The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 546 541 494
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 10 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.056% 0.029% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£300 - £243
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG IV
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17806 17066 14951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.81% 37.43% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11714 10928 9375
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 444 576
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £15.98 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG IV across the England region.

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in England

RPG IV
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG IV across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

RPG IV Daily Rate Histogram in England

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the England region.

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in England

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 3 £375 -
South East - 2 £225 -
South West -8 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV.

1 41 (100.00%) RPG
2 27 (65.85%) AS400
3 26 (63.41%) iSeries
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 14 (34.15%) IBM
6 10 (24.39%) DB2
6 10 (24.39%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) Banking
7 9 (21.95%) Derivative
8 8 (19.51%) RPG/400
9 7 (17.07%) Replication
9 7 (17.07%) SunGard GMI
9 7 (17.07%) SunGard
10 6 (14.63%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
11 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
11 3 (7.32%) Retail
11 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
12 2 (4.88%) UNIX
12 2 (4.88%) Linux
12 2 (4.88%) DSDM
12 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
12 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.88%) OS/400
12 2 (4.88%) Internet
12 2 (4.88%) ERwin
12 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (4.88%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ERwin
2 1 (2.44%) Synon
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) AS400 Developer
3 15 (36.59%) RPG Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Programmer
6 7 (17.07%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (14.63%) Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) RPG Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.88%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior AS400 Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Debt Manager
10 2 (4.88%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
11 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
11 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Java SE
1 1 (2.44%) FpML
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) JDBC
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) AS400
2 26 (63.41%) iSeries
3 9 (21.95%) Derivative
4 7 (17.07%) Replication
5 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) DSDM
3 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
3 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) ITSM
4 1 (2.44%) PDM
4 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) RPG
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) IBM
2 7 (17.07%) SunGard
3 1 (2.44%) Infor
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
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