The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 596 598 545
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -53
Contract jobs citing RPG 32 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.068% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 22
Median daily rate £325 £350 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £318 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £376
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG
UK

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
20175 20514 18842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.21% 38.58% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13938 14014 12142
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 451 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in England

RPG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

RPG Daily Rate Histogram in England

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in England

RPG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 21 £350 -20.00%
South East +15 6 £263 -37.00% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £313 -
North West - 1 - - 2
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 42 (70.00%) AS400
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) iSeries
4 13 (21.67%) RPG IV
5 9 (15.00%) Finance
6 8 (13.33%) DB2
7 7 (11.67%) ERP
8 6 (10.00%) JD Edwards
8 6 (10.00%) EDI
8 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.00%) Banking
8 6 (10.00%) RPG/400
9 5 (8.33%) Java
10 4 (6.67%) SAP
10 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.67%) OS/400
10 4 (6.67%) BPCS
10 4 (6.67%) Retail
10 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
10 4 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (6.67%) JDE World
11 3 (5.00%) Migration
11 3 (5.00%) Misys Midas
11 3 (5.00%) SAX
11 3 (5.00%) Web Services
11 3 (5.00%) XML
11 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (5.00%) .NET
12 2 (3.33%) Oracle
12 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) BPCS
1 4 (6.67%) JDE World
2 3 (5.00%) Misys Midas
3 2 (3.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.33%) Unica
4 1 (1.67%) INSURE/90
4 1 (1.67%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SAN
1 1 (1.67%) SSL
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) DB2
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.33%) DTS
3 2 (3.33%) QlikView
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) PVCS
2 1 (1.67%) Synon
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) RPG Developer
3 22 (36.67%) AS400 Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Programmer
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) AS400 Support
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) AS400 Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) JDE Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Process Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) EDI
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) SAX
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) CGI
3 2 (3.33%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) AS400
2 20 (33.33%) iSeries
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) LPAR
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) OS/400
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) ERP
2 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) ArchiMate
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Cash Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Logistics
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (3.33%) Scrum
5 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) RPG IV
3 6 (10.00%) RPG/400
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) COBOL
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) GMP
2 1 (1.67%) MiFID
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Calypso
3 2 (3.33%) Cognos
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Pega
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) IFS
4 1 (1.67%) Infor
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.67%) SunGard
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