The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 604 - 624
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% - 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.021% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £448 - £357
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £205 £357
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -42.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
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
18938 19857 19704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.83% 39.07% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13116 13631 13535
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 513 405
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 £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG/400
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG/400 across the England region.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in England

RPG/400
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the England region.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in England

RPG/400
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/400 within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 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 - 4 £448 -
RPG/400
UK

RPG/400
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
3 3 (60.00%) iSeries
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Microgen
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) General Ledger

RPG/400
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 (40.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) AS400 Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microgen