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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 634 620 589
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.005% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £305 - £311
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
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
19910 19785 18428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.89% 38.27% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13777 13540 12006
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 400 386
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 - 2 £305 - 1
RPG/400
UK

RPG/400
Top 24 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (75.00%) iSeries
3 5 (62.50%) AS400
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) RPG IV
5 3 (37.50%) INSURE/90
5 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 3 (37.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) OS/400
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) DB2
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) EDI
6 1 (12.50%) LPAR
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Infor
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) RPG Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Support
5 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) iSeries
2 5 (62.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) LPAR
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Infor