The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 107 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing RPG 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 0.060% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.25% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
758 646 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.03% 38.61% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 368 433
Average daily rate £360 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £42.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

RPG
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton - 5 £350 - 1
RPG
South East

RPG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing RPG 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.

1 16 (94.12%) AS400
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) RPG IV
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) iSeries
6 2 (11.76%) RPG/400
6 2 (11.76%) DB2
6 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (5.88%) Telecoms

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing RPG 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) AS400
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) RPG IV
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
Hampshire
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