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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 123 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing RPG 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.047% 0.049% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£417 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.74% +0.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
-44.14% +25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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
786 772 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.27% 37.75% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 430 403
Average daily rate £350 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 56
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.60 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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
Southampton - 1 £417 -
RPG
South East

RPG
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft