The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-26.56% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 145 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.24% 42.03% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 83
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire