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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 40 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
129 134 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.73% 40.36% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 55
Average daily rate £290 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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

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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

RPG
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago