The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 389 379 360
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.067% 0.091% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £201 £243
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
RPG IV
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8970 8785 8327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 40.22% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 6289 5960
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 81 106
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in London

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in London

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Wimbledon - - - -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RPG IV 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 IV.

1 37 (100.00%) RPG
2 26 (70.27%) AS400
3 22 (59.46%) iSeries
4 14 (37.84%) Banking
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) IBM
8 9 (24.32%) Derivative
9 7 (18.92%) SunGard GMI
9 7 (18.92%) Replication
9 7 (18.92%) SunGard
9 7 (18.92%) FTP
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (10.81%) Finance
11 4 (10.81%) RPG/400
11 4 (10.81%) International Banking
12 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
13 2 (5.41%) PDM
13 2 (5.41%) OS/400
13 2 (5.41%) Project Management
13 2 (5.41%) XML
14 1 (2.70%) Python
14 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
14 1 (2.70%) HTML
14 1 (2.70%) DB2
14 1 (2.70%) JDBC
14 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (2.70%) Middleware
14 1 (2.70%) FpML

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RPG IV 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 IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) FTP
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) International Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) AS400 Developer
3 14 (37.84%) RPG Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Programmer
5 9 (24.32%) Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (16.22%) RPG Programmer
8 5 (13.51%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 4 (10.81%) Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Systems Programmer
10 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
10 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (2.70%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) JDBC
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) FpML
2 1 (2.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) AS400
2 22 (59.46%) iSeries
3 9 (24.32%) Derivative
4 7 (18.92%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (5.41%) PDM
2 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Change Management
3 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) RPG
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) SunGard