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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / London
Rank 398 411 412
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.011% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £240 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
8848 8866 8995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.95% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6594 6576 6748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 8 (88.89%) AS400
3 7 (77.78%) iSeries
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 3 (33.33%) Misys
5 3 (33.33%) Misys Equation
5 3 (33.33%) RPG/400
6 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) DB2
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
7 1 (11.11%) Release Management
7 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Misys Midas
7 1 (11.11%) Retail

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Misys Equation
2 1 (11.11%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) AS400 Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) RPG Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) RPG Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 7 (77.78%) iSeries
3 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
4 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
1 2 (22.22%) System Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Misys
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microgen