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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 408 404 398
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.005% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.011% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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
8977 8891 8693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 42.68% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6664 6632 6177
Average daily rate £474 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) iSeries
3 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Misys
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (20.00%) RPG/400
5 1 (20.00%) Java

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Misys
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
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