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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 422 433 418
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 9 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.004% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.010% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £420 £325 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -43.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £205 £375
% change year-on-year
+36.58% -45.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
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
9839 10048 10031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.62% 44.33% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7382 7546 7657
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £420 -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) RPG
2 9 (69.23%) AS400
2 9 (69.23%) iSeries
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) RPG/400
6 3 (23.08%) Misys Equation
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
6 3 (23.08%) Misys
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
7 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 1 (7.69%) FMCG
8 1 (7.69%) Microgen
8 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center

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 (23.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Misys Equation
2 1 (7.69%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) AS400 Developer
3 7 (53.85%) RPG Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) JDE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior AS400 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) AS400
1 9 (69.23%) iSeries
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
1 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) SDLC
1 2 (15.38%) System Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Misys
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microgen
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft