The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 388 373 357
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing RPG 11 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.051% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
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£305 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £394 £338
% change year-on-year
-30.39% +16.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
RPG
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
8982 8805 8169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 40.52% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6614 6259 5870
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in London

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in London

RPG
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (71.43%) RPG IV
2 23 (65.71%) iSeries
3 17 (48.57%) AS400
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 12 (34.29%) IBM
5 12 (34.29%) Banking
6 11 (31.43%) Java
7 9 (25.71%) Derivative
8 7 (20.00%) SunGard GMI
8 7 (20.00%) Replication
8 7 (20.00%) SunGard
9 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
10 5 (14.29%) Misys
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
11 3 (8.57%) Misys Equation
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
12 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
12 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
12 2 (5.71%) Misys Midas
12 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
12 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (5.71%) Retail
12 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (8.57%) Misys Equation
3 2 (5.71%) Misys Midas
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.86%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
General
1 12 (34.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) RPG Developer
2 13 (37.14%) AS400 Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) AS400 Support
7 1 (2.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.86%) JDE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) FpML
2 1 (2.86%) Java SE
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) JDBC
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) iSeries
2 17 (48.57%) AS400
3 9 (25.71%) Derivative
4 7 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
3 1 (2.86%) ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Scrum
3 1 (2.86%) PDM
3 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) RPG IV
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) IBM
2 7 (20.00%) SunGard
3 5 (14.29%) Misys
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
4 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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