The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 444 423 427
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.010% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £260 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
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
10059 10179 9960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.67% 42.90% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7469 7509 7025
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 72 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £49.13 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG/400
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG/400 across the London region.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in London

RPG/400
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the London region.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in London

RPG/400
Top 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

RPG/400
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM