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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 409 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.42% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
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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
10162 10880 10567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.46% 43.30% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7313 7789 7371
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 85 138
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 7 (100.00%) RPG
1 7 (100.00%) AS400
1 7 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) iSeries
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) MQSeries

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RPG/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Programmer
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
1 7 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft