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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 439 434 436
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.010% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £420 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £376
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
10251 10150 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.88% 43.30% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7586 7269
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 61
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG/400 across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Histogram 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
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/400 within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 - 2 £448 -
RPG/400
England

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) OS/400
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microgen
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) LPAR
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) LPAR
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microgen