The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG IV
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
562 533 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.95% 31.56% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 326 293
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RPG IV
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RPG IV 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 IV.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) IFS

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RPG IV 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 IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) SAX
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IFS