The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 21 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.65% 1.15% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 4.17% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+35.58% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
RPG IV
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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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.57% 27.59% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

RPG IV
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL