The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
51 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 35.17% 21.36% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

RPG
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing RPG 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.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing RPG 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. 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV