The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 29 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.48% 5.16% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 13.13% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£250 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -37.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -14.28%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 99 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.58% 39.29% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 35
Average daily rate £330 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in Slough

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (85.71%) iSeries
3 5 (71.43%) AS400
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) DB2
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) DSDM
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Misys Midas
5 2 (28.57%) DataStage
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) ERwin
5 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 5 (71.43%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) DSDM
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
3 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle