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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 32 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.49% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 4.35% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £376 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.56% +30.78%
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
75 92 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.95% 34.20% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 45
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -34.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Misys Midas
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM