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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 30 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.36% 1.27% 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 4.00% 13.27%
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 £220 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
58 75 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.64% 31.78% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 33
Average daily rate £360 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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