The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 2.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.96% +10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £30.00
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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
114 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.00% 24.28% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 31
Average daily rate £325 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £27.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Slough

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (75.00%) iSeries
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 3 (75.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) DSDM
3 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) ERwin
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Misys Midas
3 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) C

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) AS400 Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iSeries
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (75.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM