The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 30 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing RPG 4 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.53% 8.09% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 21.11% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.33% 38.30% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 40
Average daily rate £325 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £216 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) AS400
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 6 (66.67%) iSeries
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) DSDM
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (22.22%) Toad
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) DataStage
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) ERwin
6 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DataStage
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Toad
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) AS400
2 6 (66.67%) iSeries
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Six Sigma
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) DSDM
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
1 4 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) RPG/400
3 1 (11.11%) C
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Metastorm