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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 34 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing RPG 6 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.10% 5.81% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 15.79% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£376 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +32.14%
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
111 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.81% 36.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) DB2
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) DSDM
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (62.50%) RPG/400
4 5 (62.50%) AS400
5 4 (50.00%) Misys Midas
5 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) ERwin
5 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ERwin
2 2 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) AS400 Developer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior AS400 Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 5 (62.50%) AS400
3 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) DSDM
1 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) RPG/400
4 2 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle