The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 255 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.44% -4.45%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3288 2919 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.43% 34.20% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1578 1395
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 187
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 1 - -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) AS400
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (44.44%) iSeries
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) RPG/400
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) DB2
8 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) DSDM
9 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) ITSM
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) Misys Midas
10 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
10 2 (11.11%) Retail
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Migration

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Programmer
3 8 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (38.89%) RPG Programmer
4 7 (38.89%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 5 (27.78%) Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
7 3 (16.67%) Consultant
7 3 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
8 2 (11.11%) RPG Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior RPG Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior AS400 Developer
9 1 (5.56%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) AS400
2 8 (44.44%) iSeries
3 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) DSDM
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
2 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) RPG/400
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle