The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 230 216 234
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 14 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.79% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate
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£376 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -20.00%
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2902 2901 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.09% 34.41% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1475 1493
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 162 195
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £19.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
RPG IV
England

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 23 July 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
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (100.00%) RPG
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
4 7 (31.82%) AS400
5 6 (27.27%) iSeries
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 4 (18.18%) DB2
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) DSDM
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) PHP
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) MySQL
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) UNIX
9 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.09%) Toad
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) DataStage
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
1 2 (9.09%) Synon
1 2 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst Programmer
1 13 (59.09%) Programmer
1 13 (59.09%) RPG Programmer
1 13 (59.09%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ADO
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) AS400
2 6 (27.27%) iSeries
3 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) DSDM
1 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
1 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
1 4 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
1 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
1 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
2 2 (9.09%) Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
2 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) RPG
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.09%) RPG/400
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) RPG III
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards