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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / South East
Rank 237 252 251
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.035% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £240 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
2348 2863 3183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.28% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1819 1804
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 125 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.33 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BPCS
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) BPCS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) AS400 Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG