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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / South East
Rank - 257 264
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.10% 0.060%
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 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
2588 2950 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.64% 33.75% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1945 1866
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
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