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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 236 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.048% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.064% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £201 £210
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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England

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
3137 2759 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.60% 33.15% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1443 1231
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 £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015. 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 - - - -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) RPG
2 10 (83.33%) AS400
3 7 (58.33%) iSeries
3 7 (58.33%) RPG/400
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) ITSM
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Misys Midas
7 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) ERwin
7 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) DSDM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Programmer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) RPG Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior AS400 Developer
6 1 (8.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) AS400
2 7 (58.33%) iSeries
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (58.33%) RPG/400
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix