The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG/400
England / South East
Rank - 254 257
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 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 £313 £240 £225
% change year-on-year
+30.20% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2397 2855 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.01% 34.19% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1802 1791
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 127 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £50.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RPG/400
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/400 across the South East region.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RPG/400
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/400 across the South East region.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East