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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 244 239 243
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.045% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.13% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£250 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £223 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3045 3140 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.83% 35.34% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1655 1511
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 142 183
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

RPG/400
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/400 within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
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RPG/400
England

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) ERwin
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Misys Midas
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing RPG/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM