The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had RPG Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RPG Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring an RPG Developer 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 1.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £225
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 485 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.78% 95.85% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 351 363
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

RPG Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured RPG Developer in the job title.

RPG Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RPG Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG Developer across the South Wales region.

RPG Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RPG Developer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, RPG Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring RPG Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) RPG
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
3 1 (16.67%) RPG IV

RPG Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 1 (16.67%) SQL