The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
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Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £376 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.56% +30.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG IV
Wales

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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 218 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.07% 37.98% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 168 118
Average daily rate £330 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £79.25 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.81% +423.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.65 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £131.85 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RPG IV
Top 6 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400