The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 59 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing RPG 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.60% 0.39% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 0.78% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £313 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £450 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £274 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -29.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-62.02% -
RPG
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
253 257 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.94% 49.52% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 187 91
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RPG
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

RPG Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

RPG
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -3 8 £400 -11.11%
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 9 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RPG 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.

1 8 (80.00%) AS400
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RPG 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) AS400 Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Integration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (20.00%) RPG/400