The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.97% 30.07% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 93 94
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £51.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 31 July 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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RPG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) OS/400
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft