The first table below looks at the demand for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - 121 146
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.086% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.22% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 903 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.90% 38.82% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 510 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £22.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) RPG/400

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA