The first table below looks at the demand for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 17 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 Southampton 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 87 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.72% 32.95% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 52 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
RPG
Hampshire

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG across the Southampton region.

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

RPG
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) AS400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM