The table below looks at the statistics for RPG III skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG III
Rank - 556 534
Contract jobs citing RPG III 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £243
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £243
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19274 18137 17083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.00% 37.23% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12858 11442 10509
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 522 714
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

RPG III
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RPG III Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG III
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG III within the UK.

RPG III Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RPG III
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG III within the UK.

RPG III Hourly Rate Trend in the UK