The table below looks at the statistics for RPG III skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG III
Rank - - 622
Contract jobs citing RPG III 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20622 21293 20294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 38.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14153 14242 13227
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 434 433
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

RPG III
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RPG III as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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