The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had RPG Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RPG Programmer
UK
Rank 596 614 597
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring an RPG Programmer 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £363 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +22.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

RPG Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured RPG Programmer in the job title.

RPG Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

RPG Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RPG Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RPG Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RPG Programmer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 4 £300 -17.24% 1
London +7 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £330 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Somerset - 1 £330 -
Taunton - 1 £330 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -

RPG Programmer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, RPG Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring RPG Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
3 5 (55.56%) AS400
4 2 (22.22%) BPCS
4 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
4 2 (22.22%) JDE World
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) RPG/400
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Misys Midas
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

RPG Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) BPCS
1 2 (22.22%) JDE World
2 1 (11.11%) Misys Midas
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
3 1 (11.11%) RPG/400
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards