The first table below looks at the demand for RPG/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 582 563 576
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £223 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.01% -25.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £223 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20224 19527 20817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.96% 38.20% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12935 12075 12436
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 560 801
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG/400
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RPG/400
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RPG/400
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RPG/400
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 10 £425 +91.01% 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
South West - - - -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 12 (100.00%) RPG
1 12 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 11 (91.67%) AS400
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) iSeries
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) FTP
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) ERwin
7 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) DSDM
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Misys Midas
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RPG/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Misys Midas
2 1 (8.33%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) AS400
2 8 (66.67%) iSeries
3 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) DSDM
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) RPG
1 12 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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