The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG IV
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
346 339 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 57.67% 44.08% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 230 199
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.74 £32.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in Wales

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales - 1 £225 -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 6 (100.00%) AS400
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (16.67%) iPad

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 5 (83.33%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 2 (33.33%) SQL