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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £160
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +95.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG IV
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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
351 187 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.60% 35.48% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 119 91
Average daily rate £349 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
South Wales - - - -
RPG IV
UK