The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank - 75 65
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.56% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG
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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
377 344 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 58.63% 43.99% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 235 198
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 £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
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 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Wales

RPG
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG 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.

1 10 (83.33%) AS400
2 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) RPG/400
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management

RPG
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:

General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) AS400 Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Business Finance Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Business Integration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) RPG/400
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