The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - 96 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.25% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
819 671 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.98% 31.80% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 419 450
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 34
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £30.00 £41.00
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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the West Midlands region.

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands