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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG IV
England

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
905 787 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.23% 30.86% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 492 432
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £18.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham - 1 £288 -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) INSURE/90
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
1 5 (100.00%) RPG/400
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) INSURE/90
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (80.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy