The first table below looks at the demand for RPG/400 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/400 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
739 572 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.38% 31.99% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 290 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 36
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.31 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
RPG/400
England

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RPG/400
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/400 across the West Midlands region.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RPG/400
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/400 across the West Midlands region.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands