The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.61% +10.16%
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
806 666 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.18% 31.91% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 408 448
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £227 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 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 £18.25 £15.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £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/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