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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
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
1022 744 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.08% 30.07% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 428 446
Median daily rate £365 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £36.37 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

RPG/400
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) INSURE/90
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) Java

RPG/400
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 1 (33.33%) INSURE/90
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) SQL