The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
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
+25.33% -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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 130 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.43% 32.75% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 105
Average daily rate £313 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 3
Average hourly rate £29.95 £43.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.54% +21.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

RPG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing RPG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG.

1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Synon
3 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) RPG III
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (25.00%) ADO

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing RPG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Synon
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) RPG III
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards