The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - 94 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £419 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £304 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -24.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £30.00
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
640 601 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.41% 38.28% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 362 338
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.65 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £40.00
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 Yorkshire

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG across the West Yorkshire region.

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire