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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £376
% change year-on-year
-6.61% -14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG
Yorkshire

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
901 906 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.37% 40.21% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 617 331
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RPG
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 3 £313 -
RPG
Yorkshire

RPG
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Synon
3 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) Java

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Synon
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM