The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £274
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -62.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
948 1145 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.47% 40.52% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 745 589
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 11
Median hourly rate £20.97 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.46 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RPG
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) AS400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) AS400 Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV