The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 119 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.045% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£381 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.78%
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
829 894 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.92% 40.27% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 544 422
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (71.43%) AS400
1 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) EAI
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Synon
5 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Kronos
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Synon
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Debt Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) RPG Developer
3 1 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Kronos
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle