The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RPG IV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +11.36% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

RPG IV is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 582 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.47% 23.79% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 373 457
Median daily rate £425 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +6.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing RPG IV as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in Berkshire

RPG IV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RPG IV in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG IV in Berkshire