The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RPG/400 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG/400 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/400
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 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 £319 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +15.90% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RPG/400 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/400
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG/400 in Berkshire

RPG/400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RPG/400 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG/400 in Berkshire