Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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.

IBM RPG
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - +99 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.12% - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 - £300
South East median daily rate £375 £525 £288
% change year-on-year -28.57% +82.61% -31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50

RPG is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 686 939 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.52% 39.50% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 401 274
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £246
90th Percentile £561 £525 £523
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.89% +26.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £15.82 £20.20 £14.30
90th Percentile £45.25 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Buckinghamshire

RPG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG in Buckinghamshire

RPG
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - 1 £375 -
RPG
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Synon
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Synon
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM