Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 - £300
South East median daily rate £375 - £300
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 587 872 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.32% 39.78% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 439 256
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +16.20% -1.39%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £45.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +21.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £35.13 £21.10
90th Percentile £48.50 £60.00 £70.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +3.80%

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 23 March 2019. 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 - 2 £375 -
RPG
South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Synon
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) 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 3 (100.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Synon
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM