The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - - 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -35.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

RPG 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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 207 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.35% 49.40% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Cardiff

RPG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG in Cardiff

RPG
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for RPG.

1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (100.00%) SQL