Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

IBM RPG
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 78
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.46% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.22% -
South Wales median daily rate - £288 £225
% change year-on-year - +27.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 220 203 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 35.89% 36.38% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 149 337
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £219
90th Percentile £463 £550 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -44.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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