Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RPG IV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG IV over the 6 months to 19 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 IV (ILE RPG)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 252 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.015% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median daily rate - £420 -
Central London median daily rate - £420 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

RPG IV 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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3694 3364 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.57% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2831 3595
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RPG IV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in the City of London

RPG IV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RPG IV in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG IV in the City of London