The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RPG/400 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 22 June 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/400
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 634 621
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.016% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £190
% change year-on-year +45.45% +44.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RPG/400 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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18059 19340 19592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.96% 39.04% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12418 13514 13302
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 410 403
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.38 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

RPG/400
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG/400 in England

RPG/400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RPG/400 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG/400 in England

RPG/400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG/400 in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 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 England region with a requirement for RPG/400.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

RPG/400
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) IFS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP