Period
to 19 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an RPG Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

RPG Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 84 124
Rank change year-on-year +27 +40 -
Contract jobs requiring an RPG Developer 4 20 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 1.42% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.47% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 496 1,359 1,702
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.88% 96.73% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 810 974
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £256
90th Percentile £541 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 58 40
Median hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +26.76% -11.25%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.10 £35.03
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -24.73%

RPG Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured RPG Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for RPG Developer in Glasgow

RPG Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RPG Developer in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for RPG Developer in Glasgow

RPG Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, RPG Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring RPG Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) OS/400
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

RPG Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 4 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM