Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 January 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Contract jobs citing RPG 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.34% - -
East of England median daily rate £338 £385 -
% change year-on-year -12.34% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 469 582 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.91% 38.31% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 313 308
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £556 £588 £539
East of England median daily rate £435 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +4.82% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Hertfordshire

RPG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 4 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 4 (100.00%) Endur
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Endur
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) JD Edwards