Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an RPG Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 616 585
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31 -11
Contract jobs requiring an RPG Developer 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.024% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
London median daily rate £513 £466 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% +79.33% -50.48%
10th Percentile £359 £379 £255
90th Percentile £563 £566 £265
England median daily rate £500 £433 £300
% change year-on-year +15.61% +44.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 42,027 43,668 39,354
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,183 31,765 28,084
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 570 553
London median hourly rate £20.70 £19.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -

RPG Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG Developer in London

RPG Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG Developer in London

RPG Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RPG Developer in London over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RPG Developer in London

RPG Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG Developer in London

RPG Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +14 5 £388 -10.40%
Central London -5 5 £525 +40.00%
RPG Developer
England

RPG Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 London region featuring RPG Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) RPG
2 5 (45.45%) JD Edwards
3 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
3 4 (36.36%) FMCG
3 4 (36.36%) iSeries
3 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (9.09%) AS400
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) JDE World
6 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting

RPG Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) FMCG
1 4 (36.36%) iSeries
1 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
2 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle