The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG/400
England / London
Rank 401 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +15.90% +22.22%  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8850 9343 8742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.48% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6573 7006 6334
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +35.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.51 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

RPG/400
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

RPG/400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG/400 in London

RPG/400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG/400 in London

RPG/400
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for RPG/400.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) 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%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) IFS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling

RPG/400
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IFS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP