Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 601 601
Rank change year-on-year -31 0 +1
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.030% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
London median daily rate £425 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +28.33% -29.41%
England median daily rate £425 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +10.39% +28.33% -20.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

RPG/400 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22484 20043 20414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.63% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17032 14992 15212
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £304
90th Percentile £667 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 113 145
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

RPG/400
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RPG/400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG/400 in London

RPG/400
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/400 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South London - 1 £425 -
RPG/400
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Synon
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

RPG/400
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Synon
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV