Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for RPG IV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RPG IV over the 6 months to 18 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 IV (ILE RPG)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 379 397
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -43
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.036% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.10% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median daily rate £525 - -
England median daily rate £513 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +55.30% +1.54% -13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +46.55%

RPG IV 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5878 5919 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.36% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3624 4208
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 220 248
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.42 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RPG IV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in the South East

RPG IV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG IV in the South East

RPG IV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG IV in the South East

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire - 4 - -
Kent -10 1 £525 -
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV 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 South East region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Code Optimisation
2 4 (80.00%) Runbook
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) IFS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OS/400
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) FIXML
3 1 (20.00%) FpML

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Data Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) AS400 Support
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) FIXML
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Code Optimisation
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) IFS