Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 20 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 78 102
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.90% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.16% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
South Wales median daily rate - £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.78% -
Wales median daily rate - £288 £213
% change year-on-year - +35.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 343 464 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.41% 41.61% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 316 494
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £238
90th Percentile £484 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%
10th Percentile £15.15 £19.93 £12.45
90th Percentile £39.85 £77.50 £55.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% -1.68%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in South Wales

RPG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG in South Wales