Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 200 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.070% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £513 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +55.30% +1.54% -13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2155 2310 2553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.03% 40.61% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1501 1696
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £514 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 172
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%
10th Percentile £17.80 £19.70 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.38 £54.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in the South West

RPG IV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG IV in the South West