Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 May 2018 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 184 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +200
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.062% 0.047% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% - -
England median daily rate £388 £313 £281
% change year-on-year +24.00% +11.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £15.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,114 1,855 2,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.44% 43.91% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,257 1,657
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £296 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 18 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.16 £12.31 £12.48
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.88 £42.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing RPG IV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in Yorkshire

RPG IV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RPG IV in Yorkshire

RPG IV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RPG IV in Yorkshire

RPG IV
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -19 3 £428 +42.50%
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SAP