The first table below looks at the demand for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 213 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REXX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2810 2579 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.41% 40.87% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 2016 2130
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £33.18 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REXX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REXX across the City of London region.

REXX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REXX across the City of London region.

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REXX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REXX.

1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REXX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REXX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) CA