The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 84 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing REXX 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.82% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 2.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £488 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
549 413 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.55% 33.85% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 229 143
Average daily rate £378 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) MVS
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISPF
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
4 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) RACF
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) SNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (60.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
1 1 (20.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP