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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 65 62
Contract jobs citing REXX 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.37% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £428 £337
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
423 273 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.73% 24.64% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 108 88
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) JCL
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) MVS
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) VSAM
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (40.00%) CICS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) VSAM
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) IBM