The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 566 538 456
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -82
Contract jobs citing REXX 13 14 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.029% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.073% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 43
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£400 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £368 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £412 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £428 £337
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18664 19105 20193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.28% 39.36% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12054 12170 12275
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 517 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 England

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REXX across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

REXX Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 10 £393 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (75.00%) JCL
2 25 (69.44%) Mainframe
3 14 (38.89%) IBM
4 11 (30.56%) ISPF
5 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Tivoli
5 10 (27.78%) zOS
5 10 (27.78%) RACF
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (22.22%) DB2
7 8 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (19.44%) CA
8 7 (19.44%) CICS
8 7 (19.44%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (13.89%) BMC
10 5 (13.89%) COBOL
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Exstream
11 4 (11.11%) Exstream Dialogue
11 4 (11.11%) Information Management
11 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (11.11%) HP
11 4 (11.11%) SMTP
11 4 (11.11%) SNA
11 4 (11.11%) MVS
11 4 (11.11%) MAINVIEW

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (19.44%) CICS
2 4 (11.11%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SMTP
1 4 (11.11%) SNA
2 2 (5.56%) Telnet
2 2 (5.56%) X.25
2 2 (5.56%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ChangeMan
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) DBA
3 6 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Programmer
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) ISPF
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Mainframe
2 8 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.78%) LPAR
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
1 10 (27.78%) zOS
2 9 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) MVS
5 2 (5.56%) OS/390
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Change Management
1 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (11.11%) Information Management
1 4 (11.11%) Release Management
1 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) JCL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) COBOL
4 4 (11.11%) SELCOPY
5 2 (5.56%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) RACF
2 6 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.11%) MAINVIEW
3 3 (8.33%) CA Endevor
4 2 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (19.44%) CA
3 5 (13.89%) BMC
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) ION Trading