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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 559 551 536
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing REXX 16 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.084% 0.067% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
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£350 £393 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +5.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £374 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.22% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
19146 17968 17098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.47% 37.53% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13079 11789 10720
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 374 548
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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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.

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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.

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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 6 July 2015. 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 East - 6 - - 2
North West - 4 £350 -
London 0 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 47 (85.45%) Mainframe
2 35 (63.64%) JCL
3 34 (61.82%) DB2
4 32 (58.18%) IBM
5 21 (38.18%) SQL
6 20 (36.36%) COBOL
6 20 (36.36%) ISPF
7 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
7 19 (34.55%) zOS
8 16 (29.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 14 (25.45%) Finance
9 14 (25.45%) UNIX
10 13 (23.64%) CICS
10 13 (23.64%) Banking
11 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.36%) MQSeries
12 9 (16.36%) Windows
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.36%) CA Gen
13 8 (14.55%) SELCOPY
13 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.55%) Migration
13 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
13 8 (14.55%) Degree
13 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) SAS
14 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
14 7 (12.73%) OMEGAMON
14 7 (12.73%) Change Management
14 7 (12.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 13 (23.64%) CICS
2 9 (16.36%) MQSeries
3 8 (14.55%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) RIP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) Base SAS
2 7 (12.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (9.09%) OLTP
4 2 (3.64%) OLAP
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Adabas
5 1 (1.82%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) CA Gen
2 4 (7.27%) ChangeMan
3 2 (3.64%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) DBA
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (10.91%) SAS Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Mainframe DBA
7 5 (9.09%) Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) DB2 Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Mainframe Programmer
10 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Junior
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Mainframe Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Programmer
11 1 (1.82%) COBOL Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) ISPF
2 2 (3.64%) WPF
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) XSD
2 2 (3.64%) WinForms
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (85.45%) Mainframe
2 16 (29.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.73%) Data Extraction
4 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.27%) AS400
6 2 (3.64%) HACMP
6 2 (3.64%) iSeries
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) VSAM
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) zOS
2 14 (25.45%) UNIX
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) MVS
4 3 (5.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) OS/390
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Migration
1 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
2 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.73%) Change Management
2 7 (12.73%) System Testing
2 7 (12.73%) SDLC
3 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
3 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.64%) ETL
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.64%) People Management
4 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) JCL
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) COBOL
4 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
5 8 (14.55%) SELCOPY
6 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) Tcl
8 2 (3.64%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) RACF
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.45%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) WMI
4 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) IBM
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) CA
4 4 (7.27%) BMC
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix