The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 538 505 540
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +35
Contract jobs citing REXX 28 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.055% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate £350 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19429 16204 19746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.10% 36.89% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12753 10181 11872
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 588 704
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
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 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 14 £465 +3.33%
South East -4 10 £325 -18.75%
North West -30 1 £310 -4.61%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (64.58%) JCL
2 29 (60.42%) IBM
3 23 (47.92%) Mainframe
4 22 (45.83%) zOS
5 20 (41.67%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) CICS
7 18 (37.50%) Finance
7 18 (37.50%) ISPF
8 14 (29.17%) UNIX
9 12 (25.00%) DB2
10 11 (22.92%) CA
10 11 (22.92%) MVS
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.83%) RACF
11 10 (20.83%) Assembly Language
11 10 (20.83%) COBOL
12 9 (18.75%) AIX
12 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
12 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
13 8 (16.67%) Easytrieve
13 8 (16.67%) C++
14 7 (14.58%) SMTP
14 7 (14.58%) Information Management
14 7 (14.58%) Change Management
15 6 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
15 6 (12.50%) LPAR
15 6 (12.50%) FTP
16 5 (10.42%) SNA
16 5 (10.42%) SAS
16 5 (10.42%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (39.58%) CICS
2 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (10.42%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SMTP
2 6 (12.50%) FTP
3 5 (10.42%) SNA
4 4 (8.33%) TELNET
4 4 (8.33%) X.25
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) SMS
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) DB2
2 8 (16.67%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) DBA
4 5 (10.42%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Mainframe Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.17%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) ISPF
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) LPAR
3 5 (10.42%) HACMP
4 4 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.25%) VSAM
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) zOS
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) UNIX
4 11 (22.92%) MVS
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.75%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) OS/390
7 4 (8.33%) Solaris
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Information Management
1 7 (14.58%) Change Management
2 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (8.33%) Release Management
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.08%) Change Control
5 1 (2.08%) Security Management
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) JCL
2 10 (20.83%) Assembly Language
2 10 (20.83%) COBOL
3 8 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C
6 2 (4.17%) SELCOPY
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) RACF
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.33%) MAINVIEW
3 2 (4.17%) CA Endevor
3 2 (4.17%) Control-M
4 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) IBM
2 11 (22.92%) CA
3 5 (10.42%) BMC
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Siebel
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) IronPort
5 1 (2.08%) Open Text
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) ION Trading