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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 537 538 485
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -53
Contract jobs citing REXX 35 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 13
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£348 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.07% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
18277 17568 15502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.15% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12002 11411 9789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 426 573
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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.

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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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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 27 March 2015.

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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 27 March 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
East Midlands - 4 £210 -
South East -35 3 £250 -23.07%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 28 (58.33%) JCL
2 28 (58.33%) DB2
3 27 (56.25%) COBOL
4 25 (52.08%) IBM
5 24 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 21 (43.75%) Assembly Language
7 20 (41.67%) CICS
8 17 (35.42%) Finance
9 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 14 (29.17%) UNIX
9 14 (29.17%) Banking
9 14 (29.17%) ISPF
10 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) zOS
11 10 (20.83%) SQL
12 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 9 (18.75%) CA Gen
12 9 (18.75%) SELCOPY
13 8 (16.67%) System Testing
13 8 (16.67%) QA
13 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
13 8 (16.67%) Migration
13 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.58%) SAS
14 7 (14.58%) MS Office
14 7 (14.58%) Data Extraction
14 7 (14.58%) Base SAS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (41.67%) CICS
2 9 (18.75%) MQSeries
3 7 (14.58%) SAS
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) RIP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) Base SAS
2 7 (14.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Easytrieve
4 2 (4.17%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.08%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) DBA
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Programmer
4 7 (14.58%) Mainframe DBA
5 6 (12.50%) SAS Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Mainframe Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Mainframe Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Designer
7 4 (8.33%) DB2 Developer
7 4 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (8.33%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Mainframe Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Junior
10 1 (2.08%) Storage Specialist
10 1 (2.08%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) ISPF
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 24 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (14.58%) Data Extraction
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.50%) VSAM
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) zOS
3 3 (6.25%) MVS
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 8 (16.67%) Migration
1 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 8 (16.67%) System Testing
2 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.08%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.08%) People Management
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) JCL
2 27 (56.25%) COBOL
3 21 (43.75%) Assembly Language
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) SELCOPY
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) NATURAL
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) RACF
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) IBM
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix