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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 570 536 497
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -39
Contract jobs citing REXX 18 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.046% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.093% 0.12% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £370 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £494 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £428 £345
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.32
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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
19301 18820 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.98% 39.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12134 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 387 501 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 18 September 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.

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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 18 September 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 - 13 £393 -
London -17 4 £500 +25.00% 6
East of England - 1 £340 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (74.19%) Mainframe
2 22 (70.97%) JCL
3 11 (35.48%) RACF
4 10 (32.26%) IBM
5 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
5 9 (29.03%) ISPF
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) DB2
7 7 (22.58%) HP
7 7 (22.58%) COBOL
7 7 (22.58%) zOS
7 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 7 (22.58%) Exstream
7 7 (22.58%) Exstream Dialogue
7 7 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (19.35%) CA
8 6 (19.35%) CICS
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) SMTP
10 4 (12.90%) MVS
10 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.90%) Information Management
10 4 (12.90%) SELCOPY
11 3 (9.68%) CA Endevor
11 3 (9.68%) OMEGAMON
11 3 (9.68%) Project Management
11 3 (9.68%) StreamWeaver

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (22.58%) Exstream Dialogue
2 6 (19.35%) CICS
3 3 (9.68%) StreamWeaver
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SMTP
2 3 (9.68%) SMS
3 2 (6.45%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ChangeMan
General
1 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (12.90%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (12.90%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) ISPF
2 1 (3.23%) ATL
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (74.19%) Mainframe
2 7 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) LPAR
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) zOS
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) MVS
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Change Management
1 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (12.90%) Information Management
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) JCL
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) COBOL
4 4 (12.90%) SELCOPY
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) RACF
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) CA Endevor
2 3 (9.68%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (6.45%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (3.23%) Control-M
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) IBM
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) CA
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) ION Trading