The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 620 611 602
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing REXX 8 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.043% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £393
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20175 20514 18842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.21% 38.58% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13938 14014 12142
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 451 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing REXX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +16 2 £338 -
South East +11 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
London -22 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REXX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for REXX.

1 30 (93.75%) JCL
1 30 (93.75%) Mainframe
2 26 (81.25%) IBM
3 21 (65.63%) Time Sharing Option
4 20 (62.50%) zOS
4 20 (62.50%) ISPF
5 19 (59.38%) FTP
5 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 15 (46.88%) Change Management
8 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
9 13 (40.63%) Firewall
10 12 (37.50%) MVS
11 11 (34.38%) Unix
12 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
12 10 (31.25%) Windows
12 10 (31.25%) HP
13 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
13 8 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (25.00%) Control-M
13 8 (25.00%) CA
13 8 (25.00%) ServiceNow
14 7 (21.88%) BMC
15 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
16 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
16 5 (15.63%) ITIL
16 5 (15.63%) SQL
16 5 (15.63%) DB2
16 5 (15.63%) MS Office
17 4 (12.50%) CICS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) CICS
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) FTP
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) WebEx
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) IMS/DB
2 2 (6.25%) OLTP
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Easytrieve
3 1 (3.13%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) ChangeMan
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Mainframe Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Mainframe Support
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) ISPF
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (93.75%) Mainframe
2 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (12.50%) AS400
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) HACMP
5 3 (9.38%) iSeries
6 1 (3.13%) iPad
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) zOS
2 12 (37.50%) MVS
3 11 (34.38%) Unix
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Change Management
2 10 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Information Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JCL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) COBOL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) CLIST
4 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (9.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Control-M
1 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) CA Endevor
3 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) CA
3 8 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 7 (21.88%) BMC
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Perforce