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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 556 548 508
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -40
Contract jobs citing REXX 25 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.041% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.15% +1.38%
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
18741 18180 15791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.91% 37.54% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12118 9943
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 382 423 573
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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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 3 June 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 3 June 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
North West - 11 £350 - 1
South East -6 6 £300 -36.84% 2
East of England - 3 £370 -
London -10 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 33 (60.00%) JCL
2 33 (60.00%) DB2
3 30 (54.55%) IBM
4 20 (36.36%) COBOL
5 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
5 19 (34.55%) zOS
5 19 (34.55%) ISPF
6 16 (29.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 14 (25.45%) Finance
7 14 (25.45%) UNIX
8 13 (23.64%) Banking
9 12 (21.82%) CICS
10 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.36%) Windows
11 9 (16.36%) MQSeries
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.36%) CA Gen
12 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.55%) SELCOPY
12 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.55%) SAS
12 8 (14.55%) Migration
12 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
13 7 (12.73%) OMEGAMON
13 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
13 7 (12.73%) QA
13 7 (12.73%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (21.82%) 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 33 (60.00%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) Base SAS
2 7 (12.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (9.09%) OLTP
4 1 (1.82%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Adabas
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 16 (29.09%) DBA
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) DB2 DBA
6 7 (12.73%) Mainframe DBA
7 6 (10.91%) SAS Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Designer
9 4 (7.27%) Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) DB2 Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Mainframe Programmer
11 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior
11 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Mainframe Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Systems Programmer
12 1 (1.82%) COBOL Developer
12 1 (1.82%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) 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 4 (7.27%) MVS
5 3 (5.45%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) OS/390
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 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
3 3 (5.45%) 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
5 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Time Management
5 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) JCL
2 20 (36.36%) COBOL
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
4 8 (14.55%) SELCOPY
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.09%) C
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) Tcl
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.82%) NATURAL
8 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%) RACF
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) WMI
4 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.82%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) IBM
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) CA
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) BMC
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
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