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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 566 562 552
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing REXX 23 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.030% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.080% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
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£425 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £366 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £428
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -8.18%
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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 13 £425 - 5
South West -17 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
London +17 2 £225 -50.00%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (86.27%) Mainframe
2 28 (54.90%) JCL
2 28 (54.90%) IBM
3 21 (41.18%) UNIX
4 20 (39.22%) DB2
5 18 (35.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 15 (29.41%) zOS
7 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) ISPF
8 13 (25.49%) SAS
9 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 12 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 12 (23.53%) Data Extraction
10 11 (21.57%) Base SAS
10 11 (21.57%) System Testing
10 11 (21.57%) Migration
10 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
10 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
10 11 (21.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (19.61%) COBOL
12 9 (17.65%) CICS
12 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.73%) OMEGAMON
13 7 (13.73%) Change Management
14 6 (11.76%) MVS
14 6 (11.76%) Assembly Language
14 6 (11.76%) Windows
14 6 (11.76%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (25.49%) SAS
2 9 (17.65%) CICS
3 4 (7.84%) StreamWeaver
4 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.92%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) DB2
2 11 (21.57%) Base SAS
2 11 (21.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (9.80%) OLTP
4 3 (5.88%) Adabas
5 2 (3.92%) OLAP
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ChangeMan
2 2 (3.92%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.92%) MSI
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) DBA
2 10 (19.61%) SAS Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (13.73%) DB2 DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Mainframe DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) ISPF
2 3 (5.88%) EntireX
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) WinForms
3 2 (3.92%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) XSD
3 2 (3.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (86.27%) Mainframe
2 12 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (23.53%) Data Extraction
3 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) VSAM
5 4 (7.84%) AS400
6 2 (3.92%) iSeries
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) PKI
6 2 (3.92%) HACMP
7 1 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 15 (29.41%) zOS
3 6 (11.76%) MVS
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
1 11 (21.57%) Migration
1 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
1 11 (21.57%) System Testing
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
3 6 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.92%) Information Security
4 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.92%) ETL
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) JCL
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) COBOL
4 6 (11.76%) Assembly Language
5 5 (9.80%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) NATURAL
7 2 (3.92%) CLIST
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Tcl
7 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.96%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.96%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (5.88%) RACF
3 3 (5.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.88%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (3.92%) WMI
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) IBM
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) CA
4 4 (7.84%) BMC
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) HP