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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 571 578 570
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing REXX 25 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.084% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Average daily rate £425 £268 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.87% -45.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £287 £488
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -41.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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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 11 February 2016.

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.

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 East +28 13 £525 +162.50%
North East - 6 £325 -
South West - 3 - -
London +6 1 - - 2
East of England -4 1 - -
North West -18 1 £313 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 55 (91.67%) JCL
2 44 (73.33%) Mainframe
3 36 (60.00%) ISPF
4 35 (58.33%) IBM
5 33 (55.00%) COBOL
6 29 (48.33%) CICS
7 28 (46.67%) Windows
7 28 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
8 25 (41.67%) FTP
9 23 (38.33%) Assembly Language
10 22 (36.67%) CA
10 22 (36.67%) C++
11 20 (33.33%) zOS
11 20 (33.33%) Tivoli
11 20 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (31.67%) CLIST
13 18 (30.00%) Easytrieve
14 17 (28.33%) Unix
15 16 (26.67%) DB2
16 14 (23.33%) Finance
17 13 (21.67%) Change Management
17 13 (21.67%) MQSeries
18 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (20.00%) Shell Script
18 12 (20.00%) Banking
18 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
19 11 (18.33%) VSAM
19 11 (18.33%) ChangeMan
19 11 (18.33%) iSeries

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (48.33%) CICS
2 13 (21.67%) MQSeries
3 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 6 (10.00%) IIS
5 5 (8.33%) StreamWeaver
6 2 (3.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) FTP
2 9 (15.00%) SSL
3 6 (10.00%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.67%) SNA
4 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Easytrieve
2 16 (26.67%) DB2
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (10.00%) MS Access
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) Adabas
6 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) ChangeMan
2 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Mainframe Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Tivoli Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Development Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) ISPF
2 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (73.33%) Mainframe
2 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.33%) iSeries
3 11 (18.33%) VSAM
4 9 (15.00%) AS400
4 9 (15.00%) HACMP
4 9 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) zOS
3 17 (28.33%) Unix
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.67%) MVS
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Change Management
2 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.67%) System Testing
4 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) Information Security
6 1 (1.67%) Migration
6 1 (1.67%) People Management
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.67%) Security Management
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
6 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) JCL
2 33 (55.00%) COBOL
3 23 (38.33%) Assembly Language
4 22 (36.67%) C++
5 19 (31.67%) CLIST
6 12 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (18.33%) Perl
8 10 (16.67%) C#
8 10 (16.67%) VBA
9 6 (10.00%) Java
9 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.67%) SQL
11 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 20 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (8.33%) RACF
4 1 (1.67%) ACF2
4 1 (1.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) IBM
2 22 (36.67%) CA
3 10 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 7 (11.67%) HP
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase