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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 548 536 504
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs citing REXX 31 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.061% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £360
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
19095 18640 15911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.62% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12593 12356 9996
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 443 593
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.10 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 19 £425 +37.09%
East of England - 5 £445 -
East Midlands - 4 £210 -
South East -21 1 £300 -7.69%
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (86.05%) Mainframe
2 27 (62.79%) DB2
3 24 (55.81%) JCL
4 20 (46.51%) COBOL
4 20 (46.51%) IBM
5 18 (41.86%) Assembly Language
6 16 (37.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 14 (32.56%) zOS
7 14 (32.56%) SQL
8 13 (30.23%) ISPF
9 12 (27.91%) Banking
9 12 (27.91%) Finance
10 10 (23.26%) CICS
10 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.93%) UNIX
11 9 (20.93%) CA Gen
12 8 (18.60%) SELCOPY
12 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
12 8 (18.60%) Degree
12 8 (18.60%) MQSeries
12 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.60%) Migration
13 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
13 7 (16.28%) SAS
13 7 (16.28%) System Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
13 7 (16.28%) QA
13 7 (16.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (16.28%) Base SAS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (23.26%) CICS
2 8 (18.60%) MQSeries
3 7 (16.28%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) RIP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Base SAS
3 3 (6.98%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.33%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.91%) Banking
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) DBA
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Programmer
4 7 (16.28%) Mainframe DBA
5 6 (13.95%) DB2 DBA
5 6 (13.95%) SAS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Designer
7 4 (9.30%) DB2 Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Junior
9 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) ISPF
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (86.05%) Mainframe
2 16 (37.21%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) zOS
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) MVS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.28%) System Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) People Management
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.33%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JCL
2 20 (46.51%) COBOL
3 18 (41.86%) Assembly Language
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) SELCOPY
6 3 (6.98%) C
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) RACF
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) IBM
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix