The first table below looks at the demand for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 379 373 418
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +45
Contract jobs citing REXX 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.091% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £465 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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England

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REXX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REXX across the London region.

REXX Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REXX across the London region.

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (47.62%) JCL
3 9 (42.86%) CICS
3 9 (42.86%) zOS
4 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
4 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) SMTP
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (33.33%) Information Management
6 5 (23.81%) DB2
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) COBOL
7 4 (19.05%) MVS
7 4 (19.05%) RACF
7 4 (19.05%) ISPF
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Assembly Language
8 3 (14.29%) CA
8 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
8 3 (14.29%) SAS
9 2 (9.52%) FTP
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) SNA
9 2 (9.52%) C
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) AIX
9 2 (9.52%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (42.86%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) SNA
2 2 (9.52%) TELNET
2 2 (9.52%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Easytrieve
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) ISPF
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) VSAM
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) zOS
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) MVS
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
1 7 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Release Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JCL
2 4 (19.05%) COBOL
3 3 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) RACF
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) CA