The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 409 407 402
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing REXX 5 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.063% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
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£550 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £428 £360
% change year-on-year
-20.46% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.63
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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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10091 10856 10409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 43.04% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7341 7779 7313
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REXX across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

REXX Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 10 (90.91%) RACF
1 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
1 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) CICS
3 7 (63.64%) DB2
3 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) SMTP
5 5 (45.45%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (27.27%) CA
7 3 (27.27%) zOS
7 3 (27.27%) JCL
7 3 (27.27%) ISPF
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) ChangeMan
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) SAS
8 2 (18.18%) French Language
9 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
9 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (9.09%) Validation
9 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
9 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
9 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (63.64%) CICS
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ChangeMan
General
1 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (27.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) CA