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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
REXX
Rank 411 402 394
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing REXX 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £356 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £453 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £349 £337
% change year-on-year
+15.77% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 10539 10325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.42% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6994 7469 7093
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 66 107 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £19.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.14 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 16 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (45.00%) JCL
3 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) SMTP
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 7 (35.00%) Information Management
5 6 (30.00%) zOS
6 5 (25.00%) RACF
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) CICS
7 4 (20.00%) CA
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (15.00%) ISPF
8 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (15.00%) MVS
9 2 (10.00%) Middleware
9 2 (10.00%) Telnet
9 2 (10.00%) X.25
9 2 (10.00%) OS/390
9 2 (10.00%) FTP
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) SNA
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) Solaris
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) SAS

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (20.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) SNA
2 2 (10.00%) Telnet
2 2 (10.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ISPF
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) zOS
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) MVS
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) OS/390
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) Information Management
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Release Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JCL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) CA