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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 407 416 410
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing REXX 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.022% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £259 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £488
% change year-on-year
+25.63% -34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
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England

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
8986 9060 8705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.44% 42.68% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 6764 6183
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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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 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Adabas
2 1 (33.33%) SNA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) RACF

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM