The first table below looks at the demand for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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
REXX
Rank - 70 86
Contract jobs citing REXX 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.41% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
514 347 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.44% 35.88% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 173 294
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 32
Average hourly rate £37.49 £32.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £15.09 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £136.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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North West

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF