The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 158 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing REXX 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.062% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1422 1112 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.46% 34.59% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 731 542
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 29 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £19.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
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 the North West

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -2 2 £313 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) JCL
3 4 (44.44%) zOS
4 3 (33.33%) RACF
4 3 (33.33%) MVS
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) CICS
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) COBOL
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (22.22%) StreamWeaver
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) SSH
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) PKI
6 1 (11.11%) ISPF
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (11.11%) People Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (33.33%) CICS
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (22.22%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Mainframe Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) RACF Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 3 (33.33%) MVS
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) People Management
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Security Management
1 1 (11.11%) System Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) CLIST
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase