The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 113 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing REXX 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£298 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £505 £355
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +42.25%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1066 914 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.65% 36.16% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 449 387
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 37 35
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £41.00
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 Scotland

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REXX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

REXX Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REXX across the Scotland region.

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh -3 5 £275 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Tcl
2 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) MVS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) JCL
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) MSI
4 2 (22.22%) InstallShield

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) SNA
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
1 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
1 2 (22.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) ISPF
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) MVS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Tcl
3 2 (22.22%) JCL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) WMI
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
3 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SAP