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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 129 129 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing REXX 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.036% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.090% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
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£375 £456 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.81% +35.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £404 £349
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +15.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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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.

REXX Daily Rate Trend 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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Renfrewshire +12 5 £352 -22.95%
Edinburgh - 5 £375 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Tcl
2 9 (56.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) MSI
3 8 (50.00%) WMI
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
4 7 (43.75%) zOS
4 7 (43.75%) CA
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 6 (37.50%) XSD
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) WinForms
5 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) OS/2
7 4 (25.00%) JCL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Development Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) RACF Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) XSD
2 6 (37.50%) WinForms
2 6 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) zOS
4 4 (25.00%) OS/2
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Tcl
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 4 (25.00%) JCL
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) CLIST
6 3 (18.75%) COBOL
7 2 (12.50%) VB
8 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) BS7799
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) RACF
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) WMI
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) CA
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec