The first table below looks at the demand for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 236 232 250
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing REXX 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.11% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3188 2698 3264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.24% 31.76% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1357 1576
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 213 201
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REXX across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

REXX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 10 (71.43%) JCL
3 8 (57.14%) ISPF
4 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) DB2
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
7 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
7 4 (28.57%) CICS
7 4 (28.57%) BMC
7 4 (28.57%) zOS
7 4 (28.57%) HACMP
7 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
7 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (28.57%) LPAR
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) Easytrieve
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) CA
8 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) COBOL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 4 (28.57%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Easytrieve
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) HACMP
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) LPAR
3 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) zOS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JCL
2 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading