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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 237
Contract jobs citing REXX 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £428 £337
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 2910 3044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.97% 34.33% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1485 1525
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 150 190
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) JCL
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ISPF
3 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) LPAR
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) HACMP
3 4 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) BMC
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) ION Trading

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) LPAR
2 4 (40.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) ION Trading