The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 240 253 237
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing REXX 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.064% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £525 £200 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -58.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £318 £488
% change year-on-year
+33.49% -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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Buckinghamshire - 12 £525 -
Berkshire +2 1 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) JCL
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 20 (83.33%) ISPF
4 18 (75.00%) IBM
5 16 (66.67%) C++
5 16 (66.67%) COBOL
5 16 (66.67%) CICS
5 16 (66.67%) Assembly Language
6 15 (62.50%) CA
7 13 (54.17%) zOS
8 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (50.00%) Easytrieve
8 12 (50.00%) MQSeries
8 12 (50.00%) Mainframe
8 12 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
8 12 (50.00%) CLIST
8 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (41.67%) FTP
10 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (33.33%) iSeries
11 8 (33.33%) ChangeMan
11 8 (33.33%) Unix
11 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
11 8 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (25.00%) HACMP
12 6 (25.00%) HP
12 6 (25.00%) Change Management
12 6 (25.00%) AS400

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) CICS
2 12 (50.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) ChangeMan
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Development Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Information Systems Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) ISPF
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) iSeries
3 6 (25.00%) AS400
3 6 (25.00%) HACMP
4 4 (16.67%) VSAM
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) zOS
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) JCL
2 16 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 16 (66.67%) C++
2 16 (66.67%) COBOL
3 12 (50.00%) CLIST
4 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) IBM
2 15 (62.50%) CA
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Micro Focus