The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 577 594 558
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs citing REXX 43 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.084% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £346 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £474 £437
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
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

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

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

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

REXX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REXX within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REXX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

REXX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK 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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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
England -21 20 £413 +4.10% 1
Scotland 0 11 £375 -17.81%
North West - 7 £375 - 1
South East - 6 - -
Erskine +15 5 £352 -22.95%
Renfrewshire +12 5 £352 -22.95%
Edinburgh - 5 £375 -
Liverpool - 4 £350 -
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
London -6 2 - -
City of London -9 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
South West -17 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 64 (78.05%) Mainframe
2 48 (58.54%) JCL
3 46 (56.10%) DB2
4 43 (52.44%) IBM
5 38 (46.34%) zOS
6 29 (35.37%) Time Sharing Option
7 27 (32.93%) ISPF
8 26 (31.71%) SQL
9 25 (30.49%) CICS
10 21 (25.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 19 (23.17%) COBOL
12 18 (21.95%) Change Management
12 18 (21.95%) UNIX
12 18 (21.95%) Windows
13 16 (19.51%) Assembly Language
13 16 (19.51%) Finance
14 15 (18.29%) Banking
15 14 (17.07%) RACF
15 14 (17.07%) OMEGAMON
15 14 (17.07%) QA
15 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
17 12 (14.63%) CA
17 12 (14.63%) CLIST
17 12 (14.63%) SDLC
18 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
18 11 (13.41%) Tcl
18 11 (13.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (30.49%) CICS
2 10 (12.20%) SAS
3 9 (10.98%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) StreamWeaver
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.54%) MS Office
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) PaaS
1 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) FTP
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) SSH
4 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.44%) NAS
4 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.10%) DB2
2 9 (10.98%) OLTP
3 8 (9.76%) Base SAS
3 8 (9.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Adabas
5 2 (2.44%) OLAP
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.22%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MSI
2 5 (6.10%) CA Gen
3 3 (3.66%) ChangeMan
4 2 (2.44%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.44%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) DBA
2 14 (17.07%) DB2 DBA
3 13 (15.85%) Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) Mainframe Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Programmer
8 7 (8.54%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) SAS Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Development Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Designer
11 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Mainframe Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Mainframe Programmer
11 3 (3.66%) Mainframe DBA
12 2 (2.44%) Systems Programmer
12 2 (2.44%) COBOL Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) ISPF
2 9 (10.98%) XML
3 8 (9.76%) XSD
3 8 (9.76%) WinForms
3 8 (9.76%) WPF
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) EntireX
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
4 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (78.05%) Mainframe
2 21 (25.61%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.98%) Data Extraction
5 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.88%) VSAM
7 4 (4.88%) AS400
8 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.44%) PKI
9 2 (2.44%) HACMP
9 2 (2.44%) iSeries
10 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.22%) Statistics
10 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) zOS
2 18 (21.95%) UNIX
2 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) OS/2
5 3 (3.66%) MVS
5 3 (3.66%) Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) OS/390
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Change Management
2 12 (14.63%) SDLC
3 9 (10.98%) Performance Management
4 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
4 8 (9.76%) System Testing
4 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.76%) Migration
4 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.32%) ITIL
5 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security
8 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.44%) ETL
8 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) JCL
2 26 (31.71%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) COBOL
4 16 (19.51%) Assembly Language
5 12 (14.63%) CLIST
6 11 (13.41%) Tcl
7 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.98%) C
8 9 (10.98%) C#
9 8 (9.76%) VBScript
10 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.88%) SELCOPY
12 3 (3.66%) Perl
12 3 (3.66%) NATURAL
12 3 (3.66%) VB
13 2 (2.44%) Java
14 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.22%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) BS7799
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) Time Sharing Option
2 14 (17.07%) RACF
3 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) OMEGAMON
2 11 (13.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (12.20%) WMI
4 9 (10.98%) Control-M
5 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.66%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.44%) SCCM
7 2 (2.44%) WSUS
8 1 (1.22%) CA Endevor
8 1 (1.22%) Puppet
8 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) IBM
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.63%) CA
4 10 (12.20%) HP
5 8 (9.76%) VMware
6 7 (8.54%) BMC
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (1.22%) Perforce
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Sun
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