The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 613 600 597
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing REXX 33 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.080% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 8
Median daily rate £315 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20697 21096 19957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.54% 37.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14274 13985 13187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 438 461
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing REXX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 23 £300 -14.35% 2
North East - 12 £279 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £275 -
Scotland -23 10 £463 +16.71%
Edinburgh -2 9 £463 +23.33%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 - - 1
South East +3 6 - - 1
Milton Keynes +12 5 - - 1
North West -13 4 £315 -10.00%
Liverpool -7 2 £315 -10.00%
Merseyside -7 2 £315 -10.00%
Lancashire - 2 £313 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £313 -
London +6 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REXX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for REXX.

1 40 (83.33%) IBM
2 37 (77.08%) Mainframe
3 36 (75.00%) JCL
4 29 (60.42%) ISPF
5 27 (56.25%) zOS
6 25 (52.08%) Time Sharing Option
7 22 (45.83%) DB2
7 22 (45.83%) FTP
7 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (43.75%) CA
9 19 (39.58%) IBM Mainframe
10 17 (35.42%) CICS
10 17 (35.42%) MVS
11 15 (31.25%) Change Management
12 14 (29.17%) COBOL
13 13 (27.08%) Finance
13 13 (27.08%) Banking
14 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (25.00%) HP
14 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
14 12 (25.00%) CLIST
15 11 (22.92%) Easytrieve
15 11 (22.92%) C++
15 11 (22.92%) Windows
15 11 (22.92%) Firewall
16 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
16 10 (20.83%) BMC
16 10 (20.83%) Control-M
17 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
18 8 (16.67%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (35.42%) CICS
2 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) FTP
2 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.92%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) SSL
4 6 (12.50%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.08%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) DB2
2 11 (22.92%) Easytrieve
3 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (12.50%) MS Access
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) OLTP
5 1 (2.08%) Adabas
5 1 (2.08%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) ChangeMan
General
1 13 (27.08%) Banking
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
1 12 (25.00%) DBA
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) DB2 Support
7 3 (6.25%) Mainframe Support
7 3 (6.25%) Production DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) ISPF
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (77.08%) Mainframe
2 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (39.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (12.50%) VSAM
5 3 (6.25%) AS400
5 3 (6.25%) HACMP
5 3 (6.25%) iSeries
5 3 (6.25%) Replication
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) zOS
2 17 (35.42%) MVS
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Linux
5 7 (14.58%) Unix
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Change Management
2 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.42%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.08%) Information Management
7 1 (2.08%) Information Security
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) JCL
2 14 (29.17%) COBOL
3 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 12 (25.00%) CLIST
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) VBA
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (14.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (10.42%) RACF
4 1 (2.08%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Control-M
2 7 (14.58%) Tivoli
3 5 (10.42%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (4.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) IBM
2 21 (43.75%) CA
3 12 (25.00%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) BMC
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
7 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Perforce
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