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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 608 597 609
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing REXX 35 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.079% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.21% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 7
Median daily rate £400 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £330 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.12% -1.26%
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
20622 21293 20294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 38.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14153 14242 13227
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 434 433
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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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 26 June 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 13 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 26 June 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 +10 23 £283 -19.28% 2
North East - 13 £279 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £275 -
Scotland -13 10 £463 +23.33%
South East +10 9 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 8 - -
Edinburgh -10 8 £463 +23.33%
Milton Keynes +21 7 - -
London +15 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (76.09%) IBM
2 34 (73.91%) Mainframe
3 33 (71.74%) JCL
4 29 (63.04%) zOS
5 24 (52.17%) ISPF
6 21 (45.65%) Time Sharing Option
7 20 (43.48%) FTP
8 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (36.96%) DB2
10 15 (32.61%) CA
10 15 (32.61%) Change Management
10 15 (32.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 13 (28.26%) Windows
11 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
12 12 (26.09%) MVS
12 12 (26.09%) HP
12 12 (26.09%) Firewall
13 11 (23.91%) Control-M
14 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
14 10 (21.74%) CICS
14 10 (21.74%) BMC
15 9 (19.57%) COBOL
16 8 (17.39%) SQL
16 8 (17.39%) Unix
16 8 (17.39%) ServiceNow
17 7 (15.22%) Banking
17 7 (15.22%) Tivoli
17 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 7 (15.22%) Finance
18 6 (13.04%) ITIL

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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 10 (21.74%) CICS
2 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) FTP
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.09%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) DB2
2 5 (10.87%) Easytrieve
3 2 (4.35%) OLTP
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Adabas
4 1 (2.17%) IDMS
4 1 (2.17%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) ChangeMan
General
1 7 (15.22%) Banking
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) DBA
2 13 (28.26%) DB2 DBA
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Mainframe Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) DB2 Support
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Support
6 3 (6.52%) Production DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) ISPF
2 2 (4.35%) COM
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (73.91%) Mainframe
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (32.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.70%) AS400
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) HACMP
5 3 (6.52%) iSeries
5 3 (6.52%) Replication
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) zOS
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) MVS
4 8 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Change Management
2 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Case Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Data Management
7 2 (4.35%) Document Management
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.35%) System Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) JCL
2 9 (19.57%) COBOL
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Assembly Language
4 5 (10.87%) CLIST
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (10.87%) RACF
4 1 (2.17%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Control-M
2 7 (15.22%) Tivoli
3 5 (10.87%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (4.35%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) IBM
2 15 (32.61%) CA
3 12 (26.09%) HP
4 10 (21.74%) BMC
5 8 (17.39%) ServiceNow
6 5 (10.87%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.35%) Infor
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.17%) Perforce