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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 553 550 506
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Contract jobs citing REXX 23 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.086% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 15
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£299 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.47% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -

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
19708 18586 16741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.98% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12891 11631 10237
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 478 655
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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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 27 February 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 13 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 27 February 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 -8 23 £299 -3.48% 3
East of England - 9 £385 -
Essex - 7 £322 -
East Midlands - 3 £210 -
South East -31 2 £200 -36.00% 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Scotland - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (86.96%) Mainframe
2 29 (63.04%) DB2
3 27 (58.70%) JCL
4 26 (56.52%) COBOL
5 23 (50.00%) CICS
6 19 (41.30%) IBM
7 18 (39.13%) Assembly Language
7 18 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (36.96%) Finance
8 17 (36.96%) Banking
9 14 (30.43%) ISPF
10 12 (26.09%) zOS
11 10 (21.74%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) UNIX
13 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
13 8 (17.39%) Degree
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.39%) MQSeries
13 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (17.39%) RACF
13 8 (17.39%) SELCOPY
14 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
14 7 (15.22%) CA Gen
14 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.22%) SMTP
14 7 (15.22%) MS Office
14 7 (15.22%) OMEGAMON
14 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
14 7 (15.22%) QA
15 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (50.00%) CICS
2 8 (17.39%) MQSeries
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.35%) StreamWeaver
4 2 (4.35%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) SMTP
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) DB2
2 4 (8.70%) Easytrieve
3 2 (4.35%) Adabas
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
1 17 (36.96%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) DBA
4 7 (15.22%) Programmer
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Mainframe DBA
5 5 (10.87%) Mainframe Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) DB2 Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Storage Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) ISPF
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) EntireX
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (86.96%) Mainframe
2 18 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) VSAM
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) zOS
2 9 (19.57%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) MVS
4 5 (10.87%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
2 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.17%) System Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.17%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.17%) People Management
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.17%) TDD
5 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) JCL
2 26 (56.52%) COBOL
3 18 (39.13%) Assembly Language
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) SELCOPY
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) Tcl
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.35%) NATURAL
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) RACF
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.17%) WMI
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
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