Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for REXX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REXX over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

REXX
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 853 816
Rank change year-on-year +7 -37 +2
Contract jobs citing REXX 11 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.051% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 12
England median daily rate £288 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.69% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £251 £222 £214
90th Percentile £435 £495 £588
UK median daily rate £419 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +11.53% +3.45% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK median hourly rate - - £26.50

REXX is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39982 39599 40257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.15% 40.49% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28189 27431 27566
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 819 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing REXX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for REXX in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REXX in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REXX in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REXX in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REXX in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 5 £288 -11.54%
East of England -16 3 - -
South East +3 2 £430 -
North of England +51 1 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
REXX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for REXX.

1 8 (72.73%) JCL
2 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) ISPF
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (36.36%) COBOL
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) CICS
6 3 (27.27%) CA
6 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
6 3 (27.27%) Tcl
6 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) VSAM
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
6 3 (27.27%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Bluemix
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Tester
3 1 (9.09%) RACF Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) RACF Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) VSAM
4 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
1 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JCL
2 4 (36.36%) COBOL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Tcl
3 3 (27.27%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (18.18%) RACF
3 1 (9.09%) ACF2
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) BMC