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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
REXX
UK / England
Rank 581 605 564
Rank change year-on-year +24 -41  
Contract jobs citing REXX 4 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.020% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.053% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Median daily rate £390 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £312 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £315 £434
% change year-on-year +28.57% -27.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

REXX is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17199 18829 18063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11862 12983 11839
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 448 384
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing REXX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
North East - 2 £390 -
North West +24 1 £525 +66.66%
East of England -1 1 £350 - 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) CA
2 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 4 (44.44%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Tcl
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) JCL
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) MSI

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Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Production DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
2 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Tcl
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Fortran
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
3 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) CA
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Compuware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft