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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 609 602
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Contract jobs citing REXX 7 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £299 £283 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% -19.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £365 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £351
% change year-on-year -8.93% +14.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 17797 19305 19561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.91% 39.10% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 13462 13266
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 413 395
Median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £51.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
London +19 4 £288 -32.35%
North East +58 2 £310 +11.21%
East of England - 1 - -
REXX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (63.64%) DB2
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
1 7 (63.64%) ISPF
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (45.45%) JCL
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
4 3 (27.27%) VSAM
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (27.27%) CICS
4 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) CA
4 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) Tcl
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) Toad
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) zOS
5 2 (18.18%) MVS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

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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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) RACF Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) RACF Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) VSAM
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) FMCG
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) MVS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
1 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
2 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) QMS
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JCL
3 3 (27.27%) COBOL
3 3 (27.27%) Tcl
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
3 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (9.09%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) BMC
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow