The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 423 433
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Contract jobs citing REXX 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.011% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £288 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% -  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9783 9312 9840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.81% 43.56% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7233 7103 7192
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REXX in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REXX in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for REXX.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) VSAM
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) ISPF
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) CICS
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM