Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 6 months to 9 December 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 590 654 626
Rank change year-on-year +64 -28 +34
Contract jobs citing REXX 6 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.014% 0.036% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.037% 0.089% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +4.65% +9.14%
UK median daily rate £388 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -13.89% +5.88% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,424 22,489 19,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.19% 40.51% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,526 14,564 12,468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £305 £275
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 547 622
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.00 £15.79
90th Percentile £53.83 £51.00 £52.23
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +2.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing REXX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for REXX in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REXX in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REXX in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
Yorkshire +26 4 £400 -9.86%
North of England +16 4 £400 -9.86%
South East +60 2 £375 -31.82%
REXX
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REXX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for REXX.

1 4 (66.67%) SAS
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
1 4 (66.67%) RACF
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
1 4 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
1 4 (66.67%) ACF2
1 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) ACF2
1 4 (66.67%) RACF
1 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle