The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 619 598
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21  
Contract jobs citing REXX 16 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.065% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 23
Median daily rate £310 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £463 £400
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19764 20993 21025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.88% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13485 14405 14060
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 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 462 425
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £15.00 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.16 £51.30
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REXX in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REXX over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REXX in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for REXX in the UK

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Top 12 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 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
Scotland +33 9 £429 -7.18%
England +6 7 £299 +5.75% 1
Glasgow - 7 £429 -
London +6 4 £288 -32.35%
Tyne and Wear +63 2 £310 +12.72%
Newcastle upon Tyne +63 2 £310 +12.72%
North East +61 2 £310 +11.21%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for REXX.

1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) SSL
3 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
3 15 (48.39%) VB
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Tcl
3 15 (48.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (48.39%) Mainframe
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 15 (48.39%) Patch Management
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (45.16%) Software Distribution
4 14 (45.16%) Windows 10
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 14 (45.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 14 (45.16%) Prototyping
4 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (45.16%) ISPF
4 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
4 14 (45.16%) MSI
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) DB2
4 14 (45.16%) HTTP
4 14 (45.16%) HTTPS
4 14 (45.16%) IBM
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Time Sharing Option
6 12 (38.71%) JCL

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (32.26%) CICS
2 7 (22.58%) MQSeries
2 7 (22.58%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) SSL
2 14 (45.16%) HTTP
2 14 (45.16%) HTTPS
3 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
3 7 (22.58%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MSI
2 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.45%) Toad
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) Analyst
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (9.68%) DBA
2 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Assembler Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) RACF Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) SAS Programmer
3 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.23%) RACF Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) RACF Security Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) ISPF
2 7 (22.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Mainframe
2 7 (22.58%) PKI
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.68%) VSAM
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
1 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
1 15 (48.39%) Windows XP
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 10
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) zOS
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Patch Management
2 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
2 14 (45.16%) Prototyping
2 14 (45.16%) Software Distribution
2 14 (45.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Project Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Security Management
3 7 (22.58%) Time Management
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) People Management
5 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Tcl
2 15 (48.39%) VB
3 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
4 12 (38.71%) JCL
5 7 (22.58%) Assembly Language
5 7 (22.58%) CLIST
6 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.68%) COBOL
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (29.03%) RACF
4 7 (22.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) zSecure
3 2 (6.45%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (3.23%) CA Endevor
4 1 (3.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) IBM
2 11 (35.48%) CA
3 7 (22.58%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) BMC
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow