The first table below looks at the demand for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 73 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing JCL 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.76% 1.54% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 4.73% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.24%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
373 338 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.39% 32.63% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 188 158
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £224 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JCL across the Buckinghamshire region.

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Buckinghamshire region.

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JCL.

1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) COBOL
4 7 (46.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) MVS
5 4 (26.67%) MAINVIEW
5 4 (26.67%) Control-M
5 4 (26.67%) BMC
5 4 (26.67%) REXX
5 4 (26.67%) ISPF
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
8 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) SELCOPY
8 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
8 1 (6.67%) VSAM

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing JCL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (73.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) VSAM
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) MVS
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) COBOL
2 4 (26.67%) REXX
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) MAINVIEW
1 4 (26.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) ION Trading