The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 80 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing JCL 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.65% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JCL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 365 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.75% 29.65% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 214 151
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.35 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.55 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 3 £325 - 3
JCL
South East

JCL
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) DB2
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Remedy
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (20.00%) Control-M
7 1 (10.00%) PL/1
7 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/1
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle