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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 56 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing JCL 18 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 1.63% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate £520 £315 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% -35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £328
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 15 £525 +66.66%
JCL
South East

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) IBM
3 23 (57.50%) REXX
4 22 (55.00%) COBOL
5 20 (50.00%) ISPF
6 19 (47.50%) Mainframe
7 18 (45.00%) CICS
8 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
9 16 (40.00%) Finance
10 15 (37.50%) Assembly Language
10 15 (37.50%) C++
11 14 (35.00%) Unix
11 14 (35.00%) CA
12 13 (32.50%) Easytrieve
12 13 (32.50%) zOS
12 13 (32.50%) DB2
12 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
13 12 (30.00%) Time Sharing Option
13 12 (30.00%) CLIST
14 11 (27.50%) FTP
14 11 (27.50%) MQSeries
14 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
15 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 10 (25.00%) HACMP
15 10 (25.00%) iSeries
15 10 (25.00%) ChangeMan
16 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
16 9 (22.50%) Oracle
17 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (45.00%) CICS
2 11 (27.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) FTP
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) DB2
1 13 (32.50%) Easytrieve
2 7 (17.50%) PowerCenter
3 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) ChangeMan
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Architect
6 3 (7.50%) DB2 Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) COBOL Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Development Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) ISPF
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Mainframe
2 10 (25.00%) HACMP
2 10 (25.00%) iSeries
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.00%) AS400
4 5 (12.50%) VSAM
5 3 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (5.00%) Clustering
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Unix
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) zOS
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) MVS
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) REXX
2 22 (55.00%) COBOL
3 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
4 15 (37.50%) Assembly Language
4 15 (37.50%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) CLIST
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) C#
8 4 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (10.00%) VBA
9 3 (7.50%) SQL
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (5.00%) GPFS
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (2.50%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) IBM
2 14 (35.00%) CA
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Micro Focus
6 3 (7.50%) Informatica
7 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy