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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 76 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing JCL 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 1.67% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 4.55% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.69% -20.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.00 £15.95 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+558.30% -51.02%
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
334 374 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.51% 36.77% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 200 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014. 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 -14 5 £250 -47.36%
JCL
South East

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (68.75%) COBOL
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Control-M
5 5 (31.25%) MVS
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Struts
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
8 2 (12.50%) PL/1
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) SELCOPY
9 1 (6.25%) System Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (6.25%) OS/390
9 1 (6.25%) CICS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.25%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Struts
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (6.25%) VSAM
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) MVS
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/1
4 1 (6.25%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM