The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
London / City of London
Rank 150 - 192
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% - 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -30.37%

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1458 1367 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.40% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1126 1900
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JCL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JCL.

1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Adabas
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VC++