The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 128 133 140
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 - -
JCL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
810 926 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.82% 33.82% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 510 631
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 61 83
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 6 (75.00%) zOS
2 6 (75.00%) ISPF
3 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (62.50%) AS400
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (62.50%) assyst
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (62.50%) MVS
3 5 (62.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) NATURAL
4 2 (25.00%) Adabas
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (12.50%) Control-M

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (75.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Adabas
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Support
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (12.50%) MVS Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) AS400
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) zOS
2 5 (62.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
1 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 2 (25.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (12.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (12.50%) RACF
2 1 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM