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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 131 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.067% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
967 1100 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.35% 36.73% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 632 481
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 81 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Essex +1 2 £370 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (92.86%) COBOL
1 13 (92.86%) DB2
1 13 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 12 (85.71%) REXX
3 11 (78.57%) Assembly Language
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) CA Gen
4 9 (64.29%) SELCOPY
5 5 (35.71%) ISPF
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (14.29%) CICS
7 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) zOS
8 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (7.14%) HACMP
8 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (7.14%) FTP
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) iSeries
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) ChangeMan

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (14.29%) CICS
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) CA Gen
2 1 (7.14%) ChangeMan
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Mainframe DBA
4 3 (21.43%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) HACMP
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) COBOL
2 12 (85.71%) REXX
3 11 (78.57%) Assembly Language
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) SELCOPY
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM