The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing JCL 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -31.64%

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
356 447 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.41% 31.35% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 260 284
Median daily rate £375 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JCL.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) ISPF
3 5 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (57.14%) iSeries
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (57.14%) Tandem
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Law
5 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
6 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (28.57%) Axway
6 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
6 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (28.57%) zOS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ISPF
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 4 (57.14%) Tandem
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) B2B
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Axway
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft