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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 69 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing JCL 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 -
JCL
Scotland

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
384 443 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.07% 26.20% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 264 252
Median daily rate £368 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JCL.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 13 (100.00%) ISPF
1 13 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (92.31%) Service Delivery
2 12 (92.31%) FTP
3 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) Tandem
3 11 (84.62%) iSeries
4 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
5 9 (69.23%) Law
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) zOS
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) CICS
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) B2B
8 1 (7.69%) RACF
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (7.69%) DB2
8 1 (7.69%) Axway

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 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Law
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Technical Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) ISPF
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (84.62%) iSeries
2 11 (84.62%) Tandem
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Service Delivery
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Axway
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Sterling