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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JCL 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -50.63%

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
360 464 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.96% 32.13% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 268 274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (75.00%) ISPF
3 6 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (62.50%) Service Management
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Tandem
5 4 (50.00%) Law
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) iSeries
6 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (25.00%) Axway
7 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) SAS
7 2 (25.00%) B2B
7 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (25.00%) zOS
7 2 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk

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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) FTP
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ISPF
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) iSeries
2 4 (50.00%) Tandem
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Axway
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft