The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 82 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing JCL 2 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 2.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 6.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £257 £345
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -25.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.00 £15.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+558.30% -57.46%
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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
523 415 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.07% 34.55% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 217 122
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) X.25
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SNA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SNA
1 1 (33.33%) Telnet
1 1 (33.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM