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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 94 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing JCL 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.23% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
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
412 406 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.59% 28.04% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 233 318
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (70.00%) FTP
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Tandem
3 5 (50.00%) ISPF
3 5 (50.00%) iSeries
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Flash
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) CICS
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) COBOL
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere

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 (10.00%) CICS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CICS Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM