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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 85 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing JCL 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.31% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 1.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
390 444 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.40% 27.63% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 254 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £473 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 10 (71.43%) FTP
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) ISPF
3 9 (64.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (57.14%) iSeries
4 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 8 (57.14%) Tandem
4 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Service Management
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (42.86%) Law
7 5 (35.71%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
9 2 (14.29%) Flash
9 2 (14.29%) CICS
9 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (7.14%) CA
10 1 (7.14%) zOS
10 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (7.14%) RACF

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 (14.29%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Law
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
5 1 (7.14%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) ISPF
2 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) iSeries
2 8 (57.14%) Tandem
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) COBOL
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft