The first table below looks at the demand for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 542 469 534
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +65
Contract jobs citing JCL 48 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.079% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in England

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JCL across the England region.

JCL Daily Rate Trend in England

JCL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram in England

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the England region.

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in England

JCL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 17 £375 -16.66% 2
South East -9 13 £345 -13.75% 1
West Midlands - 4 £355 -
East of England -24 3 £325 -
North West -21 2 £330 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 78 (74.29%) Mainframe
2 45 (42.86%) ISPF
3 41 (39.05%) DB2
4 39 (37.14%) UNIX
5 37 (35.24%) Windows
6 36 (34.29%) COBOL
7 33 (31.43%) IBM
8 32 (30.48%) CICS
9 27 (25.71%) REXX
10 26 (24.76%) Finance
11 25 (23.81%) Middleware
12 22 (20.95%) zOS
12 22 (20.95%) AIX
13 21 (20.00%) FTP
14 19 (18.10%) SSL
14 19 (18.10%) Shell Script
15 18 (17.14%) Clustering
16 17 (16.19%) GIS
16 17 (16.19%) SQL
17 16 (15.24%) DMZ
17 16 (15.24%) Banking
18 15 (14.29%) Change Management
19 14 (13.33%) MVS
19 14 (13.33%) Gentran
20 12 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
20 12 (11.43%) Oracle
21 11 (10.48%) Linux
22 9 (8.57%) Migration
22 9 (8.57%) Java
22 9 (8.57%) CA

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (30.48%) CICS
2 14 (13.33%) Gentran
3 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.90%) SAS
6 2 (1.90%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) BASE24
2 1 (0.95%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.00%) FTP
2 19 (18.10%) SSL
3 16 (15.24%) DMZ
4 5 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 5 (4.76%) SNA
5 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.86%) Internet
6 3 (2.86%) TELNET
6 3 (2.86%) X.25
7 2 (1.90%) SMS
7 2 (1.90%) Firewall
8 1 (0.95%) MPLS
8 1 (0.95%) WAN
8 1 (0.95%) ATM
8 1 (0.95%) LAN
8 1 (0.95%) LDAP
8 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.05%) DB2
2 6 (5.71%) Adabas
3 4 (3.81%) Easytrieve
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.95%) QlikView
5 1 (0.95%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
1 1 (0.95%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.95%) XPEDITER
1 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.95%) International Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Developer
3 11 (10.48%) DBA
4 10 (9.52%) Programmer
5 9 (8.57%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
6 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) DB2 DBA
7 6 (5.71%) Mainframe Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.76%) Adabas DBA
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Storage Manager
10 3 (2.86%) COBOL Programmer
10 3 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (1.90%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) Mainframe Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.86%) ISPF
2 25 (23.81%) Middleware
3 5 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (1.90%) XHTML
4 2 (1.90%) CSS
4 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) Ajax
5 1 (0.95%) EntireX
5 1 (0.95%) .NET
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (74.29%) Mainframe
2 18 (17.14%) Clustering
3 17 (16.19%) GIS
4 12 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (6.67%) VSAM
6 4 (3.81%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.86%) Tandem
8 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) LPAR
9 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.95%) Wiki
9 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) UNIX
2 37 (35.24%) Windows
3 22 (20.95%) zOS
3 22 (20.95%) AIX
4 14 (13.33%) MVS
5 11 (10.48%) Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 3 (2.86%) OS/390
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Change Management
2 9 (8.57%) Migration
3 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.71%) ITIL
4 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 5 (4.76%) Release Management
6 4 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.86%) Data Management
8 2 (1.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.90%) Data Architecture
8 2 (1.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.90%) Database Tuning
9 1 (0.95%) Network Management
9 1 (0.95%) Change Control
9 1 (0.95%) Capacity Management
9 1 (0.95%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) COBOL
2 27 (25.71%) REXX
3 19 (18.10%) Shell Script
4 17 (16.19%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) Java
6 6 (5.71%) NATURAL
7 5 (4.76%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.81%) C++
8 4 (3.81%) SELCOPY
9 3 (2.86%) C
10 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) RACF
2 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) CA Endevor
2 7 (6.67%) Control-M
3 4 (3.81%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.90%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) IBM
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) CA
4 6 (5.71%) BMC
4 6 (5.71%) RedPrairie
5 4 (3.81%) JDA
5 4 (3.81%) VMware
6 3 (2.86%) Tumbleweed
6 3 (2.86%) Axway
6 3 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) BEA
7 2 (1.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.95%) IronPort
8 1 (0.95%) Perforce
8 1 (0.95%) Open Text
8 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.95%) Siebel
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
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