The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 529 490 497
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +7
Contract jobs citing JCL 49 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £170 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £16.40 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.44%
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 507 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 15 £330 -11.40% 4
South West -32 13 £393 +42.72% 2
North West -7 7 £285 +26.10% 1
East of England -15 7 £281 - 1
South East -19 3 £285 -20.39%
Yorkshire -1 2 £130 -11.53% 2
East Midlands +3 1 £325 -
North East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (80.85%) Mainframe
2 52 (55.32%) COBOL
3 46 (48.94%) DB2
4 36 (38.30%) CICS
5 27 (28.72%) IBM
6 22 (23.40%) REXX
7 21 (22.34%) SQL
7 21 (22.34%) ISPF
8 20 (21.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 18 (19.15%) Finance
9 18 (19.15%) zOS
10 17 (18.09%) UNIX
10 17 (18.09%) VSAM
11 16 (17.02%) MVS
12 15 (15.96%) Banking
13 14 (14.89%) RACF
14 11 (11.70%) MQSeries
14 11 (11.70%) Oracle
15 10 (10.64%) HP
15 10 (10.64%) Retail
16 9 (9.57%) Java
16 9 (9.57%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (9.57%) WebSphere
17 7 (7.45%) Exstream
17 7 (7.45%) Exstream Dialogue
17 7 (7.45%) Migration
17 7 (7.45%) ETL
17 7 (7.45%) CA Endevor
17 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (6.38%) RedPrairie

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (38.30%) CICS
2 11 (11.70%) MQSeries
3 9 (9.57%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.45%) Exstream Dialogue
5 3 (3.19%) StreamWeaver
6 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Exstream
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) FTP
2 3 (3.19%) SMS
3 2 (2.13%) SNA
3 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) DMZ
4 1 (1.06%) CTI
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.94%) DB2
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) DataStage
4 2 (2.13%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.13%) Adabas
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) IDMS
5 1 (1.06%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.13%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.06%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Analyst
2 21 (22.34%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Administrator
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) DBA
5 7 (7.45%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Mainframe Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (5.32%) Programmer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.26%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Teradata Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Environment Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Storage Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) ISPF
2 5 (5.32%) Middleware
2 5 (5.32%) J2EE
3 4 (4.26%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) ATL
5 1 (1.06%) Struts
5 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (80.85%) Mainframe
2 20 (21.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (18.09%) VSAM
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) HACMP
7 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) zOS
2 17 (18.09%) UNIX
3 16 (17.02%) MVS
4 6 (6.38%) Windows
5 3 (3.19%) Linux
6 2 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) SUSE
7 1 (1.06%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.57%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (7.45%) Migration
2 7 (7.45%) ETL
3 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.32%) Change Management
4 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.32%) UML
4 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.26%) Release Management
5 4 (4.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.19%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (2.13%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.13%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) COBOL
2 22 (23.40%) REXX
3 21 (22.34%) SQL
4 9 (9.57%) Java
5 5 (5.32%) SELCOPY
6 3 (3.19%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) VBA
8 1 (1.06%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) RACF
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) CA Endevor
2 6 (6.38%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (6.38%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.32%) Control-M
4 2 (2.13%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) IBM
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 10 (10.64%) HP
4 6 (6.38%) RedPrairie
4 6 (6.38%) CA
4 6 (6.38%) Teradata
5 5 (5.32%) BMC
6 4 (4.26%) Syncsort
6 4 (4.26%) JDA
7 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Avaya
9 1 (1.06%) Aquila
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