The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 566 560 559
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing JCL 55 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.079% 0.087%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 17
Median daily rate £275 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £446 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.66% -
JCL
UK

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
19570 19093 18879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.40% 37.70% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13603 12591 12474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 414 452
Median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 18 £240 -26.15%
South East +9 14 £325 +4.00% 3
North East -26 11 £290 -
North West -11 6 £315 -10.00% 1
South West +2 3 - -
East Midlands +5 2 £331 -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 82 (73.87%) Mainframe
2 64 (57.66%) IBM
3 61 (54.95%) COBOL
4 53 (47.75%) DB2
5 52 (46.85%) CICS
6 46 (41.44%) zOS
7 42 (37.84%) REXX
8 40 (36.04%) ISPF
9 34 (30.63%) Finance
10 33 (29.73%) IBM Mainframe
11 30 (27.03%) Time Sharing Option
12 28 (25.23%) CA
13 25 (22.52%) Windows
13 25 (22.52%) Banking
14 23 (20.72%) VSAM
14 23 (20.72%) MVS
15 19 (17.12%) Assembly Language
15 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (16.22%) FTP
16 18 (16.22%) C++
17 17 (15.32%) Unix
18 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
19 15 (13.51%) CLIST
19 15 (13.51%) ITIL
19 15 (13.51%) Easytrieve
20 14 (12.61%) Change Management
20 14 (12.61%) Java
20 14 (12.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
20 14 (12.61%) Problem Management
21 13 (11.71%) Windows Server

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 52 (46.85%) CICS
2 13 (11.71%) MQSeries
3 8 (7.21%) Apache
3 8 (7.21%) IIS
4 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) FileNet
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.80%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) assyst
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) FTP
2 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.41%) SSL
3 6 (5.41%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.80%) DNS
4 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.75%) DB2
2 15 (13.51%) Easytrieve
3 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.41%) MS Access
3 6 (5.41%) PowerCenter
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) Adabas
6 2 (1.80%) OLTP
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.90%) DataStage
7 1 (0.90%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.90%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) CA Gen
3 2 (1.80%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.90%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Developer
2 26 (23.42%) Analyst
3 16 (14.41%) COBOL Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Mainframe Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Applications Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Mainframe Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Operations Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Mainframe Support
7 6 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Mainframe Operator
7 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.50%) DB2 Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Computer Operator
10 3 (2.70%) Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Programmer
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) ISPF
2 7 (6.31%) .NET
3 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) APPC
5 1 (0.90%) HTML
5 1 (0.90%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (73.87%) Mainframe
2 33 (29.73%) IBM Mainframe
3 23 (20.72%) VSAM
4 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.81%) AS400
6 5 (4.50%) Tandem
7 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.60%) iSeries
8 3 (2.70%) Clustering
8 3 (2.70%) HACMP
9 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.44%) zOS
2 25 (22.52%) Windows
3 23 (20.72%) MVS
4 17 (15.32%) Unix
5 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.01%) Linux
8 1 (0.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) Change Management
2 14 (12.61%) Problem Management
3 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) High Availability
5 9 (8.11%) ITIL V3
5 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.21%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (7.21%) Workflow
7 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Migration
9 3 (2.70%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.70%) Project Management
10 2 (1.80%) CRM
10 2 (1.80%) Data Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.80%) Quality Management
10 2 (1.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.95%) COBOL
2 42 (37.84%) REXX
3 19 (17.12%) Assembly Language
4 18 (16.22%) C++
5 15 (13.51%) CLIST
6 14 (12.61%) Java
7 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.31%) SQL
9 6 (5.41%) C#
9 6 (5.41%) Perl
9 6 (5.41%) VBA
10 2 (1.80%) C
10 2 (1.80%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) COREP
3 1 (0.90%) FINREP
3 1 (0.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Time Sharing Option
2 14 (12.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 13 (11.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.50%) RACF
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.90%) GPFS
7 1 (0.90%) HDFS
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) Control-M
1 13 (11.71%) Tivoli
2 9 (8.11%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (6.31%) CA Endevor
4 3 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.80%) OpenView
5 2 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 64 (57.66%) IBM
2 28 (25.23%) CA
3 12 (10.81%) HP
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle
6 6 (5.41%) Micro Focus
7 5 (4.50%) BMC
7 5 (4.50%) VMware
8 4 (3.60%) Informatica
9 3 (2.70%) Intel
9 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.80%) Citrix
10 2 (1.80%) Ektron
10 2 (1.80%) Genesys
10 2 (1.80%) Lotus
10 2 (1.80%) Remedy
11 1 (0.90%) NetApp
11 1 (0.90%) Perforce
11 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.90%) TOWER Software
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