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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 535 499 469
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -30
Contract jobs citing JCL 48 66 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 43
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£328 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £356
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £24.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -17.24%
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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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 17 £330 -11.40% 5
South West -24 12 £393 +42.72%
East of England - 8 £231 - 1
North West -7 5 £285 -
South East -36 3 £300 -16.20% 1
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (79.35%) Mainframe
2 46 (50.00%) COBOL
3 43 (46.74%) DB2
4 31 (33.70%) CICS
5 29 (31.52%) IBM
6 28 (30.43%) REXX
7 23 (25.00%) ISPF
8 22 (23.91%) UNIX
9 20 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 19 (20.65%) Finance
11 18 (19.57%) SQL
12 17 (18.48%) zOS
13 14 (15.22%) RACF
14 13 (14.13%) Banking
14 13 (14.13%) VSAM
14 13 (14.13%) MVS
15 11 (11.96%) Retail
15 11 (11.96%) Oracle
15 11 (11.96%) Windows
16 9 (9.78%) MQSeries
16 9 (9.78%) HP
16 9 (9.78%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (9.78%) WebSphere
17 8 (8.70%) Migration
17 8 (8.70%) FTP
17 8 (8.70%) Tivoli
17 8 (8.70%) Java
18 7 (7.61%) CA
18 7 (7.61%) CA Endevor
18 7 (7.61%) Release Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (33.70%) CICS
2 9 (9.78%) MQSeries
2 9 (9.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (2.17%) StreamWeaver
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.09%) Gentran
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Exstream
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) FTP
2 4 (4.35%) SNA
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) SMS
4 2 (2.17%) Telnet
4 2 (2.17%) X.25
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) DMZ
5 1 (1.09%) CTI
5 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) DB2
2 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) Adabas
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) DataStage
4 1 (1.09%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.09%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.09%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) XPEDITER
1 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.09%) Lombardi
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 11 (11.96%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Administrator
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) DBA
5 7 (7.61%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Mainframe Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Programmer
7 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.26%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Environment Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Storage Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Teradata Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) ISPF
2 5 (5.43%) Middleware
3 4 (4.35%) XML
3 4 (4.35%) .NET
3 4 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) ATL
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (79.35%) Mainframe
2 20 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (14.13%) VSAM
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) HACMP
6 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) UNIX
2 17 (18.48%) zOS
3 13 (14.13%) MVS
4 11 (11.96%) Windows
5 5 (5.43%) Linux
6 4 (4.35%) AIX
7 3 (3.26%) OS/390
8 2 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.78%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (8.70%) Migration
3 7 (7.61%) Release Management
4 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.43%) UML
5 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) Project Management
6 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Change Management
6 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) ETL
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.17%) Database Tuning
8 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.17%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) COBOL
2 28 (30.43%) REXX
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 8 (8.70%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) SELCOPY
6 4 (4.35%) C
7 3 (3.26%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.17%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) RACF
2 6 (6.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.61%) CA Endevor
3 5 (5.43%) Control-M
4 4 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
4 4 (4.35%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (31.52%) IBM
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 9 (9.78%) HP
4 7 (7.61%) CA
5 6 (6.52%) RedPrairie
5 6 (6.52%) BMC
6 4 (4.35%) Syncsort
6 4 (4.35%) JDA
7 3 (3.26%) Teradata
7 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Avaya
9 1 (1.09%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.09%) Aquila
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago