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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 571 511 561
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +50
Contract jobs citing JCL 37 106 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 30
Median daily rate £475 £321 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £252 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £578 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £26.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.57%
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
18663 19791 19639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.81% 39.06% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12938 13612 13517
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 506 402
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +8 18 £490 -7.10%
South East -6 9 £338 -35.40% 1
Yorkshire +20 3 £430 -14.10%
East Midlands -6 3 £350 +41.41% 3
South West +4 1 - -
North West -9 1 £325 +4.00% 1
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 45 (58.44%) Mainframe
2 35 (45.45%) COBOL
2 35 (45.45%) IBM
3 31 (40.26%) DB2
4 26 (33.77%) zOS
5 25 (32.47%) Finance
6 23 (29.87%) Banking
6 23 (29.87%) CICS
7 22 (28.57%) MVS
8 15 (19.48%) Unix
9 13 (16.88%) Java
9 13 (16.88%) FTP
9 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
10 11 (14.29%) ISPF
10 11 (14.29%) HTML
10 11 (14.29%) Migration
11 10 (12.99%) Tandem
11 10 (12.99%) C
11 10 (12.99%) C++
11 10 (12.99%) Windows
11 10 (12.99%) VB
11 10 (12.99%) VC++
11 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
11 10 (12.99%) CA
11 10 (12.99%) Internet
12 9 (11.69%) SQL
13 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
13 8 (10.39%) Validation

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 23 (29.87%) CICS
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) FTP
2 10 (12.99%) Internet
3 6 (7.79%) Firewall
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) MPLS
6 2 (2.60%) APPN
6 2 (2.60%) SNA
6 2 (2.60%) WebEx
7 1 (1.30%) HTTP
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Adabas
3 2 (2.60%) DataStage
3 2 (2.60%) Easytrieve
3 2 (2.60%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.30%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.30%) Firebug
2 1 (1.30%) JMeter
2 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.30%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Programmer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Mainframe Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Mainframe Programmer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) MVS Programmer
8 2 (2.60%) MVS Systems Programmer
8 2 (2.60%) Operational Support Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
1 11 (14.29%) ISPF
2 5 (6.49%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (58.44%) Mainframe
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
3 10 (12.99%) Tandem
4 7 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (9.09%) iSeries
5 5 (6.49%) VSAM
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.30%) AS400
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) zOS
2 22 (28.57%) MVS
3 15 (19.48%) Unix
4 10 (12.99%) Windows
5 6 (7.79%) OS/390
6 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Migration
2 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.39%) Validation
3 5 (6.49%) B2B
3 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
3 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
3 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.90%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.90%) SDLC
5 3 (3.90%) Security Operations
5 3 (3.90%) Service Management
5 3 (3.90%) System Testing
5 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) COBOL
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) C
3 10 (12.99%) C++
3 10 (12.99%) VB
3 10 (12.99%) VC++
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) REXX
6 5 (6.49%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.90%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) Fortran
9 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) OCA
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (6.49%) RACF
3 2 (2.60%) ACF2
3 2 (2.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) CA Endevor
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.30%) Control-M
4 1 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) IBM
2 10 (12.99%) CA
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Axway
4 5 (6.49%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) Ektron
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Teradata
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