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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 511 481 474
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing JCL 46 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £226 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
17638 16517 15639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.98% 37.55% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11904 10560 9767
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 460 661
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 £18.50 £15.18 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -20 12 £298 -28.05% 4
North West -16 10 £285 +26.10%
South East -3 8 £375 -23.07%
South West - 5 £480 -
East of England +2 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £299 -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 88 (86.27%) Mainframe
2 60 (58.82%) COBOL
3 55 (53.92%) DB2
4 42 (41.18%) CICS
5 31 (30.39%) IBM
6 27 (26.47%) SQL
6 27 (26.47%) Finance
7 24 (23.53%) VSAM
8 22 (21.57%) IBM Mainframe
9 19 (18.63%) ISPF
10 18 (17.65%) REXX
11 16 (15.69%) zOS
12 15 (14.71%) UNIX
13 14 (13.73%) CA Endevor
14 12 (11.76%) MVS
14 12 (11.76%) PL/1
15 11 (10.78%) NATURAL
15 11 (10.78%) Oracle
15 11 (10.78%) Adabas
16 10 (9.80%) Banking
16 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.80%) ETL
16 10 (9.80%) Assembly Language
16 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (8.82%) MQSeries
18 8 (7.84%) Migration
18 8 (7.84%) IMS/DB
18 8 (7.84%) XML
18 8 (7.84%) Java
18 8 (7.84%) Project Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (41.18%) CICS
2 9 (8.82%) MQSeries
3 7 (6.86%) StreamWeaver
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Office
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
1 2 (1.96%) FTP
1 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) SNA
2 1 (0.98%) SSL
2 1 (0.98%) RIP
2 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) DB2
2 11 (10.78%) Adabas
3 8 (7.84%) IMS/DB
4 6 (5.88%) DataStage
5 5 (4.90%) Easytrieve
6 4 (3.92%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) CA Gen
2 2 (1.96%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.96%) XPEDITER
3 1 (0.98%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.98%) Toad
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Mainframe Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Programmer
5 10 (9.80%) Consultant
6 9 (8.82%) Administrator
7 8 (7.84%) DBA
7 8 (7.84%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
9 6 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Mainframe Consultant
11 4 (3.92%) Architect
11 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.92%) COBOL Programmer
11 4 (3.92%) Teradata Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Mainframe Architect
12 3 (2.94%) Natural/Adabas Developer
12 3 (2.94%) DB2 Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) ISPF
2 8 (7.84%) XML
3 4 (3.92%) Middleware
3 4 (3.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.94%) Struts
4 3 (2.94%) J2EE
4 3 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) ATL
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.98%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 88 (86.27%) Mainframe
2 24 (23.53%) VSAM
3 22 (21.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) HACMP
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) AS400
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) zOS
2 15 (14.71%) UNIX
3 12 (11.76%) MVS
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (9.80%) ETL
2 8 (7.84%) Migration
2 8 (7.84%) Project Management
3 7 (6.86%) Release Management
4 6 (5.88%) Change Management
5 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.90%) Scrum
6 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.82%) COBOL
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 18 (17.65%) REXX
4 12 (11.76%) PL/1
5 11 (10.78%) NATURAL
6 10 (9.80%) Assembly Language
7 8 (7.84%) Java
7 8 (7.84%) SELCOPY
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.98%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) CA Endevor
2 6 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.96%) Control-M
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) IBM
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) Syncsort
4 7 (6.86%) Aquila
4 7 (6.86%) Teradata
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.94%) HP
6 3 (2.94%) BMC
6 3 (2.94%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (0.98%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.98%) JDA
8 1 (0.98%) Dell
8 1 (0.98%) Intel
8 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
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