The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 521 482 482
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs citing JCL 43 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 31
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £24.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.64%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 15 £350 +7.69% 3
South West -17 10 £393 +42.72%
South East -26 10 £300 -16.20% 2
East of England - 4 £238 -
North West -6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 66 (74.16%) Mainframe
2 43 (48.31%) COBOL
3 40 (44.94%) DB2
4 28 (31.46%) IBM
4 28 (31.46%) CICS
4 28 (31.46%) REXX
5 23 (25.84%) UNIX
6 21 (23.60%) ISPF
7 18 (20.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (19.10%) zOS
9 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 16 (17.98%) Finance
10 14 (15.73%) Banking
10 14 (15.73%) RACF
11 13 (14.61%) Windows
12 11 (12.36%) Oracle
12 11 (12.36%) Retail
13 10 (11.24%) Migration
13 10 (11.24%) MVS
14 9 (10.11%) HP
14 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
15 8 (8.99%) VSAM
15 8 (8.99%) Java
16 7 (7.87%) BMC
16 7 (7.87%) Tivoli
16 7 (7.87%) Systems Analysis
17 6 (6.74%) Release Management
17 6 (6.74%) RedPrairie
17 6 (6.74%) SELCOPY
17 6 (6.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (31.46%) CICS
2 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.49%) Exstream Dialogue
5 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) Gentran
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Exstream
2 1 (1.12%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.12%) BASE24
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) FTP
2 4 (4.49%) SNA
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) Telnet
4 2 (2.25%) X.25
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
4 2 (2.25%) SMS
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) DMZ
5 1 (1.12%) CTI
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) SAN
5 1 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) DB2
2 4 (4.49%) Adabas
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) DataStage
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.12%) QlikView
4 1 (1.12%) IDMS
4 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.12%) Lombardi
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 10 (11.24%) DBA
4 9 (10.11%) Programmer
5 8 (8.99%) Administrator
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) DB2 DBA
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) Mainframe Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Storage Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Environment Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Mainframe Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Adabas DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) ISPF
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) J2EE
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 3 (3.37%) Middleware
5 2 (2.25%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (74.16%) Mainframe
2 18 (20.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (8.99%) VSAM
4 4 (4.49%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Tandem
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) HACMP
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) GIS
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) LPAR
6 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) UNIX
2 17 (19.10%) zOS
3 13 (14.61%) Windows
4 10 (11.24%) MVS
5 5 (5.62%) Linux
6 3 (3.37%) AIX
6 3 (3.37%) OS/390
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.24%) Migration
2 7 (7.87%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (6.74%) Release Management
3 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.62%) UML
4 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
4 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
5 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.37%) Change Management
6 3 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.25%) Database Tuning
7 2 (2.25%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.31%) COBOL
2 28 (31.46%) REXX
3 16 (17.98%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) Java
5 6 (6.74%) SELCOPY
6 4 (4.49%) NATURAL
7 3 (3.37%) C
7 3 (3.37%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) PL/1
8 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
1 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) RACF
2 6 (6.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.62%) Control-M
3 4 (4.49%) CA Endevor
3 4 (4.49%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (2.25%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) IBM
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle
3 9 (10.11%) HP
4 7 (7.87%) BMC
5 6 (6.74%) RedPrairie
5 6 (6.74%) CA
6 4 (4.49%) JDA
7 3 (3.37%) Syncsort
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.12%) Siebel
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) Avaya
9 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.12%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.12%) Open Text
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