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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / England
Rank 550 544 534
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing JCL 23 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 24
Median daily rate £414 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -30.37%

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
16808 17849 17535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.45% 38.99% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11581 12213 11909
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 482 388
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +17 8 £490 +15.29% 2
East Midlands +5 6 £383 +54.54%
South East +3 3 £350 -27.83%
North West +23 2 £276 -11.60%
Yorkshire +11 2 £430 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 41 (60.29%) Mainframe
2 35 (51.47%) COBOL
3 32 (47.06%) DB2
4 28 (41.18%) IBM
5 22 (32.35%) MVS
5 22 (32.35%) Finance
6 20 (29.41%) CICS
7 19 (27.94%) Banking
8 16 (23.53%) zOS
8 16 (23.53%) Unix
9 14 (20.59%) Java
10 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 11 (16.18%) Client/Server
11 11 (16.18%) Internet
11 11 (16.18%) FTP
11 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.71%) Time Sharing Option
12 10 (14.71%) ISPF
12 10 (14.71%) VC++
12 10 (14.71%) Windows
12 10 (14.71%) C
12 10 (14.71%) C++
12 10 (14.71%) VB
12 10 (14.71%) Tandem
13 8 (11.76%) SQL
14 7 (10.29%) Oracle
14 7 (10.29%) OS/390
14 7 (10.29%) Validation
14 7 (10.29%) Migration
14 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery

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 20 (29.41%) CICS
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) FTP
1 11 (16.18%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) APPN
4 2 (2.94%) SNA
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) WebEx
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) DB2
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Adabas
3 2 (2.94%) Easytrieve
3 2 (2.94%) IMS/DB
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) DataStage
4 1 (1.47%) GIS
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.47%) Firebug
2 1 (1.47%) JMeter
2 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.47%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Programmer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Mainframe Programmer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.94%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Operational Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 10 (14.71%) ISPF
3 5 (7.35%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (60.29%) Mainframe
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) Client/Server
3 10 (14.71%) Tandem
4 7 (10.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (10.29%) iSeries
5 6 (8.82%) VSAM
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) MVS
2 16 (23.53%) Unix
2 16 (23.53%) zOS
3 10 (14.71%) Windows
4 7 (10.29%) OS/390
5 3 (4.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.29%) Migration
1 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
1 7 (10.29%) Validation
2 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.35%) B2B
3 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
3 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
4 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.41%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.41%) Security Operations
5 3 (4.41%) Service Management
5 3 (4.41%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (4.41%) System Testing
6 2 (2.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) COBOL
2 14 (20.59%) Java
3 10 (14.71%) C
3 10 (14.71%) C++
3 10 (14.71%) VB
3 10 (14.71%) VC++
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 6 (8.82%) Assembly Language
6 5 (7.35%) REXX
7 3 (4.41%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) Fortran
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) OCA
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (7.35%) RACF
3 2 (2.94%) ACF2
3 2 (2.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) CA Endevor
1 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.47%) Control-M
3 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) IBM
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) CA
4 5 (7.35%) Axway
4 5 (7.35%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (4.41%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.47%) Ektron
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) Teradata
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