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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
UK / England
Rank 550 564 538
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing JCL 23 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 31
Median daily rate £440 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -49.36%

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
16949 18457 18152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.49% 38.66% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 12662 12097
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 465 398
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 February 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 February 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 +19 7 £525 +23.52% 3
Yorkshire +17 7 £440 - 2
East Midlands +4 3 £403 +62.62% 3
North West +27 2 £376 +20.40%
South East +2 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £388 -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 37 (58.73%) Mainframe
2 32 (50.79%) COBOL
3 31 (49.21%) DB2
4 23 (36.51%) IBM
5 20 (31.75%) Finance
6 19 (30.16%) Banking
6 19 (30.16%) Unix
7 18 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
8 17 (26.98%) ISPF
8 17 (26.98%) MVS
9 16 (25.40%) CICS
10 14 (22.22%) FTP
10 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) HTML
11 12 (19.05%) Internet
11 12 (19.05%) zOS
11 12 (19.05%) Tandem
12 11 (17.46%) C++
12 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
13 10 (15.87%) VB
13 10 (15.87%) C
13 10 (15.87%) VC++
13 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
13 10 (15.87%) iSeries
14 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.70%) Axway
15 8 (12.70%) IBM Sterling
15 8 (12.70%) Middleware
15 8 (12.70%) SQL

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 16 (25.40%) CICS
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) FTP
2 12 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (6.35%) SSL
3 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) APPN
5 2 (3.17%) DMZ
5 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.17%) MPLS
5 2 (3.17%) SNA
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) DB2
2 4 (6.35%) GIS
3 2 (3.17%) Adabas
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) Easytrieve
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) DataStage
4 1 (1.59%) IDMS
4 1 (1.59%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) MS Access
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.59%) Firebug
1 1 (1.59%) JMeter
1 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.59%) The Grinder
1 1 (1.59%) Toad
1 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Mainframe Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) CICS Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) COBOL Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Mainframe Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Payments Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.17%) z/OS Developer
8 2 (3.17%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) ISPF
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 8 (12.70%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) pytest
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) WCF
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (58.73%) Mainframe
2 12 (19.05%) Tandem
3 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
4 10 (15.87%) iSeries
5 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.52%) VSAM
7 5 (7.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
9 2 (3.17%) Clustering
9 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.59%) AS400
10 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Unix
2 17 (26.98%) MVS
3 14 (22.22%) Windows
4 12 (19.05%) zOS
5 4 (6.35%) OS/390
6 3 (4.76%) AIX
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.59%) Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.70%) B2B
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) Service Management
3 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.94%) Validation
5 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (4.76%) System Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) Security Operations
7 2 (3.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) COBOL
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) C++
4 10 (15.87%) C
4 10 (15.87%) VB
4 10 (15.87%) VC++
5 8 (12.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.94%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.17%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) REXX
9 1 (1.59%) Fortran
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.35%) RACF
3 3 (4.76%) ACF2
3 3 (4.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.17%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Control-M
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) IBM
2 8 (12.70%) Axway
2 8 (12.70%) IBM Sterling
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) CA
5 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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