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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 567 564 547
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing JCL 58 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.094% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 15
Median daily rate £283 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £418 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
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
19400 19009 17998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.91% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13535 12804 12054
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 393 425
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -3 18 £240 -35.57% 3
North East - 14 £279 - 1
South East +6 11 - - 3
North West -6 8 £315 -10.00%
East Midlands +8 3 £300 +15.38%
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
East of England +7 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 80 (79.21%) Mainframe
2 58 (57.43%) IBM
3 50 (49.50%) COBOL
4 43 (42.57%) DB2
5 40 (39.60%) zOS
6 38 (37.62%) ISPF
7 36 (35.64%) REXX
7 36 (35.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 35 (34.65%) CICS
9 34 (33.66%) Finance
10 32 (31.68%) Time Sharing Option
11 25 (24.75%) MVS
12 24 (23.76%) FTP
12 24 (23.76%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (22.77%) Banking
14 22 (21.78%) CA
15 21 (20.79%) VSAM
16 17 (16.83%) Change Management
16 17 (16.83%) Windows
17 16 (15.84%) Unix
18 15 (14.85%) ITIL
19 14 (13.86%) Control-M
20 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
20 13 (12.87%) Firewall
20 13 (12.87%) Service Delivery
21 12 (11.88%) AS400
21 12 (11.88%) Easytrieve
21 12 (11.88%) Assembly Language
21 12 (11.88%) HP
21 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP

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 35 (34.65%) CICS
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) MQSeries
3 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) FileNet
4 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.99%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) FTP
2 13 (12.87%) Firewall
3 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.94%) SSL
4 6 (5.94%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (42.57%) DB2
2 12 (11.88%) Easytrieve
3 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (5.94%) MS Access
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.96%) PowerCenter
5 3 (2.97%) Adabas
5 3 (2.97%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.99%) DataStage
7 1 (0.99%) OLTP
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
1 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.95%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.97%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 23 (22.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Mainframe Developer
4 13 (12.87%) COBOL Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Applications Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Mainframe Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Mainframe Support
6 6 (5.94%) Mainframe Operator
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Tivoli Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Unix Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Computer Operator
9 3 (2.97%) Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.62%) ISPF
2 7 (6.93%) .NET
3 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (79.21%) Mainframe
2 36 (35.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 24 (23.76%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (20.79%) VSAM
5 12 (11.88%) AS400
6 5 (4.95%) iSeries
6 5 (4.95%) Tandem
7 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.97%) HACMP
9 2 (1.98%) Clustering
9 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) zOS
2 25 (24.75%) MVS
3 17 (16.83%) Windows
4 16 (15.84%) Unix
5 9 (8.91%) Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Change Management
2 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 13 (12.87%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.88%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.93%) High Availability
6 7 (6.93%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.94%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.95%) Workflow
9 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.97%) Migration
10 3 (2.97%) Validation
11 2 (1.98%) Business Continuity
11 2 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.98%) Quality Management
11 2 (1.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.50%) COBOL
2 36 (35.64%) REXX
3 12 (11.88%) Assembly Language
3 12 (11.88%) CLIST
4 11 (10.89%) C++
4 11 (10.89%) Java
5 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) SQL
6 6 (5.94%) C#
6 6 (5.94%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.94%) VBA
7 3 (2.97%) NATURAL
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) COREP
2 1 (0.99%) FINREP
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (31.68%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (10.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (9.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) HDFS
6 1 (0.99%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) Control-M
2 11 (10.89%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.93%) Tivoli NetView
4 6 (5.94%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.98%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.99%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) IBM
2 22 (21.78%) CA
3 12 (11.88%) HP
4 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
5 7 (6.93%) BMC
5 7 (6.93%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.94%) Micro Focus
7 4 (3.96%) Informatica
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Citrix
9 2 (1.98%) Ektron
9 2 (1.98%) Genesys
9 2 (1.98%) VMware
10 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.99%) Perforce
10 1 (0.99%) Remedy
10 1 (0.99%) Splunk
10 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
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