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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 556 530 517
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing JCL 52 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 13
Average daily rate £350 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
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
18262 17808 16947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 37.91% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 11947 10826
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 413 460
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +7 19 £520 +38.66%
North East -16 10 £323 +17.27%
East of England +3 9 - -
South West -3 3 - - 2
East Midlands -7 3 £248 -17.15% 4
North West -17 3 £313 +9.64%
West Midlands -11 2 - -
Midlands 0 1 £275 -
London -6 1 £425 +42.85% 5
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
JCL
UK

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (79.50%) Mainframe
2 100 (62.11%) CICS
3 93 (57.76%) DB2
4 87 (54.04%) zOS
5 71 (44.10%) CA
6 65 (40.37%) IBM
6 65 (40.37%) COBOL
7 56 (34.78%) REXX
8 55 (34.16%) ISPF
9 52 (32.30%) RACF
10 46 (28.57%) CA Endevor
11 44 (27.33%) QA
12 40 (24.84%) Time Sharing Option
13 36 (22.36%) Windows
14 34 (21.12%) Finance
15 30 (18.63%) Unix
16 28 (17.39%) Tivoli
17 27 (16.77%) FTP
18 24 (14.91%) IBM Mainframe
18 24 (14.91%) VSAM
19 23 (14.29%) AS400
19 23 (14.29%) Assembly Language
20 22 (13.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 22 (13.66%) C++
20 22 (13.66%) Banking
20 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (13.04%) Shell Script
22 19 (11.80%) Easytrieve
22 19 (11.80%) CLIST
23 18 (11.18%) MVS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 100 (62.11%) CICS
2 14 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.35%) IIS
5 6 (3.73%) Apache
5 6 (3.73%) StreamWeaver
6 3 (1.86%) SAS
7 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) FTP
2 16 (9.94%) SSL
3 6 (3.73%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.24%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.62%) SNA
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (57.76%) DB2
2 19 (11.80%) Easytrieve
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.35%) PowerCenter
5 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (3.73%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.73%) MS Access
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.86%) Adabas
8 2 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (8.07%) ChangeMan
2 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.86%) CA Gen
4 3 (1.86%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 22 (13.66%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (49.07%) Analyst
2 42 (26.09%) CICS Analyst
3 41 (25.47%) Developer
4 26 (16.15%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (11.18%) Mainframe Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Architect
7 13 (8.07%) COBOL Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Mainframe Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Applications Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.35%) Consultant
10 7 (4.35%) Tivoli Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) DB2 Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (3.11%) Mainframe Consultant
13 4 (2.48%) Mainframe Operator
13 4 (2.48%) Programmer
13 4 (2.48%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.16%) ISPF
2 11 (6.83%) .NET
3 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.62%) APPC
6 1 (0.62%) EntireX
6 1 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.62%) J2EE
6 1 (0.62%) jQuery
6 1 (0.62%) Web Services
6 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (79.50%) Mainframe
2 24 (14.91%) IBM Mainframe
2 24 (14.91%) VSAM
3 23 (14.29%) AS400
4 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.07%) HACMP
5 13 (8.07%) iSeries
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.24%) Tandem
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) PKI
7 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 87 (54.04%) zOS
2 36 (22.36%) Windows
3 30 (18.63%) Unix
4 18 (11.18%) MVS
5 14 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.59%) Linux
8 2 (1.24%) AIX
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.32%) ITIL
2 14 (8.70%) Change Management
3 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.83%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.59%) High Availability
5 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
5 9 (5.59%) Migration
6 8 (4.97%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (4.97%) Workflow
7 7 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 6 (3.73%) Data Modelling
9 4 (2.48%) System Testing
10 3 (1.86%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.86%) Test Scripting
10 3 (1.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.24%) Project Management
11 2 (1.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.37%) COBOL
2 56 (34.78%) REXX
3 23 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 22 (13.66%) C++
5 21 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.80%) CLIST
7 16 (9.94%) Java
8 13 (8.07%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.83%) Perl
10 10 (6.21%) C#
10 10 (6.21%) SQL
10 10 (6.21%) VBA
11 3 (1.86%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) PL/1
12 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (27.33%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (32.30%) RACF
2 40 (24.84%) Time Sharing Option
3 22 (13.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 13 (8.07%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.24%) GPFS
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.62%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 46 (28.57%) CA Endevor
2 28 (17.39%) Tivoli
3 10 (6.21%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (4.97%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (3.11%) Control-M
6 2 (1.24%) OpenView
6 2 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.62%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.62%) zSecure
Vendors
1 71 (44.10%) CA
2 65 (40.37%) IBM
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle
4 10 (6.21%) Micro Focus
5 9 (5.59%) HP
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.48%) Intel
7 4 (2.48%) VMware
8 3 (1.86%) Informatica
9 2 (1.24%) Lotus
9 2 (1.24%) NetApp
10 1 (0.62%) Remedy
10 1 (0.62%) Sybase
10 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.62%) TOWER Software
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