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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 526 468 495
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +27
Contract jobs citing JCL 53 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 36
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £355
% change year-on-year
+16.69% -21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £105.00 £15.95 £32.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+558.30% -51.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £15.59 £28.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.00 £16.31 £36.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.00 £15.95 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+558.30% -51.02%
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
19554 18830 19381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.28% 39.39% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13145 12286 11706
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 511 659
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

JCL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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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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
East of England -12 12 £340 - 2
London -18 11 £330 -8.96% 1
North West -11 10 £400 +76.99% 1
East Midlands +4 7 £325 - 2
South East -24 6 £250 -43.82%
South West - 4 - -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £130 -
West Midlands - - - -
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 84 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 53 (55.21%) COBOL
3 39 (40.63%) DB2
3 39 (40.63%) CICS
4 28 (29.17%) IBM
5 22 (22.92%) Finance
5 22 (22.92%) VSAM
5 22 (22.92%) REXX
6 20 (20.83%) ISPF
6 20 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 17 (17.71%) MVS
8 16 (16.67%) zOS
8 16 (16.67%) Banking
9 15 (15.63%) SQL
9 15 (15.63%) UNIX
10 11 (11.46%) MQSeries
10 11 (11.46%) RACF
11 10 (10.42%) Project Management
11 10 (10.42%) Data Structures
12 9 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (9.38%) Migration
12 9 (9.38%) HP
12 9 (9.38%) ETL
13 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.29%) CA Endevor
14 7 (7.29%) Change Management
14 7 (7.29%) Retail
14 7 (7.29%) Exstream
14 7 (7.29%) Exstream Dialogue

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (40.63%) CICS
2 11 (11.46%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.29%) Exstream Dialogue
4 4 (4.17%) StreamWeaver
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Gentran
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Office
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Exstream
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) FTP
2 2 (2.08%) SSL
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) DMZ
3 1 (1.04%) CTI
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) DB2
2 6 (6.25%) Adabas
3 5 (5.21%) Easytrieve
4 3 (3.13%) DataStage
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.04%) IDMS
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.08%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.04%) Lombardi
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 25 (26.04%) Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Programmer
6 6 (6.25%) Mainframe Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) DBA
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Mainframe Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Teradata Developer
9 3 (3.13%) COBOL Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Environment Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) ISPF
2 7 (7.29%) J2EE
3 5 (5.21%) Middleware
4 4 (4.17%) .NET
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) Spring
5 3 (3.13%) Struts
5 3 (3.13%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 22 (22.92%) VSAM
3 20 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (10.42%) Data Structures
5 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.13%) Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) GIS
8 1 (1.04%) HACMP
8 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) MVS
2 16 (16.67%) zOS
3 15 (15.63%) UNIX
4 5 (5.21%) Windows
5 3 (3.13%) Linux
6 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE
7 1 (1.04%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.42%) Project Management
2 9 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (9.38%) Migration
2 9 (9.38%) ETL
3 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.29%) Change Management
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.21%) UML
6 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.13%) Release Management
7 3 (3.13%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.13%) Scrum
8 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) COBOL
2 22 (22.92%) REXX
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) Java
4 7 (7.29%) Assembly Language
5 6 (6.25%) NATURAL
6 5 (5.21%) SELCOPY
7 3 (3.13%) PL/1
8 2 (2.08%) C
9 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) RACF
2 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) CA Endevor
2 6 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.21%) Control-M
4 4 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) IBM
2 9 (9.38%) HP
3 7 (7.29%) Teradata
4 5 (5.21%) CA
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) Syncsort
6 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.04%) Aquila
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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