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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 489 531 480
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -51
Contract jobs citing JCL 96 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.87%
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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
19706 18377 18094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.19% 37.17% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13442 11953 11415
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 383 514
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
North West +9 28 £400 +40.35% 2
London -8 23 £400 +13.47% 2
South East -10 18 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire -8 13 £380 -
East Midlands - 7 £394 - 2
South West -9 2 - -
North East -21 2 £262 -1.13%
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
East of England 0 1 - -
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 101 (75.37%) Mainframe
2 79 (58.96%) DB2
3 77 (57.46%) COBOL
4 62 (46.27%) CICS
5 49 (36.57%) Finance
6 47 (35.07%) IBM
7 37 (27.61%) Time Sharing Option
8 31 (23.13%) REXX
9 30 (22.39%) ISPF
10 28 (20.90%) SQL
11 26 (19.40%) zOS
11 26 (19.40%) MVS
12 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (14.93%) VSAM
13 20 (14.93%) FTP
13 20 (14.93%) Control-M
14 18 (13.43%) Banking
14 18 (13.43%) IBM Mainframe
15 17 (12.69%) UNIX
16 15 (11.19%) HTML
17 14 (10.45%) General Ledger
17 14 (10.45%) IMS/DB
17 14 (10.45%) SDLC
18 13 (9.70%) Assembly Language
19 12 (8.96%) VBA
19 12 (8.96%) Windows
20 11 (8.21%) CA
21 10 (7.46%) Change Management
22 9 (6.72%) Degree
22 9 (6.72%) CA Endevor

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 62 (46.27%) CICS
2 8 (5.97%) MQSeries
3 7 (5.22%) SAS
3 7 (5.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.99%) Confluence
4 4 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.49%) Papyrus
5 2 (1.49%) StreamWeaver
5 2 (1.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Office
1 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) FTP
2 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) SSL
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) Telnet
4 2 (1.49%) X.25
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) SSH
4 2 (1.49%) SNA
4 2 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (58.96%) DB2
2 14 (10.45%) IMS/DB
3 8 (5.97%) Adabas
4 5 (3.73%) OLTP
4 5 (3.73%) DataStage
4 5 (3.73%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.49%) OLAP
5 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.99%) JIRA
3 3 (2.24%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.24%) JUnit
4 2 (1.49%) XPEDITER
5 1 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 49 (36.57%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 14 (10.45%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (37.31%) Analyst
2 32 (23.88%) Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Mainframe Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Programmer
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) DBA
5 11 (8.21%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) COBOL Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) DB2 DBA
10 5 (3.73%) Architect
10 5 (3.73%) COBOL Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Mainframe Programmer
11 4 (2.99%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
11 4 (2.99%) COBOL Programmer
11 4 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Administrator
12 3 (2.24%) Mainframe Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.39%) ISPF
2 15 (11.19%) HTML
3 6 (4.48%) XML
4 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.99%) Spring
5 3 (2.24%) Web Services
5 3 (2.24%) Middleware
5 3 (2.24%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.24%) Java EE
6 2 (1.49%) Grails
6 2 (1.49%) EntireX
6 2 (1.49%) .NET
6 2 (1.49%) WSDL
6 2 (1.49%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.49%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 101 (75.37%) Mainframe
2 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (14.93%) VSAM
4 18 (13.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) AS400
7 2 (1.49%) PKI
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) W3C
7 2 (1.49%) HACMP
7 2 (1.49%) iSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) zOS
1 26 (19.40%) MVS
2 17 (12.69%) UNIX
3 12 (8.96%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Linux
5 4 (2.99%) OS/390
6 2 (1.49%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.45%) SDLC
2 10 (7.46%) Change Management
3 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (3.73%) ITIL
4 5 (3.73%) ETL
5 4 (2.99%) Project Management
5 4 (2.99%) Data Modelling
5 4 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.24%) Migration
6 3 (2.24%) Time Management
6 3 (2.24%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (2.24%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.49%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.49%) Release Management
7 2 (1.49%) Kanban
7 2 (1.49%) Software Engineering
7 2 (1.49%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.46%) COBOL
2 31 (23.13%) REXX
3 28 (20.90%) SQL
4 13 (9.70%) Assembly Language
5 12 (8.96%) VBA
6 8 (5.97%) CLIST
7 7 (5.22%) NATURAL
8 5 (3.73%) VB
8 5 (3.73%) Java
8 5 (3.73%) C
9 4 (2.99%) Perl
9 4 (2.99%) Python
9 4 (2.99%) SELCOPY
9 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.24%) PL/1
10 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (27.61%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (3.73%) RACF
3 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.24%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) Control-M
2 9 (6.72%) CA Endevor
3 7 (5.22%) OMEGAMON
3 7 (5.22%) MAINVIEW
4 6 (4.48%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.75%) zSecure
Vendors
1 47 (35.07%) IBM
2 11 (8.21%) CA
3 8 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (2.24%) BMC
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.49%) Remedy
5 2 (1.49%) Aquila
5 2 (1.49%) Sybase
5 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.49%) Syncsort
5 2 (1.49%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) EMC
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