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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 535 535 474
Rank change year-on-year
0 -61
Contract jobs citing JCL 44 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.094% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
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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
19127 19029 15932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.70% 37.14% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12563 12522 10007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 451 578
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -5 12 £350 +6.06% 1
London -6 8 £350 -6.66% 3
South East -14 5 £319 -7.60%
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
East Midlands +1 3 - - 4
South West +4 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
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JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 82 (88.17%) Mainframe
2 63 (67.74%) DB2
3 58 (62.37%) COBOL
4 39 (41.94%) CICS
5 35 (37.63%) IBM
6 34 (36.56%) SQL
7 27 (29.03%) IBM Mainframe
8 24 (25.81%) Finance
8 24 (25.81%) REXX
9 22 (23.66%) ISPF
10 18 (19.35%) UNIX
11 17 (18.28%) zOS
11 17 (18.28%) Assembly Language
12 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.05%) SELCOPY
13 14 (15.05%) CA Endevor
13 14 (15.05%) Oracle
14 13 (13.98%) PL/1
15 12 (12.90%) Banking
16 11 (11.83%) VSAM
16 11 (11.83%) QA
17 10 (10.75%) Syncsort
17 10 (10.75%) IMS/DB
17 10 (10.75%) XML
18 9 (9.68%) MQSeries
18 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
18 9 (9.68%) CA Gen
18 9 (9.68%) Release Management
18 9 (9.68%) Degree
18 9 (9.68%) Aquila

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 39 (41.94%) CICS
2 9 (9.68%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.30%) SAS
3 4 (4.30%) StreamWeaver
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) FTP
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) RIP
4 1 (1.08%) SNA
4 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (67.74%) DB2
2 10 (10.75%) IMS/DB
3 7 (7.53%) Adabas
4 5 (5.38%) DataStage
5 4 (4.30%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.15%) OLTP
7 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.15%) XPEDITER
2 2 (2.15%) ChangeMan
2 2 (2.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.08%) Toad
3 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Developer
2 28 (30.11%) Analyst
3 23 (24.73%) Mainframe Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Programmer
5 9 (9.68%) DBA
6 8 (8.60%) Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Mainframe Programmer
7 6 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.38%) COBOL Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Mainframe DBA
9 4 (4.30%) DB2 Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.23%) COBOL Programmer
10 3 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
10 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) ISPF
2 10 (10.75%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.08%) EntireX
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (88.17%) Mainframe
2 27 (29.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.83%) VSAM
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) UNIX
2 17 (18.28%) zOS
3 1 (1.08%) MVS
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) AIX
3 1 (1.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.68%) Release Management
2 7 (7.53%) Migration
3 5 (5.38%) Project Management
4 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.30%) Change Management
4 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.30%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 3 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.15%) Scrum
6 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.15%) System Testing
6 2 (2.15%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.08%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (62.37%) COBOL
2 34 (36.56%) SQL
3 24 (25.81%) REXX
4 17 (18.28%) Assembly Language
5 14 (15.05%) SELCOPY
6 13 (13.98%) PL/1
7 7 (7.53%) NATURAL
8 4 (4.30%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) C
9 2 (2.15%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.08%) Python
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.08%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) CA Endevor
2 4 (4.30%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.15%) Control-M
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) IBM
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 10 (10.75%) Syncsort
4 9 (9.68%) Aquila
5 5 (5.38%) Remedy
6 2 (2.15%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.08%) Dell
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) Intel
7 1 (1.08%) BMC
7 1 (1.08%) JDA
7 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
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