The table below looks at the statistics for DCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCL over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank 431 419 422
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing DCL 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.049% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£500 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DCL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10337 10137 11143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.95% 41.68% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7630 7159 7949
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 63 90
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £57.23 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

DCL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DCL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

DCL Jobs Demand Trend in London

DCL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DCL across the London region.

DCL Daily Rate Trend in London

DCL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DCL across the London region.

DCL Hourly Rate Trend in London

DCL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DCL within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Bromley - 2 £500 -
DCL
England

DCL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DCL 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 DCL.

1 4 (100.00%) VMS
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) PowerCenter
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

DCL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DCL 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 DCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
1 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) VMS
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica