The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
Rank 394 417 397
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing DCL 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.009% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -30.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9740 10575 10344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.42% 43.59% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6962 7470 7128
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 104 162
Average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
DCL
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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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) VMS
1 5 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

DCL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) VMS
1 5 (100.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle