The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / London
Rank 395 412 409
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing JCL 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.092% 0.044% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £490 £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -30.37%

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
8678 9038 9006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 43.05% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6460 6690 6756
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.02 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in London

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in London

JCL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram in London

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in London

JCL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £450 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for JCL.

1 16 (66.67%) COBOL
2 13 (54.17%) MVS
3 12 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 11 (45.83%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) VB
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) C
5 10 (41.67%) VC++
5 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
5 10 (41.67%) Internet
5 10 (41.67%) C++
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 7 (29.17%) DB2
8 5 (20.83%) Unix
8 5 (20.83%) Tandem
8 5 (20.83%) zOS
9 4 (16.67%) CICS
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) System Testing
10 3 (12.50%) VSAM
10 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
10 3 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (12.50%) MPLS
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (12.50%) Firewall
11 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Adabas
3 1 (4.17%) IMS/DB
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Adabas Natural Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Unix Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) ISPF
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (20.83%) Tandem
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) VSAM
6 2 (8.33%) iSeries
6 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
7 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) MVS
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) zOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (8.33%) B2B
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) COBOL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) C
3 10 (41.67%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) VB
3 10 (41.67%) VC++
4 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.33%) NATURAL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Axway
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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