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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / London
Rank 395 414 403
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing JCL 7 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.005% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.011% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £525 £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -49.36%

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
8757 9027 9156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.28% 42.10% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6547 6703 6782
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 46
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.50 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 13 (52.00%) COBOL
2 12 (48.00%) MVS
3 11 (44.00%) Internet
3 11 (44.00%) Mainframe
3 11 (44.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) VB
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) C
4 10 (40.00%) VC++
4 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 8 (32.00%) Unix
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) ISPF
6 7 (28.00%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (24.00%) zOS
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) Tandem
7 6 (24.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) DB2
9 4 (16.00%) Middleware
9 4 (16.00%) FTP
9 4 (16.00%) B2B
9 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (16.00%) iSeries
9 4 (16.00%) Axway
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (12.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) FTP
3 2 (8.00%) DMZ
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.00%) MPLS
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Adabas
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) IDMS
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Mainframe Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Operational Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) ISPF
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (24.00%) Tandem
4 4 (16.00%) iSeries
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) VSAM
6 2 (8.00%) Clustering
6 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
7 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) MVS
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) zOS
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) B2B
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) COBOL
2 11 (44.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) C
3 10 (40.00%) VB
3 10 (40.00%) VC++
4 2 (8.00%) NATURAL
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (4.00%) ACF2
2 1 (4.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Axway
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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