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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 413 420 423
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing JCL 18 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.091% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £490 £528 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +63.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £528 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £528 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.57%
JCL
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
10069 9910 10037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.71% 44.37% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7540 7453 7659
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 £348 £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 69 52
Median hourly rate £35.69 £24.23 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -5.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £468 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) COBOL
2 15 (55.56%) Mainframe
3 13 (48.15%) MVS
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) Banking
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) VB
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) C
6 10 (37.04%) VC++
6 10 (37.04%) C++
6 10 (37.04%) Internet
6 10 (37.04%) Client/Server
7 9 (33.33%) zOS
8 7 (25.93%) DB2
9 5 (18.52%) Tandem
9 5 (18.52%) Unix
9 5 (18.52%) CICS
9 5 (18.52%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (14.81%) Perforce
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) VSAM
11 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (11.11%) Firewall
11 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 3 (11.11%) IBM
11 3 (11.11%) MPLS

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 5 (18.52%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) Adabas
3 1 (3.70%) IMS/DB
General
1 12 (44.44%) Banking
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Operational Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Adabas Natural Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) ISPF
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 10 (37.04%) Client/Server
3 5 (18.52%) Tandem
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) VSAM
6 2 (7.41%) iSeries
6 2 (7.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) MVS
2 9 (33.33%) zOS
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 3 (11.11%) System Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) B2B
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) COBOL
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) C
3 10 (37.04%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) VB
3 10 (37.04%) VC++
4 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
4 2 (7.41%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Perforce
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Axway
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle