The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 53 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing JCL 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 1.54% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 5.08% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £351 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +14.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
JCL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 256 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.41% 30.40% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 146 157
Median daily rate £350 £356 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £15.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +45.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for JCL.

1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
3 10 (62.50%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (50.00%) FTP
5 8 (50.00%) REXX
5 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 8 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (50.00%) ISPF
6 7 (43.75%) Change Management
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (25.00%) AS400
8 4 (25.00%) Control-M
8 4 (25.00%) DB2
9 3 (18.75%) HACMP
9 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (18.75%) ChangeMan
9 3 (18.75%) CA Endevor
9 3 (18.75%) iSeries
10 2 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (12.50%) zOS
10 2 (12.50%) MVS
10 2 (12.50%) COBOL
11 1 (6.25%) Java
11 1 (6.25%) ITIL
11 1 (6.25%) SLA
11 1 (6.25%) Linux

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (6.25%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ChangeMan
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Mainframe Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) CICS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DB2 Support
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Support
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) AS400
3 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (18.75%) HACMP
4 3 (18.75%) iSeries
5 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) MVS
3 2 (12.50%) zOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) REXX
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) COBOL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (25.00%) Control-M
3 3 (18.75%) CA Endevor
4 1 (6.25%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy