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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 71 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing JCL 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 1.10% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.76% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£283 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
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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
228 213 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.56% 29.38% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 114 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +101.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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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

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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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing JCL 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 JCL.

1 6 (75.00%) COBOL
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) PL/1
4 2 (25.00%) MVS
4 2 (25.00%) Control-M
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SELCOPY
5 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) VSAM
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing JCL 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 JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) VSAM
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) MVS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/1
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM