The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 257 256 233
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing JCL 12 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.043% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.13% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £250 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -5.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 - -
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3143 3086 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 33.06% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1994 1887 1642
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 90 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Buckinghamshire +20 12 £250 -23.07% 1
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 13 (44.83%) REXX
2 13 (44.83%) COBOL
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Mainframe
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) ISPF
3 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) DB2
3 10 (34.48%) CICS
4 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (24.14%) CLIST
5 7 (24.14%) zOS
5 7 (24.14%) Easytrieve
6 6 (20.69%) Control-M
6 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
6 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
6 6 (20.69%) CA
6 6 (20.69%) FTP
6 6 (20.69%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (34.48%) CICS
2 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) DB2
2 7 (24.14%) Easytrieve
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) PowerCenter
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) ChangeMan
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Mainframe Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) CICS Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) DB2 Support
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) ISPF
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (10.34%) AS400
4 3 (10.34%) HACMP
4 3 (10.34%) iSeries
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
5 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 7 (24.14%) zOS
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
1 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) COBOL
1 13 (44.83%) REXX
2 7 (24.14%) CLIST
3 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Control-M
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) CA
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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