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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 230 227 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing JCL 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.096% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
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£375 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3137 2759 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.60% 33.15% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1443 1231
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 2 £450 -
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England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) COBOL
3 7 (50.00%) DB2
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) PL/1
7 3 (21.43%) Struts
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) Control-M
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
9 1 (7.14%) RedPrairie
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 1 (7.14%) C

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SNA
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Struts
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) COBOL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/1
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) RedPrairie
3 1 (7.14%) Intel
3 1 (7.14%) JDA