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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 248 249 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing JCL 15 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
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
3127 3217 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.15% 34.34% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 2005 1644
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 105
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.90 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

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 2 July 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 +14 14 - -
Kent - 1 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 South East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 18 (62.07%) IBM
2 15 (51.72%) Mainframe
3 13 (44.83%) REXX
4 12 (41.38%) COBOL
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) ISPF
5 11 (37.93%) Unix
6 10 (34.48%) DB2
7 8 (27.59%) CICS
7 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Time Sharing Option
8 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
8 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (24.14%) FTP
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) zOS
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management
9 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Control-M
9 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.69%) Easytrieve
10 5 (17.24%) CLIST
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
11 4 (13.79%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) AS400
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (13.79%) Assembly Language
11 4 (13.79%) CA

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 8 (27.59%) CICS
2 4 (13.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) Easytrieve
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) ChangeMan
General
1 12 (41.38%) 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 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Mainframe 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%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) ISPF
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) AS400
3 4 (13.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (10.34%) HACMP
4 3 (10.34%) iSeries
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
5 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 6 (20.69%) zOS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) REXX
2 12 (41.38%) COBOL
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) CLIST
5 4 (13.79%) Assembly Language
5 4 (13.79%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (24.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Tivoli
2 6 (20.69%) Control-M
3 3 (10.34%) CA Endevor
4 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.45%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) CA
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy