The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 135 135 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.086% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.66% -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1082 1165 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.23% 37.27% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 718 739
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Wiltshire +1 3 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (57.14%) REXX
4 3 (42.86%) zOS
4 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (42.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (14.29%) z/OS Operator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) REXX
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (42.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM