The first table below looks at the demand for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 140 121 144
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing JCL 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.26% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1223 911 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.26% 38.83% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 507 781
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 99
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.63 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
JCL
England

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL