The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 132 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing JCL 14 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.042% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.13% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.87%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1240 781 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.43% 32.58% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 467 480
Average daily rate £350 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 56
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
West Yorkshire -13 10 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 22 (95.65%) Mainframe
2 19 (82.61%) CICS
3 12 (52.17%) COBOL
4 10 (43.48%) VSAM
5 9 (39.13%) zOS
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (30.43%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (30.43%) OMEGAMON
7 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
7 7 (30.43%) RACF
7 7 (30.43%) SSL
7 7 (30.43%) DB2
7 7 (30.43%) ISPF
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) Adabas
9 5 (21.74%) NATURAL
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) UNIX
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) SAS
10 4 (17.39%) CA
10 4 (17.39%) Spring
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
11 3 (13.04%) Java EE
11 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
11 3 (13.04%) REXX
11 3 (13.04%) ETL
11 3 (13.04%) EntireX

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 19 (82.61%) CICS
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) SAS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) DB2
2 6 (26.09%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Mainframe Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) ISPF
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) EntireX
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Java EE
4 2 (8.70%) Grails
4 2 (8.70%) WSDL
4 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
4 2 (8.70%) JAXB
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (95.65%) Mainframe
2 10 (43.48%) VSAM
3 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) W3C
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) AS400
5 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) zOS
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) COBOL
2 5 (21.74%) NATURAL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) RACF
1 7 (30.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
1 7 (30.43%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) CA
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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