The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-56.66% -
JCL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
615 773 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.58% 27.57% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 474 379
Median daily rate £400 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
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 Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing JCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

JCL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM