The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 71 57 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 1.77% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 5.14% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -31.64%

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

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
242 331 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.21% 34.52% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 170 156
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
JCL
South East

JCL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) CICS
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) zOS
5 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Operator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) z/OS Operator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy