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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 76 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 1.91% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 5.51% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £520 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £39.50

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
268 345 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.16% 34.74% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 202 195
Median daily rate £350 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +55.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £14.30 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) CICS
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

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%) CICS Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
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 3 (37.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Endevor
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy