The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 58 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.57%
JCL
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 299 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.37% 29.57% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 216 133
Median daily rate £376 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford +9 1 £325 +4.00% 1
JCL
North West

JCL
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Knutsford, Cheshire
Gibbs S3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago