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 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing JCL 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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 Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 351 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.94% 37.70% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 236 181
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Median hourly rate £43.71 £22.54 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £40.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

JCL Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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
Knutsford +13 2 £425 +36.00%
JCL
North West

JCL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM