The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank - 70 67
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.84% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £226 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £16.40 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+967.07% -44.40%
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
270 326 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.46% 34.32% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 162 187
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £52.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -39.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £18.03 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
JCL
North West