The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / East Midlands
Rank 90 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing JCL 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.55% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £383 £248 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £248 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £248 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-34.54% -30.37%

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
559 549 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.49% 36.87% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 329 261
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northamptonshire - 6 £383 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for JCL.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) CICS
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (62.50%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center