The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 40 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.32% 0.36% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.01% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £310 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 -
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 199 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.89% 36.05% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 134 97
Median daily rate £400 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Blackburn - 1 £310 -
JCL
North West

JCL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM