The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.056% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £228 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £309
% change year-on-year
+15.33% +21.45%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
580 691 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 39.02% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 369
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 Manchester

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JCL.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle