The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 51 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing JCL 5 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 2.64% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 8.16% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £525 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £321 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.94% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -23.57%
JCL
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 294 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.92% 32.34% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 146 113
Median daily rate £375 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -42.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

JCL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for JCL.

1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (14.29%) ISPF
4 1 (14.29%) Validation

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (28.57%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CICS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) z/OS Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
1 1 (14.29%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy