The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / North East
Rank - 69 61
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.89% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £324 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 331 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.81% 36.90% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 196 173
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

JCL
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft