Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for JCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JCL over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Job Control Language (JCL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 98 102
Rank change year-on-year -37 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.13% 0.81% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 2.48% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £430 - £350
South East median daily rate £403 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +19.26% -3.57% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

JCL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 913 565 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.62% 32.62% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 282 415
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £290 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing JCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JCL in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -35 2 £430 - 1
JCL
South East

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

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) BMC