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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 84 61 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22  
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% 1.36% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 4.22% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +27.38% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -6.49% -51.26%  

JCL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 293 332 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.70% 32.23% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 190 200
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +35.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing JCL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCL in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) CICS
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve

JCL
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) 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%) CICS Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy