Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 February 2018 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing JCL 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.87% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
County Antrim median daily rate £305 - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 292 236 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 63.62% 63.10% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 165 56
County Antrim median daily rate £435 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £289 £257 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +7.50% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £32.50 £14.34 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.64% -5.97% -
10th Percentile £18.70 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £41.88 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £32.50 £14.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +126.64% -5.97% -

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for JCL in County Antrim

JCL
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Belfast - 4 £305 -
JCL
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for JCL.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) VSAM
3 2 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle