The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 131 147
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £290 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 938 886 1074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.09% 34.88% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 517 644
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 3 £290 -
JCL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for JCL.

1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Adabas
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) NATURAL
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure