The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 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.

Job Control Language (JCL)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 43
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.95% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.31% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £326 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 62 173 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 30.85% 41.00% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 107 94
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in Lancashire