Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 152 127
Rank change year-on-year +13 -25 -6
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.11% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.29% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Manchester median daily rate - £260 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.97% +16.67%
North West median daily rate £400 £310 £450
% change year-on-year +29.03% -31.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1250 1366 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.53% 38.51% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 988 788
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £238
90th Percentile £529 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JCL in Manchester

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in Manchester

JCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JCL.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) OS/390
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) hybris