The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 56 67
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 1.48% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.06% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £450 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.17%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 177 271 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 23.85% 36.47% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 158 143
Median daily rate £363 £390 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +17.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in Milton Keynes

JCL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for JCL.

1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Validation

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy