The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / North East
Rank - 67 55
Contract jobs citing JCL 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.58% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.27%  
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 314 316 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.72% 36.36% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 203 161
Median daily rate £350 £338 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
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 the North East

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

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in the North East

JCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in the North East