Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 367 350
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 +16
Contract jobs citing JCL 4 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.068% 0.30% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
South East median daily rate £403 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.26% -3.57% +22.81%
10th Percentile £369 £314 £248
90th Percentile £426 £371 £608
England median daily rate £428 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +6.21% +0.63% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +7.55% -18.46%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5878 5919 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.36% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3624 4208
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 220 248
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.42 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in the South East

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in the South East

JCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in the South East

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -17 4 £403 - 1
Buckinghamshire -40 3 £430 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
JCL
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for JCL.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (50.00%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Adabas
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Adabas
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) BMC