Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DCL over the 6 months to 20 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.

DIGITAL Command Language (DCL)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 881
Contract jobs citing DCL 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DCL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42954 41918 43850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.30% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30018 28802 29667
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 874 1054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.37 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.19%

DCL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DCL in the UK

DCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DCL in the UK

DCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DCL in the UK