Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 4 April 2020 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing JCL 3 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.49% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
South East median daily rate £360 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 295 452 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 48.05% 44.53% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 260 225
Median daily rate £476 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.78% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £344 £312 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 22
Median hourly rate £38.75 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.72% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35.63 £39.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £42.88 £50.70 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing JCL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for JCL in West Sussex

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JCL in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for JCL in West Sussex

JCL
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
Worthing - 2 £360 -
JCL
South East

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JCL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for JCL.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

JCL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM