The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Job Control Language (JCL)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 - 134
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JCL 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% - 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% - 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £315 £322
% change year-on-year +27.38% -2.07%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 938 1160 1060
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.20% 41.40% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 786 696
Median daily rate £400 £389 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +15.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

JCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JCL in Yorkshire

JCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JCL in Yorkshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 3 £440 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £348 -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (60.00%) ISPF
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) FTP
4 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) Tandem
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) iSeries
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (30.00%) B2B
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) zOS
5 3 (30.00%) Axway
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) OS/390
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) GIS

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ISPF
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (50.00%) Tandem
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 2 (20.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) Fortran
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Axway
2 3 (30.00%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft