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 29 June 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 > Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 144 140
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4  
Contract jobs citing JCL 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.049% 0.036% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.078% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Yorkshire median daily rate - - £375
England median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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 858 1282 1173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.69% 45.83% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1741 1779
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
10th Percentile £300 £303 £263
90th Percentile £519 £538 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 69
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.29% -61.87%  
10th Percentile £18.55 £12.25 £24.29
90th Percentile £43.00 £30.15 £47.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  

JCL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing JCL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
JCL
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Tandem
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (37.50%) ISPF
3 3 (37.50%) Axway
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) OS/390
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) GIS
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL

JCL
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ISPF
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) iSeries
2 3 (37.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) B2B
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Axway
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft