Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 205 196
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing JCL 4 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.092% 0.055% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.86% -14.10% +108.12%
10th Percentile £414 £415 £347
90th Percentile £471 £444 £530
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
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1652 2376 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.83% 43.39% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1621 1613
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £298 £283 £263
90th Percentile £531 £538 £513
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.95 £11.10
90th Percentile £41.70 £47.50 £46.50
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 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 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
West Yorkshire +18 3 £438 +1.86% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JCL.

1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISPF
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) RACF
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) ACF2
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option

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 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ISPF
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ACF2
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM