The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 39 55
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.04% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-13.60% +28.20%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
112 96 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.94% 25.74% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 81
Median daily rate £414 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £571 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mainframe across the Bedfordshire region.

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Bedfordshire region.

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire