The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 66 59
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.87% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
244 229 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.57% 28.17% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 165 114
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham