The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 71 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.77% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £495 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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 £36.00 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +44.66%
Mainframe
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
316 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.11% 28.92% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 189 128
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 6
Median hourly rate £29.60 £15.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.52% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.37 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £83.50 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) ChangeMan
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) VSAM
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Docker

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ChangeMan
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
1 1 (33.33%) IBM