The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 36 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.10% 3.19% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 13.43% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£370 £360 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £328 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £380 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.62% 23.76% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 26
Average daily rate £325 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mainframe
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) CICS
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) JCL
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) XPEDITER
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) XPEDITER
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) COBOL
1 2 (22.22%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
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