The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 82 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 24 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.97% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.01% 3.23% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 7
Median daily rate £356 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £490 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £391
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -2.33%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
479 465 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.46% 30.19% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 271 255
Median daily rate £400 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.62 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £38.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +5 23 £350 -2.77%
Derbyshire - 1 £500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 14 (31.82%) Informatica
4 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
4 13 (29.55%) Banking
5 12 (27.27%) ETL
6 11 (25.00%) COBOL
6 11 (25.00%) DB2
6 11 (25.00%) Data Management
7 8 (18.18%) Pega
8 7 (15.91%) QA
8 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.64%) CICS
9 6 (13.64%) JCL
9 6 (13.64%) Workflow
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.36%) Validation
11 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.82%) SDLC
13 2 (4.55%) Defect Management
13 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
13 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
13 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (4.55%) AS400
13 2 (4.55%) Advertising
13 2 (4.55%) BPR

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (13.64%) CICS
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) DB2
2 7 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Informatica Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Mainframe Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Test Programme Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Mainframe Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Software Development Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) AS400
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) AIX
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
2 12 (27.27%) ETL
3 11 (25.00%) Data Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
8 2 (4.55%) BPR
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 11 (25.00%) COBOL
4 6 (13.64%) JCL
5 2 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Control-M
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Informatica
2 8 (18.18%) Pega
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft