The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 88 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.73% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £92.75 £34.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
+168.84% +106.46%
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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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
303 289 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.82% 29.22% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 19
Average hourly rate £14.37 £14.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -16.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Adabas
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (66.67%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle