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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Rank 79 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.70% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £410 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
397 406 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.57% 28.49% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 292 193
Median daily rate £415 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £566 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £10.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £19.75 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (19.23%) BPMN
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 4 (15.38%) zSecure
6 4 (15.38%) ACF2
6 4 (15.38%) COBOL
6 4 (15.38%) DB2
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) RACF
6 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
8 2 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Temenos T24
8 2 (7.69%) iSeries
8 2 (7.69%) Tandem

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (3.85%) CICS
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.85%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (3.85%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) DWDM
2 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Hudson
2 1 (3.85%) JBehave
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.85%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Mainframe Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) RACF Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Mainframe DBA
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) ISPF
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) iSeries
2 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) BPMN
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 5 (19.23%) Feasibility Study
3 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
4 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) COBOL
3 2 (7.69%) JCL
3 2 (7.69%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ACF2
1 4 (15.38%) RACF
2 2 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) zSecure
2 1 (3.85%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Avaloq
3 1 (3.85%) BT
3 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.85%) Calypso
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Misys
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) SunGard
3 1 (3.85%) Temenos