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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Rank 83 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.071% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £410 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £21.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -45.08%

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
364 365 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.88% 25.89% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 268 199
Median daily rate £410 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £18.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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
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 23 February 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) RACF
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) zSecure
5 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) ACF2
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) COBOL
6 3 (15.79%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) ISPF
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) iSeries
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) JCL
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) Tandem
7 2 (10.53%) Law
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery

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 (5.26%) CICS
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) DWDM
2 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (5.26%) JBehave
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) VersionOne
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) RACF Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) ISPF
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) RACF
2 4 (21.05%) ACF2
3 2 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) zSecure
2 1 (5.26%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.26%) Calypso
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Temenos