The first table below looks at the demand for the Mainframe Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Programmer
Rank 400 - 408
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe Programmer 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £350 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +35.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Mainframe Programmer
England

Mainframe Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe Programmer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Mainframe Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mainframe Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mainframe Programmer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ACF2

Mainframe Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CA