The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 31 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.08% 0.74% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.28% 3.23% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Median daily rate £463 £460 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £460 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £460 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +44.66%
Mainframe
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.30% 22.91% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 72
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £18.70 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Northampton +13 17 £463 +0.54%
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 8 (40.00%) Pega
2 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 6 (30.00%) COBOL
2 6 (30.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) JCL
5 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) AS400
5 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Internal Audit
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) SLA
6 2 (10.00%) CICS
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) BPR
7 1 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) CMS
7 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) AS400 Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Computer Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Computer Operator
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Operator
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) AS400
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) BPR
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Product Management
3 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) COBOL
2 4 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Pega
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Intel