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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.06% 0.93% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.33% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
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
137 81 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.50% 25.00% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 52 71
Median daily rate £375 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.25 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 14 £344 -8.33%
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Informatica
4 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
5 12 (31.58%) ETL
5 12 (31.58%) Banking
6 11 (28.95%) Data Management
7 9 (23.68%) COBOL
7 9 (23.68%) DB2
8 8 (21.05%) Pega
9 7 (18.42%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.79%) Workflow
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) CICS
11 5 (13.16%) JCL
11 5 (13.16%) Validation
12 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
13 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
13 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 2 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
13 2 (5.26%) BPR
13 2 (5.26%) Unix
13 2 (5.26%) AIX
14 1 (2.63%) ITIL
14 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2

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 5 (13.16%) CICS
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) DB2
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) ETL Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Informatica Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) AIX
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
2 12 (31.58%) ETL
3 11 (28.95%) Data Management
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 5 (13.16%) Validation
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) BPR
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Product Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 9 (23.68%) COBOL
4 5 (13.16%) JCL
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Informatica
2 8 (21.05%) Pega