The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 44 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.44% 1.88% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 8.79% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+142.00% -54.54%
Mainframe
Nottinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
157 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 32.37% 21.41% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 54 21
Median daily rate £450 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £560 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) CICS
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) COBOL
4 3 (21.43%) DB2
4 3 (21.43%) DataStage
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) JCL
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) VSAM
5 2 (14.29%) Automotive
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) ArcSight

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 4 (28.57%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DataStage
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
5 2 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Analytics
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk