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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 38 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.48% 1.21% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 4.55% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+58.65% -34.17%

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
98 110 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 28.99% 26.70% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 71 48
Median daily rate £413 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.24% +5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) CICS
5 1 (12.50%) JCL
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy

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 1 (12.50%) CICS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) API Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy