The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 77 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 29 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.92% 0.97% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.72% 3.17% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
Median daily rate £450 £625 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £391
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+33.97% -2.33%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
507 663 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.51% 30.60% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 426 267
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.73 £19.50 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Leeds +17 12 £475 -26.92%
Halifax +8 2 £430 -4.55%
Wakefield - 1 £450 -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 23 (46.00%) IBM
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 16 (32.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (30.00%) DB2
4 15 (30.00%) CA
5 14 (28.00%) CICS
5 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (26.00%) Syncsort
6 13 (26.00%) Splunk
6 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
6 13 (26.00%) CA Service Virtualization
6 13 (26.00%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (26.00%) OMEGAMON
7 12 (24.00%) CA Endevor
7 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (24.00%) DevOps
7 12 (24.00%) iPad
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.00%) zOS
10 8 (16.00%) Java
10 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) Software Architecture
12 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.00%) Feasibility Study
12 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
13 5 (10.00%) COBOL
13 5 (10.00%) Unix
13 5 (10.00%) Windows

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 14 (28.00%) CICS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.00%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (2.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) BGP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.00%) DWDM
2 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JBehave
2 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) MSTest
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (34.00%) Banking
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
1 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Build Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Deployment Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) z/OS Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
1 4 (8.00%) Spring
2 3 (6.00%) ISPF
2 3 (6.00%) J2EE
2 3 (6.00%) jQuery
2 3 (6.00%) JSP
2 3 (6.00%) Servlets
2 3 (6.00%) Struts
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) iPad
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) iSeries
3 2 (4.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Tandem
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) zOS
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) AIX
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Unit Testing
2 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (26.00%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (24.00%) DevOps
4 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) Software Architecture
8 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.00%) Feasibility Study
8 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.00%) BPMN
9 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
9 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (6.00%) Migration
11 3 (6.00%) MVC
11 3 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) COBOL
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) JCL
4 2 (4.00%) Visual J++
5 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.00%) Fortran
5 1 (2.00%) REXX
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CCNP
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
1 2 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.00%) ACF2
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (26.00%) OMEGAMON
2 12 (24.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) IBM
2 15 (30.00%) CA
3 13 (26.00%) Splunk
3 13 (26.00%) Syncsort
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Avaloq
6 1 (2.00%) BT
6 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.00%) Calypso
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Misys
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) SunGard
6 1 (2.00%) Temenos
6 1 (2.00%) VMware