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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 108 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 3.43% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 5
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- £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.71%
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
574 437 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.90% 24.41% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 284 178
Average daily rate £375 £320 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +8.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.75 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax -3 4 - -
Leeds -16 3 - - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (12.50%) LPAR
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) VUI
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) IVR
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ATL
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) LPAR
2 1 (12.50%) VUI
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) OS/390
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) CMMI
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Chordiant
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
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