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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.35% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £21.69 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -45.08%

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
445 499 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.61% 25.19% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 353 291
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £233 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 28
Median hourly rate £15.35 £16.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.67 £21.00 £18.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +7 6 £410 +26.15%
Halifax 0 3 £440 -2.11%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 25 (56.82%) IBM
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 15 (34.09%) Banking
4 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.82%) zOS
4 14 (31.82%) CICS
4 14 (31.82%) CA
5 13 (29.55%) DB2
5 13 (29.55%) Syncsort
5 13 (29.55%) OMEGAMON
5 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Functional Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Splunk
5 13 (29.55%) CA Service Virtualization
5 13 (29.55%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (27.27%) DevOps
6 12 (27.27%) iPad
6 12 (27.27%) CA Endevor
6 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.45%) Service Management
8 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) JCL
10 6 (13.64%) ISPF
11 5 (11.36%) Tandem
11 5 (11.36%) RACF
11 5 (11.36%) Unix
11 5 (11.36%) FTP

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 (31.82%) CICS
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.27%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.27%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) DWDM
2 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) MPLS
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Easytrieve
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JBehave
2 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.55%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) MSTest
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) VersionOne
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Analyst
2 5 (11.36%) Architect
2 5 (11.36%) Build Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.36%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) z/OS Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Mainframe Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) ISPF
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) iPad
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) iSeries
2 5 (11.36%) Tandem
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) zOS
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 13 (29.55%) Functional Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (27.27%) DevOps
3 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.45%) Service Management
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) BPMN
7 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.82%) B2B
8 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JCL
2 4 (9.09%) COBOL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.27%) Fortran
4 1 (2.27%) REXX
4 1 (2.27%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) CCNP
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) RACF
1 5 (11.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (9.09%) ACF2
3 2 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (29.55%) OMEGAMON
2 12 (27.27%) CA Endevor
3 5 (11.36%) zSecure
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) IBM
2 14 (31.82%) CA
3 13 (29.55%) Splunk
3 13 (29.55%) Syncsort
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) Axway
5 3 (6.82%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) BT
6 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.27%) Calypso
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Temenos