The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 125 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 18 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.68% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.53% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
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£378 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £323 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -1.78%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
783 673 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.23% 27.03% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 413 280
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 22
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.73 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire -19 12 £375 -11.76% 3
South Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (61.90%) DB2
2 11 (52.38%) COBOL
2 11 (52.38%) CICS
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 8 (38.10%) JCL
6 6 (28.57%) IBM
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
8 4 (19.05%) SAS
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
8 4 (19.05%) Spring
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) Java EE
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) Confluence
9 3 (14.29%) Perl

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (52.38%) CICS
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) SAS
4 3 (14.29%) Confluence
4 3 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (9.52%) Tuxedo
5 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.76%) JBoss
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Adabas
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Mainframe Developer
4 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) Java EE
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) WSDL
4 2 (9.52%) JAXB
4 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
4 2 (9.52%) Grails
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) ATL
5 1 (4.76%) EJB
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
5 1 (4.76%) Struts
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) VUI
4 1 (4.76%) LPAR
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (4.76%) OS/390
3 1 (4.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Revenue Management
3 2 (9.52%) User Stories
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Kanban
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) COBOL
2 8 (38.10%) JCL
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) NATURAL
7 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) Chordiant
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
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