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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 103 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 38 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 2.69% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 10
Median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £363 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+128.00% -54.54%
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
891 855 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.81% 29.23% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 567 409
Median daily rate £420 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +27.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.00 £29.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Mainframe Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Yorkshire +15 32 £438 +15.89%
South Yorkshire -10 1 £475 +11.76%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 24 (47.06%) Banking
2 22 (43.14%) AIX
3 21 (41.18%) Windows
4 20 (39.22%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) zOS
6 9 (17.65%) Unix
7 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.69%) Service Management
8 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
9 6 (11.76%) ACF2
9 6 (11.76%) zSecure
10 5 (9.80%) Validation
10 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.80%) Content Management
10 5 (9.80%) RACF
10 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.84%) IBM
11 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) SDLC
12 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (5.88%) Spring
12 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
12 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) CICS
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (47.06%) Banking
2 20 (39.22%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Mainframe Architect
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Mainframe Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Migration Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Security Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
2 3 (5.88%) JSP
2 3 (5.88%) Servlets
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
2 3 (5.88%) Struts
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) CSS3
3 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) APACS
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Tandem
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) AIX
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) zOS
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Service Management
2 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
3 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.80%) Content Management
3 5 (9.80%) SOA
3 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
3 5 (9.80%) Validation
4 4 (7.84%) SDLC
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) MVC
5 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
1 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) JCL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) ACF2
2 5 (9.80%) RACF
3 1 (1.96%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) JDA
3 2 (3.92%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft