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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 97 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 30 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.25% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 1.98% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £650 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £390 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £790 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £92.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -71.96%
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
740 958 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.81% 31.08% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 631 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 40
Median hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £19.50 £36.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 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
West Yorkshire +31 29 £450 -29.41% 1
South Yorkshire -12 2 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 26 (47.27%) IBM
2 22 (40.00%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) Banking
4 16 (29.09%) CA
4 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
5 15 (27.27%) DB2
6 14 (25.45%) CICS
6 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.64%) Syncsort
7 13 (23.64%) OMEGAMON
7 13 (23.64%) Splunk
7 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
7 13 (23.64%) CA Service Virtualization
7 13 (23.64%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (21.82%) DevOps
8 12 (21.82%) iPad
8 12 (21.82%) CA Endevor
8 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
9 11 (20.00%) zOS
10 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.36%) Windows
11 9 (16.36%) Java
12 8 (14.55%) Unix
12 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
14 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
14 6 (10.91%) Feasibility Study
14 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
14 6 (10.91%) Retail

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 14 (25.45%) CICS
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.82%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.82%) DWDM
3 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VLAN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JBehave
2 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) Hudson
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) MSTest
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) VersionOne
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Architect
1 10 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Build Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Deployment Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) z/OS Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) Spring
2 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (5.45%) ISPF
2 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) jQuery
2 3 (5.45%) JSP
2 3 (5.45%) Servlets
2 3 (5.45%) Struts
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) iPad
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) iSeries
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Tandem
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) zOS
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Unix
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
2 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
3 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.91%) Feasibility Study
8 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.09%) BPMN
9 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Requirements Management
9 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) COBOL
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) JCL
4 2 (3.64%) Visual J++
5 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.82%) Fortran
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) REXX
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) CCNP
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
1 2 (3.64%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.82%) ACF2
2 1 (1.82%) RACF
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (23.64%) OMEGAMON
2 12 (21.82%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) IBM
2 16 (29.09%) CA
3 13 (23.64%) Splunk
3 13 (23.64%) Syncsort
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.82%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (1.82%) Calypso
6 1 (1.82%) F5
6 1 (1.82%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Misys
6 1 (1.82%) Sage
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) SunGard
6 1 (1.82%) Temenos
6 1 (1.82%) VMware