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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 113 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.39% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.50% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Median daily rate £418 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
654 731 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.96% 25.60% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 503 428
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £10.26 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £18.83
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 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
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 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
West Yorkshire +19 9 £425 -5.45%
South Yorkshire +1 1 £348 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 26 (54.17%) IBM
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) Banking
4 15 (31.25%) CA
5 14 (29.17%) DB2
5 14 (29.17%) zOS
5 14 (29.17%) CICS
5 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 13 (27.08%) Syncsort
6 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
6 13 (27.08%) OMEGAMON
6 13 (27.08%) Splunk
6 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
6 13 (27.08%) CA Service Virtualization
6 13 (27.08%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (25.00%) DevOps
7 12 (25.00%) iPad
7 12 (25.00%) CA Endevor
7 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) Service Management
8 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 7 (14.58%) JCL
10 7 (14.58%) Unix
11 6 (12.50%) ISPF
12 5 (10.42%) Tandem
12 5 (10.42%) Retail
12 5 (10.42%) RACF

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 (29.17%) CICS
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.08%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.08%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) BGP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) DWDM
2 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) VLAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Easytrieve
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JBehave
2 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.08%) JMeter
3 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.08%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) VersionOne
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Build Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) z/OS Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Mainframe Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) RACF Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) z/OS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) ISPF
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) iPad
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) iSeries
2 5 (10.42%) Tandem
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) zOS
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
2 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
2 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
2 13 (27.08%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (25.00%) DevOps
3 12 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.75%) Service Management
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) BPMN
7 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) BDD
8 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) JCL
2 4 (8.33%) COBOL
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.08%) Fortran
4 1 (2.08%) REXX
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) RACF
1 5 (10.42%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (8.33%) ACF2
3 2 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (27.08%) OMEGAMON
2 12 (25.00%) CA Endevor
3 5 (10.42%) zSecure
4 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.08%) Control-M
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) IBM
2 15 (31.25%) CA
3 13 (27.08%) Splunk
3 13 (27.08%) Syncsort
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Axway
5 3 (6.25%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) BT
6 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.08%) Calypso
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) F5
6 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Temenos