Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mainframes
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 104 84
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate - - £313
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £17.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.50 -

Mainframe is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 457 437 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.71% 28.71% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 289 217
Birmingham median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £209
90th Percentile £500 £538 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £396 £363
% change year-on-year -2.21% +9.31% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.05
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.16% -13.67%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Birmingham

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mainframe in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Birmingham

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Birmingham