Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 135 99
Rank change year-on-year +15 -36 +18
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 30 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.26% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% 0.95% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 25
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £461 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.53% +26.60% +12.11%
10th Percentile £225 £372 £300
90th Percentile £484 £531 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £32.14
% change year-on-year -46.67% -6.64% +2.67%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 799 838 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.13% 27.05% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 516 566
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.20% +2.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £245 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £520 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.60 £14.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -1.00% -10.85%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £431 -13.75%
Northamptonshire -11 11 £385 -3.75% 2
Leicestershire - 4 £264 - 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 12 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 12 (40.00%) Change Control
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Analytics
2 11 (36.67%) Workflow
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) PHP
3 10 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (33.33%) ITSM
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
3 10 (33.33%) Process Management
3 10 (33.33%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 10 (33.33%) Automation Anywhere
4 9 (30.00%) Robotic Automation
4 9 (30.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) DB2
5 8 (26.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (23.33%) Office Automation
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Back Office
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Unix
9 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) CICS
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Gradle
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) jspm
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Mocha
1 1 (3.33%) Mockito
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.33%) TestPartner
1 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 7 (23.33%) Back Office
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Automation Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) EJB
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) JMS
1 3 (10.00%) JSP
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
1 3 (10.00%) Servlets
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
3 1 (3.33%) Meteor
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Sass
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Robotics
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Change Control
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
1 12 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 11 (36.67%) Analytics
2 11 (36.67%) Workflow
3 10 (33.33%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 10 (33.33%) ITSM
3 10 (33.33%) Process Management
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 9 (30.00%) Robotic Automation
4 9 (30.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (23.33%) Office Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) Perl
2 10 (33.33%) PHP
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) COBOL
6 1 (3.33%) ES6
6 1 (3.33%) ES7
6 1 (3.33%) Java 8
6 1 (3.33%) JCL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Automation Anywhere
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Pega
4 2 (6.67%) Blue Prism
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (3.33%) Greenplum
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat