Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 123 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 +10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 21 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.74% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.67% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +21.57% +9.44%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £231
90th Percentile £488 £447 £388
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% +15.38% -34.18%

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 851 824 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.18% 27.57% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 510 621
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £218 £200 £206
90th Percentile £544 £530 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.21 £13.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.54% -7.60% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.40 £10.03
90th Percentile £44.59 £52.50 £25.20
England median hourly rate £22.21 £19.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.17% -5.71% +19.32%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Northamptonshire -6 10 £370 -7.50%
Nottinghamshire -16 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £325 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (23.81%) Robotic Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Robotics
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 3 (14.29%) Servlets
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) LDAP
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) CICS
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) npm
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Informix
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JMeter
1 2 (9.52%) jspm
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) webpack
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Mocha
2 1 (4.76%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.76%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
2 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
2 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Perl Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
2 2 (9.52%) React Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Expert
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) EJB
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Meteor
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) React
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (9.52%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Robotics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) zOS
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Robotic Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (14.29%) ITSM
5 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Process Management
5 3 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) COBOL
4 2 (9.52%) ES6
4 2 (9.52%) ES7
4 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Anywhere
2 3 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) Apigee
3 1 (4.76%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com