Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 94 107
Rank change year-on-year -44 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 9 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.30% 1.79% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 6.59% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 44 15
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £242
90th Percentile £553 £548 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £463
% change year-on-year +2.27% -4.86% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.75 £45.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year -58.33% +72.25% -5.00%

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 806 850 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.62% 27.10% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 539 522
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £200 £213
90th Percentile £540 £565 £500
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +24.57% -0.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.06 £10.80
90th Percentile £44.75 £60.00 £36.40
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 3 £423 +12.67%
Northamptonshire -27 3 £513 +27.73% 2
Derbyshire -3 2 - - 1
Leicestershire -2 1 £325 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) QMS
4 2 (22.22%) PLM
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) MOM
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CICS
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (22.22%) KYC
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Robotic Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working

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 2 (22.22%) CICS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Easytrieve
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) jspm
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) Aurelia
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Meteor
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) Polymer
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Sass
1 1 (11.11%) Semantic UI
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (11.11%) Vaadin
1 1 (11.11%) Web Components
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) MVS
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) KYC
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) PLM
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Robotic Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) COBOL
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) ES6
2 1 (11.11%) ES7
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP