Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 77 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 -4
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 43 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.72% 2.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 5.85% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 43
Edinburgh median daily rate £435 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.58% -3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £383 £397 £281
90th Percentile £563 £510 £498
Scotland median daily rate £435 £422 £450
% change year-on-year +3.14% -6.28% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.67% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 817 598 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.17% 29.31% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 352 446
Edinburgh median daily rate £406 £395 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -5.11% +14.04%
10th Percentile £274 £206 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £541
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £43.39 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +42.26% +79.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.88 £12.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.17 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -48.53% -12.26% +87.29%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 21 (48.84%) Banking
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Unix
4 11 (25.58%) zOS
5 10 (23.26%) IBM
5 10 (23.26%) DB2
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
7 7 (16.28%) RACF
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 7 (16.28%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) BMC
7 7 (16.28%) CA
8 6 (13.95%) REXX
8 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
9 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) OMEGAMON
9 5 (11.63%) Replication
9 5 (11.63%) Teradata
9 5 (11.63%) Informatica
9 5 (11.63%) PowerCenter
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.63%) ETL
9 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (11.63%) ETL Development

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) PowerExchange
3 3 (6.98%) CICS
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) Data Lake
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.33%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
2 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.33%) PROIV
General
1 21 (48.84%) Banking
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) Informatica Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) DataPower
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Unix
1 11 (25.58%) zOS
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) OS/2
5 1 (2.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.63%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) ETL Development
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.65%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) REXX
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JCL
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) RACF
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) BMC
2 7 (16.28%) CA
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Informatica
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Teradata
4 3 (6.98%) CyberArk
4 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.65%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.65%) Novell
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter