The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.17% - 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £401
% change year-on-year -0.62% +0.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +15.38% +18.72%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 213 203 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 35.86% 30.57% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 112
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £20.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Mainframe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Unisys
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Unisys