Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 117 143
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -31
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 1.08% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 3.19% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 16
Leeds median daily rate £450 £493 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -24.23% +52.94%
10th Percentile £431 £358 £375
90th Percentile £613 £575 £925
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £485
% change year-on-year - -7.22% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 679 878 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.00% 33.78% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 559 696
Leeds median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% +22.14%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £573 £575 £561
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 38
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -18.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.62 £11.72 £8.80
90th Percentile £21.58 £15.00 £41.73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Leeds

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Leeds

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Leeds

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (33.33%) ArchiMate
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) ArchiMate
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM