Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 18 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 38 59
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 0
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 5 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 4.08% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 18.91% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% -10.00%
10th Percentile £334 £300 £227
90th Percentile £558 £539 £502
East Midlands median daily rate £461 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 149 201 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.72% 21.59% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 144 91
Northamptonshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £190 £225
90th Percentile £525 £596 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.13 £12.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% -35.21% +17.22%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.58 £13.35
90th Percentile £11.84 £17.34 £18.84
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.56% +10.29% +13.33%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Northampton -21 4 £363 -14.71%
Mainframe
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) MVS
4 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM