The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 38 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.71% 1.01% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 4.31% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £238 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.15% -25.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £19.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +144.15% -51.26%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 94 116 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.78% 23.53% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 38
Median daily rate £378 £368 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 £15.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +27.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Nottingham

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Nottingham

Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) User Stories
2 8 (80.00%) API Testing
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) JMeter
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (70.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SLA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JMeter
1 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) JSON
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) API Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 8 (80.00%) User Stories
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Time Management
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy