Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 62 55
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 16 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.51% 0.30% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.88% 1.02% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Swindon median daily rate £525 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +100.00% -13.52%
10th Percentile £370 £525 £251
90th Percentile £653 £575 £476
Wiltshire median daily rate £538 £488 £275
% change year-on-year +10.26% +77.27% -13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Swindon median hourly rate - - £19.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £19.25

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 Swindon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 203 196 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 31.87% 29.21% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 133 128
Swindon median daily rate £438 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.59% -4.24%
10th Percentile £220 £277 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £577
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £34.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year +25.18% +10.32% +82.61%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Swindon over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in Swindon

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) SAP
3 8 (50.00%) Unisys
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) COBOL
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) PowerHA
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 1 (6.25%) TypeScript

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Assembler Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Robotics
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) API Testing
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) Assembly Language
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) SAP
2 8 (50.00%) Unisys
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
5 1 (6.25%) Sitecore