Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.21% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 2.37% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Swindon median daily rate £313 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.18% +15.79% +49.37%
10th Percentile £297 £305 £463
90th Percentile £600 £575 £488
Wiltshire median daily rate £313 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -35.90% +2.63% +49.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 324 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 39.71% 31.17% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 148 126
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £271 £311 £246
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £12.36
% change year-on-year +32.03% +158.90% -43.82%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) COBOL
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Unisys
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) CICS
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) zOS
6 4 (22.22%) Legal
6 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Automotive
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
9 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Change Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Tester
5 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) zOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) COBOL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Unisys
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle