Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 121 129
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 -33
Contract jobs citing Mainframe 10 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 1.43% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 4.33% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £413 £370 £350
90th Percentile £613 £553 £678
Yorkshire median daily rate £471 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.72% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 894 1202 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.81% 33.09% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 742 909
West Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £553 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.93 £9.92 £9.60
90th Percentile £22.88 £24.17 £43.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mainframe in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mainframe in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mainframe in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire 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
Leeds -20 6 £450 -8.63% 1
Pudsey - 2 £503 -
Halifax +8 1 £425 -3.35% 2
Mainframe
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) COBOL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) ArchiMate
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (20.00%) CyberArk

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) DWDM
1 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) COBOL
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) IBM