The first table below looks at the demand for the COBOL Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL Developer
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2642 2212 2726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.12% 94.21% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1125 1295
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 248 344
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.66 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.97% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
COBOL Developer
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COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBOL Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

COBOL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBOL Developer across the East of England region.

COBOL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

COBOL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COBOL Developer across the East of England region.

COBOL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

COBOL Developer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 3 (100.00%) Retail

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Micro Focus