The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL
Rank - 124 119
Contract jobs citing COBOL 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.27% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.79% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £565 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.14 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -24.28%
COBOL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
648 757 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.03% 34.19% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 470 388
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.69 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

COBOL
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

COBOL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

COBOL Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago