The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had COBOL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COBOL Developer
England / London
Rank 398 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £248 £290
% change year-on-year
+35.35% -14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured COBOL Developer in the job title.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

COBOL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COBOL Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

COBOL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COBOL Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

COBOL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

COBOL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

COBOL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

COBOL Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
COBOL Developer
England

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, COBOL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Tandem
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) DB2

COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA