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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Developer
Rank 427 431 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £163 £363
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
COBOL Developer
England

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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) CICS
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 6 (54.55%) VSAM
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Tandem
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
1 6 (54.55%) VSAM
2 3 (27.27%) Tandem
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA