The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had COBOL Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COBOL Programmer
Rank - - 425
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £269 -
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
COBOL Programmer
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

COBOL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COBOL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

COBOL Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COBOL Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

COBOL Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

COBOL Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

COBOL Programmer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, COBOL Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) AS400
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ANSI C
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Stratus VOS
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/1
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++

COBOL Programmer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Stratus VOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ANSI C
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA