The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing COBOL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - - 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £289
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.95 £27.62
% change year-on-year
+119.43% -42.24%
COBOL
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 108 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 40.75% 64.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 43
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBOL across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

COBOL
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

COBOL Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire