The table below looks at the statistics for the COBOL Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COBOL Developer
Rank - - 220
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £240 £288
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8979 8164 7105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.35% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4304 3370
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 479 601
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBOL Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COBOL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

COBOL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

COBOL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

COBOL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

COBOL Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Banking

COBOL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited COBOL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with COBOL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JCL