The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior COBOL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior COBOL Developer
Rank - 634 626
Contract jobs requiring a Senior COBOL Developer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior COBOL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior COBOL Developer in the job title.

Senior COBOL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior COBOL Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior COBOL Developer within the UK.

Senior COBOL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) VME

Senior COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VME
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Micro Focus