The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COBOL
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COBOL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £395 £303
% change year-on-year
-16.45% +30.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £15.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+133.54% -57.46%
COBOL
North 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 York region.

Programming Languages Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 93 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 44.62% 59.62% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 11
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

COBOL Jobs Demand Trend in York

COBOL
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

COBOL Daily Rate Trend in York