The table below looks at the statistics for COBOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBOL over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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
33 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 50.00% 52.68% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 43
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £438 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

COBOL
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of contract jobs across the York region citing COBOL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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