Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for COBOL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COBOL over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

COBOL
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 86 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing COBOL 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.077% 0.090% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate - £288 -
Scotland median daily rate - £288 £320
% change year-on-year - -10.16% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

COBOL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 632 477 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.65% 42.70% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 244 317
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £223
90th Percentile £509 £450 £458
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing COBOL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Glasgow

COBOL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COBOL in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for COBOL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COBOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AS400

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL