Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -27 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing COBOL 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.057% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 1.28% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +50.00%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £300 £369
% change year-on-year - -18.64% +22.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 675 391 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.31% 30.05% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 197 294
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.05%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £248
90th Percentile £525 £524 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +105.48% +21.67%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +28.57%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBOL in Milton Keynes

COBOL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing COBOL in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBOL in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for COBOL.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe

COBOL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM