Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 21 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 59
Contract jobs citing COBOL 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham - 0.11% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.27% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Nottingham median daily rate - £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.53% +30.77%
Nottinghamshire median daily rate - £325 £425
% change year-on-year - -23.53% -34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 343 377 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 39.47% 42.79% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 208 201
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £378 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +2.03% +13.85%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £225
90th Percentile £538 £491 £475
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £381 £368
% change year-on-year +4.92% +3.74% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Nottingham median hourly rate £41.75 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.93% -6.45% -28.74%
10th Percentile £37.33 £13.25 £13.80
90th Percentile £46.78 £15.75 £46.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +187.93% -20.55% -8.75%

COBOL
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for COBOL in Nottingham

COBOL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBOL in Nottingham