Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a COBOL Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 370 390
Contract jobs requiring a COBOL Developer 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.054% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.058% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
South East median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -
England median daily rate £320 £305 £280
% change year-on-year +4.92% +8.93% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

COBOL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured COBOL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COBOL Developer in the South East

COBOL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COBOL Developer in the South East

COBOL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COBOL Developer in the South East