The median contractor rate for a Senior COBOL Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior COBOL Developer
UK
Rank - 629 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior COBOL Developer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior COBOL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior COBOL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior COBOL Developer in the UK

Senior COBOL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior COBOL Developer in the UK

Senior COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior COBOL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior COBOL Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ICL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (100.00%) VME
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Senior COBOL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) StarTeam
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ICL