The first table below looks at the demand for PL/1 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/1 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/1
Rank 550 544 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing PL/1 3 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.017% 0.011% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £550 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +54.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £550 £355
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +54.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17921 17889 19187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.40% 38.60% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11701 11307 11661
Average daily rate £399 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 534 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/1
UK

PL/1
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/1 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/1 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PL/1
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/1 across the England region.

PL/1 Daily Rate Trend in England

PL/1
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/1 across the England region.

PL/1 Hourly Rate Trend in England

PL/1
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/1 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £338 -
PL/1
UK

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PL/1 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/1.

1 12 (70.59%) COBOL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) C
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) SAS
2 9 (52.94%) Curam
2 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) DB2
5 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) CICS
6 4 (23.53%) Borland
6 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
7 3 (17.65%) IMS/DB
7 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security
9 1 (5.88%) Banking

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PL/1 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/1. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) SAS
2 4 (23.53%) CICS
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) COBOL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
2 9 (52.94%) C
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Curam
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Borland
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft