The table below looks at the statistics for PL/1 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/1 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/1
Rank 583 586 555
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs citing PL/1 11 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.068% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
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£450 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

PL/1
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PL/1 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PL/1
Daily Rate Trend

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

PL/1 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PL/1
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/1 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PL/1 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PL/1
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PL/1 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PL/1
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
England -4 11 £450 +63.63% 1
North West -16 5 £325 +18.18%
South East - 4 - - 1
Lancashire +8 3 £285 +3.63%
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Chester - 2 £450 -
Halifax - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
Blackpool - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 - -
London - 1 £475 -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Midlands - 1 - -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (72.00%) DB2
1 18 (72.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (52.00%) JCL
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (48.00%) Syncsort
4 11 (44.00%) IMS/DB
5 9 (36.00%) Aquila
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) XML
5 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) Release Management
5 9 (36.00%) CA Endevor
6 5 (20.00%) COBOL
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) VBA
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
8 2 (8.00%) Pascal
8 2 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) RPG
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) UniData
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) TDD

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) DB2
2 11 (44.00%) IMS/DB
3 2 (8.00%) UniData
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (16.00%) Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Pick Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (48.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Release Management
2 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) TDD
2 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Information Management
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JCL
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) COBOL
3 3 (12.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) Pascal
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) RPG
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
1 12 (48.00%) Syncsort
2 9 (36.00%) Aquila
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle