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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/1
Rank 612 599 577
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing PL/1 12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.087% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Average daily rate £363 £305 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £450 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +7.62%
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
19694 19540 18310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.25% 37.83% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13379 12962 11497
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 440 488
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 13 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 9 £375 +22.95% 1
Devon - 4 £363 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £333 -
Plymouth - 4 £363 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £333 -
North East - 4 £333 -
South West - 4 £363 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 -
Scotland - 3 £330 -
Erskine - 3 £330 -
Lancashire -10 1 £385 +32.75%
North West -23 1 £385 +30.50%
Blackpool - 1 £385 -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) C
3 11 (64.71%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) C++
3 11 (64.71%) COBOL
3 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
3 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
3 11 (64.71%) Web Development
3 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) WPF
5 7 (41.18%) Change Management
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (41.18%) MSI
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Eclipse

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
1 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
1 7 (41.18%) MSI
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) WinForms
3 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 7 (41.18%) XSD
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) XSL
5 2 (11.76%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
1 11 (64.71%) OO
1 11 (64.71%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) C
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) COBOL
2 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (41.18%) VBScript
4 4 (23.53%) Delphi
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) JCL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IBM