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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/1
Rank 591 - 584
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PL/1 8 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% - 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
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£268 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 - £355
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
20883 20310 21240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.71% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13258 12713 12735
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 412 562 780
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 5 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 21 August 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
England - 4 £285 - 1
London - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -
Eynsham - - - -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) DB2
3 5 (45.45%) COBOL
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
5 3 (27.27%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) German Language
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) CICS
6 2 (18.18%) JCL
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) IMS/DB
7 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Banking

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) German Language
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL
2 2 (18.18%) JCL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) Aquila
3 1 (9.09%) Syncsort
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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