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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/1
Rank 613 571 583
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs citing PL/1 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.047% 0.015% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -27.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £310 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -

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
21344 20220 21067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 38.89% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13881 12907 12446
Average daily rate £395 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 745
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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
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 8 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 2 October 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 -26 6 £268 -13.70% 2
South East -5 3 £250 -19.35%
London - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Durham - - - -
Eynsham - - - -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (76.92%) DB2
1 10 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) JCL
4 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) German Language
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
5 3 (23.08%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) CICS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) IMS/DB
7 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Aquila
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) CA Endevor
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (15.38%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) German Language
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) COBOL
2 4 (30.77%) JCL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Pascal
4 1 (7.69%) Fortran
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Aquila
4 1 (7.69%) Syncsort
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle