The table below looks at the statistics for PL/1 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/1 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/1
Rank 633 627 617
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing PL/1 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.038% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
Median daily rate £400 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £285 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £317 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21274 21188 20668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.17% 37.35% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14624 13782 13437
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 447 490
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PL/1
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PL/1 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/1 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 6 £400 +40.35% 5
Devon - 5 £400 -
South West - 5 £400 -
Plymouth - 4 £400 -
Erskine - 2 £335 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £335 -
Scotland - 2 £335 -
Yorkshire - 1 £405 - 1
Halifax - 1 £405 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £405 - 1
Exeter - 1 £375 -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PL/1 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PL/1.

1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) OO
5 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
6 10 (47.62%) .NET
6 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
6 10 (47.62%) C
6 10 (47.62%) C#
6 10 (47.62%) C++
6 10 (47.62%) COBOL
6 10 (47.62%) Web Development
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (42.86%) Delphi
8 8 (38.10%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) Perl
8 8 (38.10%) XSL
8 8 (38.10%) Python
8 8 (38.10%) Degree
8 8 (38.10%) Ruby
8 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 8 (38.10%) SDLC
9 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (33.33%) Subversion
9 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
9 7 (33.33%) UML
9 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) RDBMS
1 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
1 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) MSI
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Python Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum Master
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Tools Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) XSL
4 6 (28.57%) WinForms
4 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 6 (28.57%) XSD
5 2 (9.52%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Web Development
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (33.33%) UML
6 6 (28.57%) Change Management
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) DevOps
11 1 (4.76%) Coaching
11 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
11 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) COBOL
2 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 9 (42.86%) Delphi
4 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 8 (38.10%) Python
4 8 (38.10%) Ruby
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (28.57%) VBScript
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) IBM