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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/1
Rank 568 551 530
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs citing PL/1 13 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.080% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
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£315 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
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
19703 18687 16902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 36.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12870 11739 10374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 654
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 10 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 4 March 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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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 -6 13 £315 +14.54% 2
South East - 2 - - 1
London - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - - 1

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (77.78%) DB2
1 21 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 15 (55.56%) JCL
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) IMS/DB
3 12 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (44.44%) Syncsort
3 12 (44.44%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) UNIX
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Aquila
4 9 (33.33%) CA Endevor
4 9 (33.33%) Release Management
5 6 (22.22%) COBOL
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) VBA
8 2 (7.41%) Pascal
8 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) C
8 2 (7.41%) Retail
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) UniData
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (77.78%) DB2
2 12 (44.44%) IMS/DB
3 1 (3.70%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Mainframe Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Database Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Pick Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 12 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JCL
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) COBOL
3 3 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (7.41%) Pascal
4 2 (7.41%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) RPG
5 1 (3.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Syncsort
1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Aquila
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft