The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/1
Rank 586 569 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing PL/1 8 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.005% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate
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£285 £550 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +54.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £550 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £550 £355
% change year-on-year
-48.18% +54.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20224 19527 20817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.96% 38.20% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12935 12075 12436
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 414 560 801
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 7 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 31 July 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 -24 4 £311 -43.40%
Lancashire - 2 £311 -
North West - 2 £311 -
London - 1 - -
Eynsham - - - -
South East - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

PL/1
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (61.90%) COBOL
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) DB2
2 10 (47.62%) Mainframe
3 9 (42.86%) SAS
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) C
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Curam
3 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (19.05%) IMS/DB
7 4 (19.05%) StarTeam
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) CICS
7 4 (19.05%) Borland
8 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
8 3 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (14.29%) Middleware
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

PL/1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (42.86%) SAS
2 4 (19.05%) CICS
3 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) StarTeam
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (23.81%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mainframe
2 6 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) COBOL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) JCL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Curam
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Borland
5 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Aquila
6 1 (4.76%) Syncsort