The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PL/1 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/1 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/1
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 267
Contract jobs citing PL/1 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PL/1 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2635 3131 3324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.63% 33.75% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 2070 1916
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 121 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/1
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PL/1 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/1 in the South East

PL/1
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/1 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/1 in the South East

PL/1
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/1 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/1 in the South East