Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Pascal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pascal over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Pascal
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 879 893
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -22
Contract jobs citing Pascal 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.016% 0.016% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
UK median daily rate £450 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -37.14%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £232
90th Percentile £553 £384 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £275
% change year-on-year +24.14% +31.82% -37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.85% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +13.85% -18.75%

Pascal is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42856 42621 44072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.98% 40.33% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 29285 29821
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 796 887 1042
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%
10th Percentile £16.07 £14.30 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.97%

Pascal
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Pascal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Pascal in the UK

Pascal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pascal.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pascal in the UK

Pascal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pascal over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pascal in the UK

Pascal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pascal.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pascal in the UK

Pascal
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pascal within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 7 £450 +28.57% 5
UK excluding London +37 6 £450 +24.14% 2
South East +15 2 - -
North of England - 2 £450 -
Midlands +26 1 - -
South West +12 1 - - 2
London -10 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pascal 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 Pascal.

1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 4 (57.14%) OpenVMS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) COBOL
3 3 (42.86%) Fortran
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) IDMS
3 3 (42.86%) TPMS
3 3 (42.86%) VME
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Fujitsu
3 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Pascal
Co-occurring 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 3 (42.86%) TPMS
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Profibus
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) IDMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) OpenVMS
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) VME
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
3 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) COBOL
2 3 (42.86%) Fortran
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Fujitsu
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle