The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 649 639
Rank change year-on-year +43 -10  
Contract jobs citing PL/1 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £374 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £405 -
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19721 20622 21293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.85% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13466 14153 14242
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 449 434
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.53 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PL/1
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

PL/1
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/1 in the UK

PL/1
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/1 in the UK

PL/1
Top 2 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 26 June 2017. 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 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 +33 1 £475 +27.17% 1
London -6 1 £475 +38.88%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Danish Language
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

PL/1
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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Danish Language
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM