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 30 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
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 624 614
Contract jobs citing PL/1 0 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.078% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 6
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £450
% change year-on-year - -16.66%  
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 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £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

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