Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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.

PL/1
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 892 885
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -38
Contract jobs citing PL/1 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.009% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median daily rate £475 £342 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +6.88% +12.28%
10th Percentile £463 £342 £310
90th Percentile £488 £342 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PL/1 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 42587 42282 43921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.33% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29754 29055 29713
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 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 878 1051
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +23.97%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.31 £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%

PL/1
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PL/1 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 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 +19 1 £475 +38.89%
London -30 1 £475 +38.89%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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