The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 64 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.48% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 1.67% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £360 £295 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +1.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Perl
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
223 240 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.92% 28.99% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 168 152
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 13 (76.47%) Unix
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Control-M
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) AIX
5 6 (35.29%) Solaris
5 6 (35.29%) SSL
5 6 (35.29%) BMC
5 6 (35.29%) SUSE
5 6 (35.29%) SSH
5 6 (35.29%) Korn
5 6 (35.29%) Derivative
5 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Front Office
6 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (23.53%) Fintech
7 3 (17.65%) Eloqua
7 3 (17.65%) BigMachines
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (17.65%) Equities

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) BigMachines
1 3 (17.65%) Eloqua
2 1 (5.88%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SSH
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Front Office
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Support
3 3 (17.65%) C Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Perl Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Perl Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) Mason
1 3 (17.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Derivative
2 4 (23.53%) Fintech
3 3 (17.65%) Equities
3 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
3 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) Apex Code
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) BMC
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (17.65%) Siebel
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) SunGard