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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 2.10% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 6.50% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
203 200 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.22% 32.26% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £517 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) S/MIME
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) MindAlign
5 3 (37.50%) IMAP
5 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (37.50%) Sendmail
5 3 (37.50%) Proofpoint
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
6 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) MindAlign
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) IMAP
1 3 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (37.50%) S/MIME
1 3 (37.50%) SMTP
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 1 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Proofpoint
3 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft