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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 1.77% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 5.64% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £438 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%

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
227 195 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.55% 31.40% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 126 102
Median daily rate £413 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 28 February 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 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SMTP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) S/MIME
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (30.00%) Sendmail
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) MindAlign
5 3 (30.00%) IMAP
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (30.00%) Proofpoint
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) MindAlign
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) IMAP
1 3 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (30.00%) S/MIME
1 3 (30.00%) SMTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Junos
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Solaris Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Support
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Proofpoint
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft