The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 62 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.92% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 2.98% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +11.11%
Perl
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 302 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.15% 30.72% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 165
Average daily rate £350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £435 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -44.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.87 £12.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £38.32 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +6 2 £325 -14.69%
Northwich - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Chester - - - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Sun
6 6 (40.00%) HP
6 6 (40.00%) BMC
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) YUI
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Information Security
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) YUI
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
2 1 (6.67%) Biology
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) AWK
4 1 (6.67%) Jython
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) YUM
1 1 (6.67%) Ganglia
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sun
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) BMC
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk