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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 69 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.46% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 4.33% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +21.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £335 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £390 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
337 277 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.83% 33.74% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £388 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015. 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 +3 9 £275 -15.38% 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Python
1 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Maven
4 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 8 (32.00%) UNIX
6 8 (32.00%) Hudson
6 8 (32.00%) Groovy
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) CMDB
10 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
10 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (32.00%) Hudson
4 3 (12.00%) FishEye
4 3 (12.00%) Gradle
4 3 (12.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tools Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Groovy
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) BMC
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
1 4 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (4.00%) HP