The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 87 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 1.61% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 4.06% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +32.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
417 394 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.49% 39.68% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 267 119
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £693 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Korn
5 5 (38.46%) Sun
5 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) Jython
6 4 (30.77%) iPlanet
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Introscope
6 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) JBoss
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) CA
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (30.77%) iPlanet
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Introscope
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) AIX
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Jython
2 5 (38.46%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) AWK
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) GCFA
1 1 (7.69%) GCFE
1 1 (7.69%) GIAC
1 1 (7.69%) GREM
1 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Postfix
1 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (7.69%) Legato
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) CA
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Trustwave
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas