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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank - 69 58
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.95% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.14% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
324 318 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.49% 30.09% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 228 155
Median daily rate £350 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Legato
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Legato
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas