The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 1.98% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.08% 35.64% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 37 11
Average daily rate £401 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Chester region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Google
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Jython
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) BMC
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Sun
6 2 (25.00%) HP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Jython
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy