The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Lancashire
Rank 27 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.67% 0.89% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.21% 1.90% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.38%

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 210 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.63% 46.88% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 143 101
Median daily rate £313 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 9
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.17 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +3 9 - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
4 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 12 (42.86%) C
5 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) Python
7 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (28.57%) Virtual Team
9 7 (25.00%) SDLC
9 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (25.00%) Regular Expression
9 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Avionics
9 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Ruby
9 7 (25.00%) Release Management
9 7 (25.00%) Service Management
9 7 (25.00%) HOOD
9 7 (25.00%) Ada

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (17.86%) TKPROF
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (17.86%) Toad
3 5 (17.86%) VectorCAST
4 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (25.00%) Avionics
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Aerospace
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Military
4 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) DBA
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Database Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DOORS Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 6 (21.43%) HPUX
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Integration Testing
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) HOOD
3 7 (25.00%) Release Management
3 7 (25.00%) SDLC
3 7 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) ERP
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Hazard Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) C
3 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Python
4 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
5 7 (25.00%) Ada
5 7 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Ruby
5 7 (25.00%) VBScript
6 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell
6 6 (21.43%) Korn
7 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) HND
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CLAS
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
6 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (21.43%) Netcool
1 6 (21.43%) SCOM
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) CA
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) HP