The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 43 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% 0.50% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 1.23% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
186 81 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.33% 40.30% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 50 75
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +68.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Burnley -14 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (27.27%) SaaS
5 3 (27.27%) ResourceLink
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) Software AG
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) webMethods
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Informatica
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SuccessFactors
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) TKPROF
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Toad
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Salt
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Software AG
3 3 (27.27%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Siebel
4 2 (18.18%) Axway