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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 37 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.05% 1.73% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.68% 5.21% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
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£525 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
124 96 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.55% 33.22% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 105
Average daily rate £355 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 2014. 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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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 - - - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (85.00%) Python
3 15 (75.00%) Java
3 15 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) VBA
3 15 (75.00%) SaaS
4 14 (70.00%) webMethods
4 14 (70.00%) Dell
4 14 (70.00%) Software AG
5 13 (65.00%) SAP
5 13 (65.00%) ResourceLink
5 13 (65.00%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (60.00%) Degree
7 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) CA
9 3 (15.00%) Unicenter
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) Windows

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (65.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) SaaS
2 13 (65.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Integration Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) AIX
1 3 (15.00%) HPUX
1 3 (15.00%) Solaris
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
1 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (85.00%) Python
3 15 (75.00%) Java
3 15 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Unicenter
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) webMethods
1 14 (70.00%) Dell
1 14 (70.00%) Software AG
2 13 (65.00%) SAP
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) CA
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) VMware