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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 45 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% 1.40% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 3.37% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
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
178 178 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.28% 41.40% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 55
Average daily rate £400 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston - 3 - - 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Ada
1 3 (50.00%) HOOD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) HOOD
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
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