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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.89% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 3.40% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £229 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

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
100 147 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.74% 38.28% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 124
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 12
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 24 January 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 -2 5 - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 14 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) VBScript
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) Service Management
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (31.82%) Release Management
7 7 (31.82%) Ruby
7 7 (31.82%) Regular Expression
7 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
8 6 (27.27%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
8 6 (27.27%) Korn
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

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 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DMZ
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (22.73%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (22.73%) VectorCAST
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Avionics
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Ada Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 6 (27.27%) HPUX
3 6 (27.27%) Solaris
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
2 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) ERP
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) HOOD
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (18.18%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Python
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
5 7 (31.82%) VBScript
6 6 (27.27%) Bourne shell
6 6 (27.27%) Korn
7 5 (22.73%) Ada
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) CLAS
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (27.27%) Netcool
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
2 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
2 1 (4.55%) Salt
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) CA
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Black Duck
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Sonatype
6 1 (4.55%) Veracode
6 1 (4.55%) VMware