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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 39 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.56% - 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% - 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -11.69%
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
179 51 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.78% 30.72% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 29 73
Average daily rate £350 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) PL/SQL
4 14 (66.67%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) VBA
4 14 (66.67%) Software AG
4 14 (66.67%) Dell
4 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (66.67%) webMethods
4 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (66.67%) SaaS
5 13 (61.90%) SuccessFactors
5 13 (61.90%) ResourceLink
5 13 (61.90%) SAP
6 12 (57.14%) Degree
6 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) DevOps
11 2 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
11 2 (9.52%) TKPROF
11 2 (9.52%) JBoss
11 2 (9.52%) IBM
11 2 (9.52%) Informatica
11 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
11 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (61.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) SaaS
2 13 (61.90%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) TKPROF
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) PL/SQL
4 14 (66.67%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) VBA
4 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Software AG
1 14 (66.67%) Dell
1 14 (66.67%) webMethods
2 13 (61.90%) SAP
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Siebel
5 2 (9.52%) Axway