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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 40 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.23% 2.65% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.03% 8.64% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
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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 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Perl
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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
155 81 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.71% 30.68% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 106
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (90.91%) Shell Script
2 19 (86.36%) Python
3 17 (77.27%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) VBA
3 17 (77.27%) SaaS
4 16 (72.73%) webMethods
4 16 (72.73%) Dell
4 16 (72.73%) Software AG
5 15 (68.18%) SAP
5 15 (68.18%) ResourceLink
5 15 (68.18%) SuccessFactors
6 14 (63.64%) Degree
7 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
7 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
8 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) CA
10 3 (13.64%) Unicenter
10 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
10 3 (13.64%) UNIX

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (68.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (77.27%) SaaS
2 15 (68.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Integration Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) AIX
1 3 (13.64%) HPUX
1 3 (13.64%) Solaris
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
1 3 (13.64%) Change Control
1 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Shell Script
2 19 (86.36%) Python
3 17 (77.27%) VBA
3 17 (77.27%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Unicenter
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Dell
1 16 (72.73%) Software AG
1 16 (72.73%) webMethods
2 15 (68.18%) SAP
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
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