The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 31 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.49% 0.78% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 2.78% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 72 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.93% 27.91% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 24
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
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 Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Liverpool region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase