The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 35 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.39% - 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
Merseyside

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
53 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.78% 34.51% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 15
Average daily rate £300 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.46 £15.00 £15.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.06% -2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) RACF

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Perl Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase