The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 97 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 1.05% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 3.17% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £320 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
644 536 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.59% 33.05% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 353 262
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Manchester region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Perl.

1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Puppet
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
8 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Ansible
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (30.00%) Open Source
10 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
10 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (25.00%) Nagios
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (20.00%) Debian
11 4 (20.00%) MySQL
11 4 (20.00%) C
11 4 (20.00%) C++
11 4 (20.00%) SMTP
11 4 (20.00%) DHCP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) SAS
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) MRTG
2 4 (20.00%) SMTP
3 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.00%) IMAP
3 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) TACACS
4 1 (5.00%) Telnet
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) GoCD
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (10.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Web Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
7 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) Korn
7 2 (10.00%) Go
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISM
1 2 (10.00%) CISMP
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) KVM
3 3 (15.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (15.00%) iptables
3 3 (15.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (15.00%) Squid
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (30.00%) Ansible
4 5 (25.00%) Nagios
5 4 (20.00%) Cacti
5 4 (20.00%) OpenNebula
6 3 (15.00%) HAProxy
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto