The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 73 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 1.60% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 4.68% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 385 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.46% 34.16% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 217 285
Average daily rate £325 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
North West

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
4 9 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) PHP
6 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 7 (29.17%) Change Management
6 7 (29.17%) Puppet
6 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (25.00%) Scala
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Splunk
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Apache
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) Sybase
10 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) EMC

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) PHP5
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) CISA
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) GSEC
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) GPEN
1 1 (4.17%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) RHEV
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Splunk
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Sony
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) HP