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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 95 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 1.44% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £388 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
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
664 696 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.71% 35.84% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 421 403
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 7
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Python
3 19 (50.00%) Unix
4 18 (47.37%) Puppet
5 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
6 13 (34.21%) MySQL
7 12 (31.58%) Nagios
7 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.95%) DevOps
8 11 (28.95%) PHP
9 10 (26.32%) HTTP
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) CentOS
10 9 (23.68%) Debian
10 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
10 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.68%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
11 8 (21.05%) Solaris
11 8 (21.05%) SMTP
11 8 (21.05%) SNMP
11 8 (21.05%) Ruby
12 7 (18.42%) VMware
12 7 (18.42%) iSCSI
12 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.42%) SAS
12 7 (18.42%) KVM
12 7 (18.42%) Open Source

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 9 (23.68%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.42%) SAS
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 5 (13.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (2.63%) Liferay
6 1 (2.63%) Mule
6 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
2 8 (21.05%) SMTP
2 8 (21.05%) SNMP
3 7 (18.42%) iSCSI
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (13.16%) IMAP
5 5 (13.16%) MRTG
6 3 (7.89%) LDAP
7 2 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (2.63%) SSH
8 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) PEAR
4 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Unix Support
7 2 (5.26%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Middleware
1 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (7.89%) MCollective
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Laravel
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) SCADA
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (26.32%) CentOS
4 9 (23.68%) Debian
4 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
5 8 (21.05%) Solaris
6 6 (15.79%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Analytics
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.53%) Video Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
4 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
3 11 (28.95%) PHP
4 9 (23.68%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) Ruby
6 6 (15.79%) C
6 6 (15.79%) C++
6 6 (15.79%) Jython
6 6 (15.79%) Korn
7 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
9 1 (2.63%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) KVM
2 5 (13.16%) Dovecot
2 5 (13.16%) iptables
2 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
2 5 (13.16%) Squid
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) Nagios
3 5 (13.16%) Cacti
3 5 (13.16%) HAProxy
3 5 (13.16%) OpenNebula
4 4 (10.53%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.26%) Ganglia
6 2 (5.26%) Salt
7 1 (2.63%) Ansible
7 1 (2.63%) Control-M
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Wonderware
4 3 (7.89%) Rockwell
4 3 (7.89%) SaltStack
4 3 (7.89%) Siemens
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Prism
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.63%) Zend