The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 79 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.71% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.81% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
517 441 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.93% 39.27% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 285 269
Average daily rate £338 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.88 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £111.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) EAI
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Support
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) EAI
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin