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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.13% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 2.81% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £418 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +14.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

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
578 748 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.44% 40.13% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 458 369
Median daily rate £384 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 January 2017, 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 38 (86.36%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) Python
3 19 (43.18%) Unix
3 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
4 17 (38.64%) Nagios
5 16 (36.36%) PHP
6 15 (34.09%) DNS
6 15 (34.09%) Puppet
6 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
7 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 12 (27.27%) MySQL
8 11 (25.00%) CentOS
9 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
9 10 (22.73%) Squid
9 10 (22.73%) Java
9 10 (22.73%) Solaris
9 10 (22.73%) HTTP
9 10 (22.73%) iptables
10 9 (20.45%) DevOps
10 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.45%) Korn
10 9 (20.45%) Debian
11 8 (18.18%) SNMP
11 8 (18.18%) SMTP
11 8 (18.18%) LDAP
12 7 (15.91%) AIX
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle
12 7 (15.91%) SAS
12 7 (15.91%) VMware
12 7 (15.91%) Ruby

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 7 (15.91%) OpenStack
1 7 (15.91%) SAS
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (11.36%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Liferay
5 1 (2.27%) Mule
5 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) HTTP
3 8 (18.18%) LDAP
3 8 (18.18%) SMTP
3 8 (18.18%) SNMP
4 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
5 5 (11.36%) DHCP
5 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (11.36%) IMAP
5 5 (11.36%) MRTG
6 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.82%) Hudson
5 2 (4.55%) GoCD
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) PEAR
6 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) Memcached
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) Laravel
5 1 (2.27%) MCollective
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) SCADA
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) BBC
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Unix
3 11 (25.00%) CentOS
4 10 (22.73%) Solaris
4 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 9 (20.45%) Debian
6 7 (15.91%) AIX
7 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Fedora
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
1 9 (20.45%) DevOps
2 7 (15.91%) High Availability
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Video Analytics
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.82%) Microservices
5 3 (6.82%) Network Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Python
2 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
3 16 (36.36%) PHP
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Korn
6 7 (15.91%) Ruby
7 6 (13.64%) C
7 6 (13.64%) C++
7 6 (13.64%) Jython
8 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.55%) Go
9 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.27%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) Clojure
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) SQL
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) VBA
10 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) iptables
1 10 (22.73%) Squid
2 7 (15.91%) KVM
3 5 (11.36%) Dovecot
3 5 (11.36%) Postfix
3 5 (11.36%) Sendmail
3 5 (11.36%) Varnish
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Docker
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.27%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Nagios
2 15 (34.09%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) Cacti
3 5 (11.36%) HAProxy
3 5 (11.36%) OpenNebula
3 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.09%) Ansible
4 4 (9.09%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (6.82%) Terraform
6 2 (4.55%) Ganglia
6 2 (4.55%) Salt
7 1 (2.27%) Control-M
7 1 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (2.27%) Netcool
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) Wonderware
5 3 (6.82%) Rockwell
5 3 (6.82%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.82%) Siemens
6 2 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.27%) BMC
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.27%) Zend