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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 83 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.16% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 3.16% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +77.77%
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
521 506 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.37% 36.67% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 295 172
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.23 £15.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £136.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford - 6 £375 -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OO
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (50.00%) Mason
3 10 (50.00%) RESTful
3 10 (50.00%) Catalyst
4 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Django
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Zope
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Memcached
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Puppet
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) CouchDB
8 4 (20.00%) SimpleDB
8 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
8 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) Zope
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (20.00%) SimpleDB
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Perl Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Perl Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) TIBCO Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) TIBCO Support
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) Mason
1 10 (50.00%) RESTful
1 10 (50.00%) Catalyst
2 8 (40.00%) Django
3 7 (35.00%) Memcached
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Video on Demand
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Lua
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow