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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 88 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 1.12% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 3.41% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.00%
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
576 499 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.05% 32.79% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 317 261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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
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 July 2016.

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 1 July 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 17 (77.27%) Bash Shell
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
7 9 (40.91%) Apache
8 7 (31.82%) Puppet
8 7 (31.82%) DevOps
9 6 (27.27%) Ansible
9 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
9 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (27.27%) Ruby
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (27.27%) AWK
9 6 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (22.73%) Nagios
10 5 (22.73%) PHP
10 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (22.73%) Open Source
11 4 (18.18%) MRTG
11 4 (18.18%) Docker
11 4 (18.18%) OpenNebula
11 4 (18.18%) CentOS

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 (40.91%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) MRTG
2 4 (18.18%) SMTP
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) IMAP
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) TACACS
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Telnet
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) GoCD
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
2 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 4 (18.18%) CentOS
5 4 (18.18%) Debian
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) Web Operations
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Bash Shell
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) AWK
3 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Korn
6 2 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISM
1 2 (9.09%) CISMP
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) KVM
3 3 (13.64%) Dovecot
3 3 (13.64%) iptables
3 3 (13.64%) Sendmail
3 3 (13.64%) Squid
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) Nagios
4 4 (18.18%) Cacti
4 4 (18.18%) OpenNebula
5 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.55%) Aruba
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto