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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 86 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.68% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 1.90% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
616 473 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.70% 35.83% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 305 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 September 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 - 1 - - 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (38.46%) MySQL
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) RESTful
2 9 (34.62%) Mason
2 9 (34.62%) Catalyst
3 8 (30.77%) Memcached
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Zope
4 7 (26.92%) Django
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 4 (15.38%) SLA
7 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 4 (15.38%) UNIX
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) SMTP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (34.62%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) SSH
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.54%) OSPF
3 3 (11.54%) BGP
3 3 (11.54%) TACACS
3 3 (11.54%) Telnet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
3 3 (11.54%) SMTP
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) FTP
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) SNMP
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) CouchDB
2 3 (11.54%) SimpleDB
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Perl Developer
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Perl Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Hardware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
1 9 (34.62%) Mason
1 9 (34.62%) RESTful
1 9 (34.62%) Catalyst
2 8 (30.77%) Memcached
3 7 (26.92%) Django
4 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) CGI
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Statistics
1 3 (11.54%) Video on Demand
1 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Lua
7 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.85%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
1 2 (7.69%) Postfix
1 2 (7.69%) Varnish
1 2 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Google
1 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
1 3 (11.54%) Aruba
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) Sun