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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 1.24% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 3.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%

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
580 691 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 39.02% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 369
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 17 (47.22%) Python
3 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 12 (33.33%) Nagios
5 11 (30.56%) DNS
5 11 (30.56%) PHP
5 11 (30.56%) Puppet
5 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
6 9 (25.00%) MySQL
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) Solaris
8 7 (19.44%) Squid
8 7 (19.44%) CentOS
8 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (19.44%) iptables
8 7 (19.44%) High Availability
9 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 6 (16.67%) Korn
9 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.67%) LDAP
9 6 (16.67%) AIX
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) Middleware
10 5 (13.89%) IBM
10 5 (13.89%) HTTP
10 5 (13.89%) SNMP

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 4 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (13.89%) HTTP
3 5 (13.89%) SNMP
4 4 (11.11%) SMTP
5 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.56%) IMAP
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) MRTG
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) SSH
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) GoCD
5 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) PEAR
5 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Support
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Memcached
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) Laravel
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) SCADA
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Unix
3 8 (22.22%) Solaris
4 7 (19.44%) CentOS
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.67%) AIX
5 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (13.89%) Debian
7 2 (5.56%) HPUX
8 1 (2.78%) Fedora
8 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (19.44%) High Availability
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.33%) Microservices
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Video Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) PHP
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) Korn
6 5 (13.89%) Ruby
7 4 (11.11%) Jython
8 3 (8.33%) C
8 3 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) Go
9 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.78%) C#
10 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.78%) SQL
10 1 (2.78%) VB
10 1 (2.78%) VBA
10 1 (2.78%) VBScript
10 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) iptables
1 7 (19.44%) Squid
2 5 (13.89%) Postfix
2 5 (13.89%) Varnish
3 4 (11.11%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) Docker
5 2 (5.56%) Dovecot
5 2 (5.56%) Sendmail
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Nagios
2 11 (30.56%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Terraform
5 2 (5.56%) Cacti
5 2 (5.56%) Ganglia
5 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.56%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (5.56%) Netcool
5 2 (5.56%) OpenNebula
5 2 (5.56%) Salt
5 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 2 (5.56%) Wonderware InTouch
6 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) SaltStack
4 3 (8.33%) Wonderware
5 2 (5.56%) CA
5 2 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Rockwell
5 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.56%) Siemens
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Prism
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.78%) Zend