The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 66 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.45% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 4.20% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
429 357 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.02% 34.39% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 200 287
Average daily rate £325 £300 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 3 - -
Stockport - 3 - -
Bury - - - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 10 (41.67%) Puppet
3 10 (41.67%) DevOps
4 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (33.33%) Regular Expression
5 8 (33.33%) Scala
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Information Security
7 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Ruby
8 3 (12.50%) Splunk
8 3 (12.50%) Analytics
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Apache
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) Sybase
9 2 (8.33%) MySQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 8 (33.33%) Scala
4 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) CISA
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) GSEC
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) GPEN
1 1 (4.17%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Sony
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Rackspace