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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 85 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.54% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.49% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
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
559 402 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.60% 36.45% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 249 300
Average daily rate £325 £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.00 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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
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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 - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) RHEV
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Firmware
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
1 3 (23.08%) Coaching
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) RHEV
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) VMware