The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 14 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.05% - 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 50.00% 32.98% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Average daily rate £235 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Preston region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Ada
1 2 (66.67%) HOOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DOORS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) HOOD
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ada
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun