The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 18 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.89% 7.78% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 16.28% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
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
41 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.61% 47.78% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 17
Median daily rate £345 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £259 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £19.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +93.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Preston region with a requirement for Perl.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Ada
1 3 (60.00%) HOOD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Avionics
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (60.00%) Avionics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) HOOD
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ada
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Sun