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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.70% 4.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.38%

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
30 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 32.61% 50.00% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Median daily rate £313 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 4
Median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 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 Preston region with a requirement for Perl.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Ada
2 6 (75.00%) HOOD
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (75.00%) Avionics
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) VectorCAST
3 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (62.50%) C
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (25.00%) HND
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Toad
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (62.50%) VectorCAST
3 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (75.00%) Avionics
2 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Database Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DOORS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) HOOD
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Ada
3 5 (62.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle