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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 12 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.86% - 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£605 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
24 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.38% 44.68% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 28
Average daily rate £475 £220 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.90% -39.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £182 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £311 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) PL/SQL
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) VBA
2 16 (94.12%) Dell
2 16 (94.12%) Software AG
2 16 (94.12%) Shell Script
2 16 (94.12%) webMethods
2 16 (94.12%) SaaS
3 15 (88.24%) ResourceLink
3 15 (88.24%) SuccessFactors
3 15 (88.24%) SAP
4 14 (82.35%) Degree
5 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
5 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
6 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.88%) Scala
8 1 (5.88%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) SaaS
2 15 (88.24%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Integration Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Shell Script
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) PL/SQL
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Dell
1 16 (94.12%) Software AG
1 16 (94.12%) webMethods
2 15 (88.24%) SAP
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) VMware