The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 18 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.76% 1.55% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 5.26% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 57 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.10% 29.53% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 55
Average daily rate £313 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
South Yorkshire

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) iSeries
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (20.00%) qmail
6 2 (20.00%) Xen
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Jython
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 2 (20.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) IBM