The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.78% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £170 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +51.39%
Perl
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 142 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 33.25% 37.67% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 68
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -4.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 3 £500 +194.11% 2
Perl
Yorkshire

Perl
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Jython
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
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