Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.57% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 1.56% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Birmingham median daily rate £665 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.47% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £573 £413 £360
90th Percentile £700 £438 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £538 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +22.86% +9.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 519 514 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.74% 36.77% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 311 266
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £268 £228
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £37.75 £31.85 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% +94.47% -18.13%
10th Percentile £14.13 £16.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.70 £28.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +34.04% -22.95% +7.02%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Birmingham

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Birmingham

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Birmingham

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
3 8 (72.73%) Docker
3 8 (72.73%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (72.73%) Middleware
3 8 (72.73%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 8 (72.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Ansible
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps Manager
1 8 (72.73%) Head of DevOps
1 8 (72.73%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Encryption
3 1 (9.09%) Data Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Release Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
1 8 (72.73%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Micro Focus
2 1 (9.09%) Serena