Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 98 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 -33
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 0.40% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Birmingham median daily rate £320 £343 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.57% +16.10% +5.36%
West Midlands median daily rate £518 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +59.23% +3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 468 504 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.51% 32.66% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 342 299
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £249
90th Percentile £508 £488 £483
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £339
% change year-on-year - +10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +14.42% +4.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.13 £19.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £38.88 £29.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% -5.66% -13.82%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Perl.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) CGI
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) ICMP
3 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) FastCGI
3 4 (44.44%) Go
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Lucene
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) ICMP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Platform Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) UML Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CGI
1 4 (44.44%) FastCGI
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Lucene
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
1 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
1 4 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Records Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Go
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) Nuix
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat