The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8  
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.49% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 1.98% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £345 £425 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% -3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £425 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 209 405 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 38.92% 41.71% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 257 212
Median daily rate £400 £358 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% -9.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
Median hourly rate £44.21 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% +14.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 £12.70 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.75 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Cheshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Cheshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Cheshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Cheshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £341 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
6 9 (47.37%) Middleware
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) JSON
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 7 (36.84%) ITIL
8 7 (36.84%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (31.58%) DevOps
9 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
9 6 (31.58%) boto
9 6 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (31.58%) Puppet
9 6 (31.58%) High Availability
9 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle
9 6 (31.58%) IBM
9 6 (31.58%) YAML
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Scrum
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Management Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) Middleware
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) boto
4 6 (31.58%) YAML
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.26%) Node.js
9 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) UIKit
9 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) DataPower
5 1 (5.26%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) HPUX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Go
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
3 4 (21.05%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (21.05%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (21.05%) Netcool
3 4 (21.05%) Salt
3 4 (21.05%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) CA
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Kony
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Yahoo!
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 24 days ago