Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 72 117
Rank change year-on-year -12 +45 -25
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.98% 1.24% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 3.09% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.56% +7.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £214 £380 £455
90th Percentile £564 £675 £585
North West median daily rate £484 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.84% - +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +25.71% +75.00%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 611 485 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.97% 40.08% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 358 543
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £295 £293 £263
90th Percentile £511 £502 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% -1.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £20.00 £30.00 £18.14
90th Percentile £54.25 £57.00 £38.50
North West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £31.01
% change year-on-year -7.81% +28.98% -16.18%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Cheshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -11 3 £400 -27.27% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £325 -
Chester 0 1 £115 -66.55%
Perl
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Talend
6 4 (30.77%) GitHub
6 4 (30.77%) Taxonomies
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
7 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving

Perl
Co-occurring 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) GitHub
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (15.38%) Serverless
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Data Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) boto
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) YAML
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) DHTML
4 1 (7.69%) EJB
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) Java SE
4 1 (7.69%) JDBC
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Taxonomies
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Business Process Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
4 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) Korn
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
2 4 (30.77%) Talend
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase