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 25 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 80 58
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22  
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.90% 0.22% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 0.54% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 11
Median daily rate £550 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 255 373 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.48% 40.68% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 282 259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 - 7 £550 -
Chester - 2 £344 -
Perl
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Ruby
3 10 (50.00%) Veritas
3 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Clustering
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) Netcool
8 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 4 (20.00%) CA
8 4 (20.00%) AIX
8 4 (20.00%) HPUX
8 4 (20.00%) Solaris
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) SCOM
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
8 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle

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 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Perl Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.00%) Dojo
3 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (5.00%) Struts2
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) UIKit
3 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) DataPower
5 1 (5.00%) Derivative
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) HPUX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) AOP
3 1 (5.00%) BPEL
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (20.00%) Netcool
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Veritas
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) CA
3 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Kony
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Yahoo!