Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 77 100
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.84% 0.85% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.66% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -4.76% +50.00%
10th Percentile £263 £359 £465
90th Percentile £442 £675 £609
North West median daily rate £463 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -2.63% +13.10% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year -19.08% +36.22% +58.75%

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 568 414 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.19% 31.85% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 299 427
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +2.65%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £498
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30.25 £27.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.25 £34.90
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.39% +38.60% -22.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -14 2 £400 -25.58% 4
Macclesfield - 2 £325 -
Perl
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (81.82%) Unix
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) ETL
6 4 (36.36%) Hyperion
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Taxonomies
6 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (36.36%) Talend
6 4 (36.36%) GitHub
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (36.36%) Business Process Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) NHS
8 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (18.18%) PHP

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) DHTML
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java SE
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Taxonomies
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Business Process Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Hyperion
2 4 (36.36%) Talend
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase