Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.67% 0.48% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.37% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +28.87% +7.03%
10th Percentile £313 £440 £271
90th Percentile £505 £590 £491
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £325
% change year-on-year +9.76% +26.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.25 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.22% +58.75% -38.46%

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 411 512 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.76% 35.16% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 380 451
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 - 3 - - 2
Chester +13 2 £344 -23.61%
Warrington +15 1 £500 -6.98%
Perl
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (66.67%) Jython
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
3 4 (44.44%) Docker
4 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) SSH
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Slack
6 1 (11.11%) Task Automation

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 3 (33.33%) Gradle
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Jython
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP