Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 July 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - +43 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.77% - 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% - 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Chester median daily rate £344 - £350
10th Percentile £284 - £335
90th Percentile £398 - £525
Cheshire median daily rate £544 £438 £360
% change year-on-year +24.29% +21.53% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 220 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 48.28% 58.20% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 180 121
Chester median daily rate £438 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £306
90th Percentile £484 £488 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +8.39% -1.90% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Chester median hourly rate £50.00 £20.89 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.35% -38.56% -16.19%
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.48 £22.54 £35.00
% change year-on-year +66.26% -35.60% +1.37%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Chester

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA