The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 27 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 3.94% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.17% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £446 -
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 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 62 109 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 46.97% 42.91% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 79 30
Median daily rate £345 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.38% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Dorset

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Perl.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas