Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.55% 2.78% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 6.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 2
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £394 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +72.32% -56.48%
10th Percentile £475 £325 £157
90th Percentile £525 £425 £280
North West median daily rate £450 £415 £325
% change year-on-year +8.43% +27.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.25 - £37.00
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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 154 258 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.15% 39.88% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 176 213
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £206
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +7.43% +17.83%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.35 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Lancashire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Lancashire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Lancashire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Blackpool +3 3 £500 +31.15%
Preston -9 3 - -
Perl
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) TKPROF
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (42.86%) SonarQube
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Slack
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (42.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Static Code Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle