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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 49 45
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.92% 0.93% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.70% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 180 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 30.88% 41.96% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 113 93
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Lancashire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Lancashire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 5 - - 1
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) C
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) Service Management
7 7 (26.92%) HOOD
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) VBScript
7 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
7 7 (26.92%) Ada
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Avionics
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (26.92%) Release Management
7 7 (26.92%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
7 7 (26.92%) Regular Expression
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database

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 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (19.23%) TKPROF
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.85%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (19.23%) Toad
3 5 (19.23%) VectorCAST
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (26.92%) Avionics
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Military
4 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Database Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Regular Expression
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (23.08%) AIX
3 6 (23.08%) HPUX
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) HOOD
3 7 (26.92%) Release Management
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
3 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 6 (23.08%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Hazard Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 11 (42.31%) C
5 7 (26.92%) Ada
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Python
5 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
6 6 (23.08%) Bourne shell
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) Korn
6 6 (23.08%) Ruby
7 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) HND
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) CLAS
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (23.08%) Netcool
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (23.08%) CA
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) HP
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