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 24 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 49 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.41% 0.22% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.27% 0.56% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £313 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 71 180 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.39% 40.36% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 110 110
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -14 6 £313 -
Perl
North West

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

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Toad
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
2 13 (81.25%) TKPROF
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Migration
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) HOOD
8 3 (18.75%) Ada
8 3 (18.75%) Avionics
8 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Rational Statemate
9 2 (12.50%) SDLC
9 2 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
1 13 (81.25%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Toad
2 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Rational Statemate
3 2 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Avionics
3 2 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) DBA
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Database Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) HOOD
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
2 13 (81.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Ada
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (6.25%) HND
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft