The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 29 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.40% 0.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 97 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 32.40% 38.65% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 87 32
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase