The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 90 91
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.20% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £338 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £373 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £500
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 593 637 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.23% 35.49% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 400 327
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Manchester

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Manchester

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Oldham - 1 £320 - 3
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Unix
3 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) Solaris
4 9 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) AIX
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.93%) High Availability
7 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 6 (22.22%) Middleware
7 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Postfix
8 5 (18.52%) Memcached
8 5 (18.52%) Varnish
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) Squid
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) LDAP
8 5 (18.52%) Nagios
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) iptables
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Ansible
9 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Drupal
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Hudson
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) GoCD
3 2 (7.41%) PEAR
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) Memcached
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) Laravel
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Solaris
4 7 (25.93%) AIX
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) CentOS
6 2 (7.41%) HPUX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows
7 1 (3.70%) Fedora
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 3 (11.11%) Microservices
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 9 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) PHP
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) Jython
6 4 (14.81%) Korn
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) JCL
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (3.70%) VBScript
8 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) iptables
1 5 (18.52%) Postfix
1 5 (18.52%) Squid
1 5 (18.52%) Varnish
2 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (7.41%) Netcool
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) IBM
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) CA
2 2 (7.41%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.70%) Zend