The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 33 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 20.00% 17.74% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £463 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +43.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the Midlands

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the Midlands

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

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Design
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) Mesos
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft