The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 142 103
Rank change year-on-year +39 -39  
Contract jobs citing Perl 33 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.45% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 1.31% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 25
Median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £521 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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 North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1087 1296 1190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.81% 34.38% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1730 1445
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 78 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £45.75 £57.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire +21 12 £550 +10.00% 2
Lancashire +13 8 £313 - 1
Manchester +9 6 £488 +2.63% 12
Merseyside -4 3 £250 -28.57%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) Windows
4 17 (26.98%) Java
4 17 (26.98%) Oracle
4 17 (26.98%) Ruby
5 16 (25.40%) Python
6 14 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 13 (20.63%) TKPROF
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 13 (20.63%) Veritas
7 13 (20.63%) Toad
7 13 (20.63%) Middleware
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (19.05%) Finance
8 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.87%) Unix
11 9 (14.29%) Solaris
11 9 (14.29%) Migration
11 9 (14.29%) Clustering
11 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (12.70%) IBM
12 8 (12.70%) LDAP
12 8 (12.70%) AIX
12 8 (12.70%) PHP

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.35%) Apache
1 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) LDAP
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 13 (20.63%) TKPROF
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Toad
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.76%) Rational Statemate
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Gradle
4 1 (1.59%) Hudson
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.59%) PEAR
4 1 (1.59%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Avionics
4 2 (3.17%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) DBA
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (17.46%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Database Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Management Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) Middleware
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) Memcached
3 3 (4.76%) Ajax
3 3 (4.76%) HTML5
3 3 (4.76%) jQuery
3 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) JAAS
4 2 (3.17%) Java SE
4 2 (3.17%) JMS
4 2 (3.17%) LAMP
4 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) EJB
5 1 (1.59%) Java EE
5 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 20 (31.75%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.87%) Unix
5 9 (14.29%) Solaris
6 8 (12.70%) AIX
7 7 (11.11%) HPUX
8 1 (1.59%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Migration
1 9 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 7 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (9.52%) DevOps
3 6 (9.52%) High Availability
3 6 (9.52%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.76%) HOOD
5 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Scrum
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) Ruby
3 16 (25.40%) Python
4 14 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.70%) PHP
6 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.76%) Ada
8 3 (4.76%) C
8 3 (4.76%) C#
8 3 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) Go
9 2 (3.17%) Groovy
10 1 (1.59%) JCL
10 1 (1.59%) Korn
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.59%) CEH
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) GCFA
5 1 (1.59%) GIAC
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Squid
2 4 (6.35%) iptables
2 4 (6.35%) Postfix
2 4 (6.35%) Varnish
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Docker
4 1 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
3 7 (11.11%) Netcool
3 7 (11.11%) SCOM
4 4 (6.35%) Nagios
5 3 (4.76%) Puppet
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.59%) Packer
7 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Veritas
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) IBM
5 7 (11.11%) CA
5 7 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.35%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Splunk
8 1 (1.59%) Twitter
Greater Manchester
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day - 3 Month Contract (initially)
Posted: 11 hours ago