The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.43% 4.21% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 11.76% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -  
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 Preston with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 34 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 26.09% 35.79% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Median daily rate £325 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +16.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £29.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.03 £36.10
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 Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Preston

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Preston

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for Perl.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Ada
2 7 (77.78%) HOOD
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Avionics
2 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 5 (55.56%) VectorCAST
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) C
5 4 (44.44%) UML
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Hazard Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Military
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 2 (22.22%) HND
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Toad

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (55.56%) VectorCAST
4 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
4 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 7 (77.78%) Avionics
2 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Database Architect
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) DOORS Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) HOOD
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Hazard Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Ada
3 5 (55.56%) C
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) HND
5 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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