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 25 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.53% 0.93% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% 2.56% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £313 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +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 34 39 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 14.35% 36.11% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 28
Median daily rate £313 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £399 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -44.59%  
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Preston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 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 Preston region with a requirement for Perl.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Toad
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) TKPROF
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Ada
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) HOOD
6 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (27.27%) Avionics
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Rational Statemate
7 2 (18.18%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Military

Perl
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
1 8 (72.73%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Toad
2 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Rational Statemate
3 2 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (9.09%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Avionics
3 2 (18.18%) Military
4 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Database Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
6 1 (9.09%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) HOOD
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Ada
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (9.09%) HND
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft