The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 29 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.

Perl
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 42 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.55% 2.93% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 6.74% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £543 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.21% -5.00%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 193 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.41% 43.57% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 51
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £725 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.30% -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Sheffield

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Perl.

1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Symmetrix
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (46.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) AIX
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) NFS
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Sun
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) Veritas
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (46.15%) Veritas File System
3 6 (46.15%) SRDF
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) VMS
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) NAS
5 4 (30.77%) Banking

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Data Lake
1 3 (23.08%) DataStage
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Server Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Symmetrix
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) DataPower
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) SUSE
4 4 (30.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (30.77%) VMS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) NFS
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (46.15%) SRDF
1 6 (46.15%) Veritas File System
1 6 (46.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (23.08%) HDFS
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) Sun
2 6 (46.15%) Veritas
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk