Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.86% 3.68% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 8.43% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 15
Sheffield median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £413
90th Percentile £600 £573 £508
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 227 415 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.14% 43.68% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 311 193
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £535
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% +8.35%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +104.55% +10.00%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 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 19 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (94.74%) Unix
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) Sybase
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
4 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) QA
5 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
5 8 (42.11%) Server Building
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) DB2
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (42.11%) SAN
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
8 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
8 5 (26.32%) Ansible
8 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Network Virtualisation

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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) DB2
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) DataStage
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Unix
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
2 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (42.11%) Server Building
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
3 5 (26.32%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
4 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
1 9 (47.37%) Sybase
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) Google