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 26 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 33
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 3.77% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.82% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +104.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 100 179 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 42.55% 48.25% 39.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 135 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 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 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack

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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk