The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3  
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 2.43% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 5.88% 3.42%
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 196 221 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 42.52% 41.23% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 162 104
Median daily rate £420 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -46.87%  
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in South Yorkshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in South Yorkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -6 2 £543 +8.50% 2
Perl
Yorkshire

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire 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
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel 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