The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 96 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 3.16% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Median daily rate £438 £385 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -23.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £318 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £579
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 692 919 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.02% 34.25% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 556 443
Median daily rate £395 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £18.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.50 £37.20
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the West Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire +20 6 £675 +39.89% 2
Birmingham -7 3 £438 +18.24% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
4 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Unix
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 9 (33.33%) Open Source
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) Google
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) HTTP
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Ant
7 7 (25.93%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) SSL
7 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
7 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
8 6 (22.22%) nginx

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 3 (11.11%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) SAS
6 1 (3.70%) Confluence
6 1 (3.70%) DNN
6 1 (3.70%) Documentum
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) MindAlign
6 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) SSL
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IMAP
4 1 (3.70%) Junos
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Pentaho
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Ant
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (22.22%) Gatling
3 6 (22.22%) Grunt
3 6 (22.22%) gulp
3 6 (22.22%) IntelliJ
3 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 6 (22.22%) Sublime Text
4 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (11.11%) CA Gen
5 3 (11.11%) Hudson
5 3 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
6 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
6 2 (7.41%) GoCD
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) jQuery
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 6 (22.22%) Node.js
3 6 (22.22%) Servlets
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) JDBC
6 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Fedora
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Open Source
3 8 (29.63%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) RUP
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (22.22%) Groovy
6 6 (22.22%) Haskell
6 6 (22.22%) Scala
7 5 (18.52%) Korn
8 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.81%) PHP
9 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (7.41%) Go
10 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (3.70%) Prolog
11 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (3.70%) VB
11 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Grafana
1 6 (22.22%) Kibana
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Control-M
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Google
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) BEA
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Pega
4 3 (11.11%) Talend
5 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) webMethods
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
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