The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 97 114
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.79% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 3.93% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 14
Median daily rate £420 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +14.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 849 1272 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 45.56% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 894 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.30% -44.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Yorkshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Yorkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
West Yorkshire +1 13 £420 -2.32% 5
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) JIRA
3 10 (62.50%) Grails
3 10 (62.50%) Groovy
3 10 (62.50%) CouchDB
3 10 (62.50%) High Availability
4 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
5 7 (43.75%) Couchbase
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (18.75%) Splunk
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) RESTful
9 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) JUnit
9 3 (18.75%) Elastic Stack

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) CouchDB
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 7 (43.75%) Couchbase
4 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Pentaho Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Grails
1 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) CPAN
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) High Availability
1 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Groovy
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Jython
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Grafana
1 2 (12.50%) Graphite
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) New Relic
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
3 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.25%) VMware