[job advert] looking for a perl person to write a web control panel

Martin A. Brooks martin at antibodymx.net
Sun Aug 31 22:25:46 BST 2008

Peter Corlett wrote:
> I would also estimate it to take about a day or so. £500 would 
> therefore be a reasonable estimate at the typical market rate of 
> £300-400/day for a Perl contractor.

So why the "moon on a stick" comment?

> However, you're after a fixed-price job, which costs more because the 
> contractor is taking on the extra risk of the job going pear-shaped 
> for reasons outside their control. And IMO, £500 isn't enough to cover 
> that risk.

I therefore look forward to not reviewing your CV.  *shrug*


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