Anyone hiring at the moment?

Andy Armstrong andy at
Mon Sep 21 14:58:10 BST 2009

On 21 Sep 2009, at 14:22, Raphael Mankin wrote:
> Well, I've been bumming about contracting for over 30 years, and the
> market seems to be picking up a bit. There are more jobs about and  
> rates
> are also up.
> Perl is in a funny state. On the one hand, people are saying that Perl
> is dead, everything has gone to Python or Java or ... OTOH managers  
> that
> I have spoken to say that it is extremely difficult to find half way
> decent Perl programmers. They eal problem is to get through the door  
> in
> the first place. the pre-selection at the job agencies bears no  
> relation
> to either skills  or requirements.

Indeed. Maybe I should pimp myself out as a Perl recruitment  
consultant :)

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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