The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 47 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.89% - 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% - 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Average daily rate
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£275 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Perl
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 41 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 49.53% 29.08% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 26 50
Average daily rate £375 £325 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +26.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) JBoss
5 11 (55.00%) LDAP
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) NFS
7 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 8 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (40.00%) SSH
7 8 (40.00%) Korn
8 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Informatica
10 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (15.00%) FileNet
10 3 (15.00%) Workflow
10 3 (15.00%) SSL
10 3 (15.00%) IBM

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) FileNet
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) LDAP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) SSH
3 8 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (15.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX Support
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) UNIX
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Korn
4 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (60.00%) JBoss
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Informatica
5 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (15.00%) Siebel
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Sun
6 2 (10.00%) Google
6 2 (10.00%) Axway
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
6 2 (10.00%) Tableau