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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 62 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.63% 2.15% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 5.69% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
286 123 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.37% 37.85% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 98 81
Average daily rate £375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (88.46%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Linux
4 17 (65.38%) IBM
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 14 (53.85%) Unix
7 13 (50.00%) SSL
7 13 (50.00%) C++
7 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
8 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 12 (46.15%) AIX
9 11 (42.31%) Solaris
9 11 (42.31%) C
9 11 (42.31%) Change Management
9 11 (42.31%) Problem Management
10 10 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (38.46%) Mainframe
10 10 (38.46%) CA
10 10 (38.46%) C#
10 10 (38.46%) .NET
11 9 (34.62%) HP
11 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
12 8 (30.77%) Finance
12 8 (30.77%) Ruby
12 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
12 8 (30.77%) Apache
12 8 (30.77%) Python
12 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
13 7 (26.92%) Tuxedo
13 7 (26.92%) MQSeries

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) Apache
3 7 (26.92%) AquaLogic
3 7 (26.92%) MQSeries
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (26.92%) Tuxedo
3 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (23.08%) CICS
4 6 (23.08%) Confluence
4 6 (23.08%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) FTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) WinSCP
3 4 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 6 (23.08%) DB2
1 6 (23.08%) Easytrieve
1 6 (23.08%) MS Access
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 4 (15.38%) JMeter
3 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) FishEye
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) J2EE
2 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) ISPF
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
1 10 (38.46%) Mainframe
2 6 (23.08%) VSAM
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) PKI
5 2 (7.69%) CESG
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 12 (46.15%) AIX
5 11 (42.31%) Solaris
6 7 (26.92%) OS/390
7 6 (23.08%) MVS
8 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) zOS
9 2 (7.69%) CentOS
9 2 (7.69%) Fedora
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
1 11 (42.31%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) QMS
2 7 (26.92%) Release Management
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Security Management
4 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) C
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Ruby
6 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
7 6 (23.08%) CLIST
7 6 (23.08%) COBOL
7 6 (23.08%) JCL
7 6 (23.08%) REXX
7 6 (23.08%) VBA
8 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) VB
9 2 (7.69%) PHP
9 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) GPG13
2 1 (3.85%) WAI
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) logstash
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) IBM
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) CA
4 9 (34.62%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) Axway
5 7 (26.92%) Fujitsu
5 7 (26.92%) Metastorm
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) Sun
6 6 (23.08%) Micro Focus
7 4 (15.38%) Rackspace
7 4 (15.38%) SaltStack
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) Google
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk