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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 49 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.11% 1.85% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 4.55% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £259 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -0.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
202 176 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.34% 40.74% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 124 21
Average daily rate £373 £266 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.03% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £427 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) JBoss
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
6 7 (43.75%) DataPower
6 7 (43.75%) Change Control
6 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (43.75%) AIX
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (43.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (43.75%) Informatica
6 7 (43.75%) Siebel
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) Axway
6 7 (43.75%) Software Packaging
7 6 (37.50%) LDAP
8 5 (31.25%) SSL
8 5 (31.25%) Sun
8 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (31.25%) FileNet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (50.00%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) FileNet
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LDAP
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (43.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) DataPower
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) VME
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Change Control
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) CMMI
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) Informatica
3 7 (43.75%) Siebel
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) Axway
4 5 (31.25%) Sun
4 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
5 3 (18.75%) Borland
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) VMware