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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 67 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.52% 1.52% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 3.55% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £266 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%

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
268 282 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.61% 42.99% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 179 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +77.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Perl.

1 63 (88.73%) Linux
2 62 (87.32%) Unix
3 56 (78.87%) SQL
4 54 (76.06%) Windows
5 40 (56.34%) HP
6 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
7 35 (49.30%) Java
7 35 (49.30%) Shell Script
8 34 (47.89%) VB
9 33 (46.48%) TCP/IP
10 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
11 28 (39.44%) AIX
12 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
13 26 (36.62%) IBM
14 25 (35.21%) Oracle
15 24 (33.80%) Red Hat
15 24 (33.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (33.80%) Change Control
16 22 (30.99%) Tivoli
16 22 (30.99%) ITIL
17 21 (29.58%) LDAP
17 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
17 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (28.17%) WebLogic
18 20 (28.17%) HP SiteScope
19 19 (26.76%) DevOps
20 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
20 18 (25.35%) JBoss
21 17 (23.94%) Sun
21 17 (23.94%) CA

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (28.17%) WebLogic
2 18 (25.35%) JBoss
3 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
3 13 (18.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (11.27%) FileNet
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (9.86%) Confluence
6 3 (4.23%) AquaLogic
6 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (4.23%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) IaaS
1 5 (7.04%) OpenShift
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 3 (4.23%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (46.48%) TCP/IP
2 21 (29.58%) LDAP
3 16 (22.54%) SSL
4 8 (11.27%) DNS
4 8 (11.27%) Firewall
4 8 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (11.27%) Network Security
4 8 (11.27%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (11.27%) SSH
5 3 (4.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.82%) SNMP
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) JIRA
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.82%) JMeter
4 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Product Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Products Support Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Applications Support
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Mainframe Support
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Technologist
8 2 (2.82%) Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Software Packaging
2 10 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (19.72%) Mainframe
2 10 (14.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (11.27%) DataPower
4 6 (8.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Linux
2 62 (87.32%) Unix
3 54 (76.06%) Windows
4 37 (52.11%) Windows Server
5 28 (39.44%) AIX
6 24 (33.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (19.72%) Solaris
8 11 (15.49%) zOS
9 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.23%) MVS
11 3 (4.23%) OS/390
11 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.82%) VME
13 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Change Control
2 22 (30.99%) ITIL
3 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
4 19 (26.76%) DevOps
5 17 (23.94%) Problem Management
5 17 (23.94%) Server Monitoring
6 16 (22.54%) Change Management
7 14 (19.72%) OO
8 13 (18.31%) Workflow
9 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
9 11 (15.49%) Quality Management
10 9 (12.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.04%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Data Management
12 5 (7.04%) Open Source
12 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
13 4 (5.63%) Customer Requirements
14 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) SQL
2 35 (49.30%) Java
2 35 (49.30%) Shell Script
3 34 (47.89%) VB
4 9 (12.68%) C
5 8 (11.27%) Korn
5 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.27%) Python
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) VBScript
8 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (14.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (11.27%) NFS
4 5 (7.04%) Docker
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Tivoli
2 20 (28.17%) HP SiteScope
3 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (21.13%) Puppet
5 8 (11.27%) Control-M
5 8 (11.27%) Forum Sentry
6 5 (7.04%) MOM
7 2 (2.82%) SCOM
8 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.41%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.41%) Simpana
8 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) HP
2 26 (36.62%) IBM
3 25 (35.21%) Oracle
4 24 (33.80%) Red Hat
5 17 (23.94%) CA
5 17 (23.94%) Sun
6 12 (16.90%) Axway
7 10 (14.08%) Informatica
7 10 (14.08%) Siebel
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.23%) BMC
10 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco
12 1 (1.41%) CommVault
12 1 (1.41%) EMC
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) SAP
12 1 (1.41%) Veritas