The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 59 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% 2.29% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 9.72% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £236 £260 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £273 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 72 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.33% 23.53% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 39 84
Average daily rate £263 £285 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.56 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
England

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -30 3 £236 -9.42% 3
Northumberland - 1 - -
Durham - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (37.50%) LDAP
5 3 (37.50%) JBoss
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) NFS
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Korn

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) FileNet
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (12.50%) Siebel
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Axway