The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 63 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.92% 2.74% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.40% 7.23% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 6
Median daily rate £320 £475 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +55.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
564 415 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.69% 37.93% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 290 205
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £13.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 49 £330 -21.19% 1
Durham - 3 £300 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 132 (90.41%) Unix
2 130 (89.04%) Linux
3 97 (66.44%) Windows
4 95 (65.07%) Oracle
4 95 (65.07%) TCP/IP
5 91 (62.33%) ITIL
6 88 (60.27%) Security Cleared
7 87 (59.59%) HP
8 85 (58.22%) SQL
9 77 (52.74%) Shell Script
9 77 (52.74%) Windows Server
10 68 (46.58%) SC Cleared
11 63 (43.15%) Tivoli
12 62 (42.47%) CA
13 61 (41.78%) VB
14 53 (36.30%) SAN
15 52 (35.62%) SQL Server
15 52 (35.62%) Solaris
16 51 (34.93%) MOM
17 50 (34.25%) HP SiteScope
18 48 (32.88%) ServiceNow
18 48 (32.88%) BPSS Clearance
18 48 (32.88%) DB2
18 48 (32.88%) BMC
19 47 (32.19%) Configuration Management
20 43 (29.45%) Java
21 41 (28.08%) AIX
21 41 (28.08%) Red Hat
22 40 (27.40%) Korn
23 37 (25.34%) Bash Shell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 30 (20.55%) Apache
2 28 (19.18%) WebLogic
3 24 (16.44%) WebSphere
3 24 (16.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (10.96%) JBoss
5 15 (10.27%) MQSeries
5 15 (10.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 15 (10.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 15 (10.27%) Tuxedo
6 13 (8.90%) AquaLogic
6 13 (8.90%) OpenStack
7 9 (6.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (4.11%) FileNet
9 5 (3.42%) Confluence
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.90%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (6.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 95 (65.07%) TCP/IP
2 53 (36.30%) SAN
3 33 (22.60%) DNS
4 30 (20.55%) LDAP
5 27 (18.49%) WAN
6 25 (17.12%) iSCSI
7 23 (15.75%) SSL
8 11 (7.53%) Network Security
9 10 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (4.79%) Firewall
10 7 (4.79%) Internet
10 7 (4.79%) SSH
11 6 (4.11%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (1.37%) SNMP
13 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.68%) FTP
13 1 (0.68%) HTTP
13 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.62%) SQL Server
2 48 (32.88%) DB2
3 13 (8.90%) MySQL
4 10 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) ClearCase
1 13 (8.90%) StarTeam
2 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Travis CI
4 5 (3.42%) JIRA
5 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.37%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.37%) JMeter
6 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Unix Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (11.64%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.96%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Subject Matter Expert
6 7 (4.79%) Unix Support
7 6 (4.11%) Linux Support
7 6 (4.11%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Consultant
8 5 (3.42%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.74%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.96%) Middleware
2 15 (10.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 15 (10.27%) J2EE
3 13 (8.90%) LAMP
4 11 (7.53%) Software Packaging
5 9 (6.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.42%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.05%) JSON
7 3 (2.05%) XML
8 2 (1.37%) .NET
9 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.53%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.85%) DataPower
4 8 (5.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
6 2 (1.37%) PKI
6 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (90.41%) Unix
2 130 (89.04%) Linux
3 97 (66.44%) Windows
4 77 (52.74%) Windows Server
5 52 (35.62%) Solaris
6 41 (28.08%) AIX
7 25 (17.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (10.96%) HPUX
9 15 (10.27%) OS/390
10 10 (6.85%) Windows XP
11 8 (5.48%) zOS
12 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (2.74%) CentOS
14 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.68%) Debian
15 1 (0.68%) SUSE
15 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) ITIL
2 47 (32.19%) Configuration Management
3 35 (23.97%) Root Cause Analysis
4 30 (20.55%) Mentoring
5 28 (19.18%) Incident Management
5 28 (19.18%) Server Monitoring
5 28 (19.18%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.07%) DevOps
7 20 (13.70%) Change Management
7 20 (13.70%) Problem Management
8 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.64%) Release Management
9 16 (10.96%) Service Delivery
10 15 (10.27%) Validation
11 13 (8.90%) Change Control
11 13 (8.90%) Security Management
12 11 (7.53%) QMS
13 10 (6.85%) Workflow
14 9 (6.16%) OO
15 8 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 85 (58.22%) SQL
2 77 (52.74%) Shell Script
3 61 (41.78%) VB
4 43 (29.45%) Java
5 40 (27.40%) Korn
6 37 (25.34%) Bash Shell
7 29 (19.86%) C-shell
8 19 (13.01%) C
9 17 (11.64%) Python
10 16 (10.96%) C++
11 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
12 8 (5.48%) PHP
13 7 (4.79%) Ruby
14 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
15 5 (3.42%) VBScript
16 4 (2.74%) Bourne shell
17 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
18 2 (1.37%) C#
19 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (60.27%) Security Cleared
2 68 (46.58%) SC Cleared
3 48 (32.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (16.44%) AAT
5 6 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) SLA
2 9 (6.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 27 (18.49%) Samba
2 14 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.48%) Firmware
4 8 (5.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (4.11%) NFS
6 4 (2.74%) Docker
6 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 63 (43.15%) Tivoli
2 51 (34.93%) MOM
3 50 (34.25%) HP SiteScope
4 19 (13.01%) Puppet
5 15 (10.27%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.11%) Ansible
7 5 (3.42%) SCOM
8 3 (2.05%) Netcool
8 3 (2.05%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (65.07%) Oracle
2 87 (59.59%) HP
3 62 (42.47%) CA
4 48 (32.88%) BMC
4 48 (32.88%) ServiceNow
5 41 (28.08%) Red Hat
6 36 (24.66%) IBM
7 24 (16.44%) Sun
8 22 (15.07%) Axway
9 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.70%) VMware
11 13 (8.90%) Fujitsu
12 9 (6.16%) Informatica
12 9 (6.16%) Siebel
13 6 (4.11%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.68%) Compuware
14 1 (0.68%) Opsware
14 1 (0.68%) SAP