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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 38 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.07% - 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% - 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate
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£260 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 84 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.34% 25.15% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 37 90
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 8
Average hourly rate £23.88 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 15 £260 - 12
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (65.00%) JBoss
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
6 12 (60.00%) LDAP
6 12 (60.00%) Firewall
6 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
7 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (40.00%) NFS
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (40.00%) SSH
8 8 (40.00%) Korn
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) Informatica
11 4 (20.00%) Siebel
11 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (20.00%) FileNet
11 4 (20.00%) Workflow
11 4 (20.00%) SSL
11 4 (20.00%) IBM

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) FileNet
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) LDAP
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) SSH
2 8 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX Support
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 18 (90.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Korn
2 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) JBoss
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Informatica
4 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (20.00%) Siebel
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Sun
5 3 (15.00%) Axway