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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 61 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.74% 1.29% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 3.42% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
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
363 234 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.37% 37.62% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 157 121
Average daily rate £375 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 11 £325 +11.11%
Durham - 5 £538 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (78.13%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Windows
4 19 (59.38%) IBM
5 17 (53.13%) Unix
6 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (46.88%) C++
7 15 (46.88%) SSL
7 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
8 14 (43.75%) AIX
9 13 (40.63%) Solaris
9 13 (40.63%) C
9 13 (40.63%) Change Management
9 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
10 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 12 (37.50%) Apache
11 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
12 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (31.25%) C#
12 10 (31.25%) .NET
12 10 (31.25%) Mainframe
12 10 (31.25%) CA
13 9 (28.13%) OS/390
13 9 (28.13%) Middleware
13 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
13 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
13 9 (28.13%) J2EE
13 9 (28.13%) Oracle
13 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (28.13%) WebLogic

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
2 12 (37.50%) Apache
3 9 (28.13%) AquaLogic
3 9 (28.13%) MQSeries
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (28.13%) Tuxedo
3 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
3 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (18.75%) CICS
4 6 (18.75%) IIS
5 5 (15.63%) Confluence
6 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) SSL
2 6 (18.75%) FTP
2 6 (18.75%) WinSCP
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
1 6 (18.75%) Easytrieve
1 6 (18.75%) MS Access
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 4 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
6 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) FishEye
7 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (28.13%) J2EE
2 9 (28.13%) Middleware
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) ISPF
3 6 (18.75%) LAMP
4 5 (15.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 10 (31.25%) Mainframe
2 6 (18.75%) VSAM
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) PKI
5 2 (6.25%) CESG
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) Unix
4 14 (43.75%) AIX
5 13 (40.63%) Solaris
6 9 (28.13%) OS/390
7 6 (18.75%) MVS
8 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.50%) zOS
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Fedora
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Change Management
1 13 (40.63%) Problem Management
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) QMS
2 9 (28.13%) Release Management
2 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Security Management
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) C++
3 13 (40.63%) C
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) Ruby
8 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
8 6 (18.75%) CLIST
8 6 (18.75%) COBOL
8 6 (18.75%) JCL
8 6 (18.75%) REXX
8 6 (18.75%) VBA
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GPG13
2 1 (3.13%) WAI
2 1 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) logstash
4 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) IBM
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) CA
4 9 (28.13%) Axway
4 9 (28.13%) Fujitsu
4 9 (28.13%) HP
4 9 (28.13%) Metastorm
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) Sun
5 6 (18.75%) Micro Focus
6 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
6 3 (9.38%) SaltStack
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk