The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 127 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 26 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.52% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +88.88%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1151 986 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.11% 34.11% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 561 400
Average daily rate £351 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.06 £25.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +33.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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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
Manchester -11 10 £438 +25.00% 4
Cheshire 0 7 £450 +16.88% 2
Lancashire -2 3 £431 +11.29% 1
Merseyside - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 15 (33.33%) Python
5 13 (28.89%) UNIX
6 11 (24.44%) Puppet
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.56%) PHP
10 7 (15.56%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) Apache
10 7 (15.56%) HP
10 7 (15.56%) BMC
11 6 (13.33%) MySQL
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL
11 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
11 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (13.33%) Ruby
11 6 (13.33%) Web Development
11 6 (13.33%) Catalyst
11 6 (13.33%) Relational Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.44%) Zope
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.22%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.22%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) PaaS
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) NAS
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) SNMP
4 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) SMTP
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
1 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.44%) SimpleDB
3 2 (4.44%) TKPROF
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.44%) Toad
4 2 (4.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Perl Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) TIBCO Support
7 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) TIBCO Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Catalyst
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) Moose
4 3 (6.67%) YUI
4 3 (6.67%) Mason
4 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (4.44%) Memcached
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.44%) Django
5 2 (4.44%) XSD
5 2 (4.44%) XSLT
5 2 (4.44%) WSDL
5 2 (4.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) UNIX
3 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) OO
3 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.33%) Ruby
7 4 (8.89%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) C
8 3 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.67%) Jython
9 2 (4.44%) VB
9 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.22%) Uniface
10 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) iptables
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) Salt
3 3 (6.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.22%) MOM
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Ganglia
5 1 (2.22%) yum
5 1 (2.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) HP
2 7 (15.56%) BMC
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Sun
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) PTC
6 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Siemens
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
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