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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 141 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 25 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.26% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 3.82% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 18
Average daily rate
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£320 £359 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £303 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £513 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
1431 1020 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.89% 32.88% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 583 534
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.23 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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
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 3 September 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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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
Manchester -12 14 £320 +6.66% 4
Cheshire -17 9 £275 -24.13% 1
Lancashire -25 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £325 - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) Python
3 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
5 21 (30.43%) SQL
6 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
8 15 (21.74%) Windows
9 14 (20.29%) UNIX
9 14 (20.29%) Ruby
9 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
9 14 (20.29%) SDLC
10 13 (18.84%) Catalyst
10 13 (18.84%) Degree
10 13 (18.84%) OO
11 12 (17.39%) Web Services
11 12 (17.39%) Apache
11 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 12 (17.39%) Maven
12 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (14.49%) Puppet
12 10 (14.49%) MySQL
13 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 9 (13.04%) Mason
13 9 (13.04%) RESTful
14 8 (11.59%) Groovy
14 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.59%) Web Development
14 8 (11.59%) Memcached

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) Zope
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.45%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.90%) SaaS
4 2 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.90%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Network Security
1 6 (8.70%) SNMP
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) SSL
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) Wireless
3 4 (5.80%) SSH
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) VoIP
4 3 (4.35%) SMTP
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) FTP
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.35%) OSPF
4 3 (4.35%) BGP
4 3 (4.35%) TACACS
4 3 (4.35%) Telnet
4 3 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.35%) SimpleDB
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.39%) Maven
4 8 (11.59%) Hudson
5 5 (7.25%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) FishEye
6 3 (4.35%) Gradle
6 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.45%) Ant
8 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Avionics
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Perl Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Perl Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Catalyst
2 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 9 (13.04%) Mason
3 9 (13.04%) RESTful
4 8 (11.59%) Memcached
5 7 (10.14%) HTML
5 7 (10.14%) Django
6 6 (8.70%) XML
7 4 (5.80%) XSD
7 4 (5.80%) SOAP
7 4 (5.80%) XSLT
7 4 (5.80%) WSDL
8 3 (4.35%) CSS
8 3 (4.35%) YUI
9 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
9 2 (2.90%) J2EE
9 2 (2.90%) Middleware
10 1 (1.45%) ISPF
10 1 (1.45%) Symfony
10 1 (1.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) DataPower
4 3 (4.35%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.35%) CMDB
4 3 (4.35%) Statistics
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) UNIX
4 6 (8.70%) Debian
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.80%) CentOS
6 4 (5.80%) AIX
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) zOS
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (20.29%) SDLC
4 13 (18.84%) OO
5 12 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.59%) Web Development
8 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.25%) TDD
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.80%) MVC
11 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.35%) OOP
12 3 (4.35%) Project Management
12 3 (4.35%) Service Management
12 3 (4.35%) HOOD
12 3 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
1 29 (42.03%) Python
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Ruby
3 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.59%) Groovy
4 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) PHP
6 5 (7.25%) C
7 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.35%) Ada
7 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Jython
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Postfix
2 2 (2.90%) Varnish
2 2 (2.90%) iptables
2 2 (2.90%) Squid
3 1 (1.45%) RACF
3 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.45%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 7 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.70%) Nagios
4 4 (5.80%) Munin
4 4 (5.80%) Graphite
5 3 (4.35%) Ansible
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.45%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Google
2 6 (8.70%) BMC
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Sun
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.35%) Aruba
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Sybase
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) Software AG
6 2 (2.90%) webMethods
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy