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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 125 148 99
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -49
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.55% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 1.71% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 13
Median daily rate £425 £320 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
1327 1402 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.17% 32.42% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 887 585
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Manchester +10 23 £425 +32.81% 21
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Merseyside +6 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) Python
3 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
4 21 (50.00%) Puppet
5 18 (42.86%) DevOps
6 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 14 (33.33%) Ruby
8 13 (30.95%) VMware
8 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
8 13 (30.95%) OpenStack
9 12 (28.57%) Nagios
9 12 (28.57%) PHP
9 12 (28.57%) MySQL
9 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.19%) CentOS
10 11 (26.19%) Unix
10 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (23.81%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) Ubuntu
12 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
13 8 (19.05%) Apache
13 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
13 8 (19.05%) Debian
13 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (16.67%) iptables
14 7 (16.67%) Ansible
14 7 (16.67%) Open Source
14 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (16.67%) iSCSI

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (30.95%) OpenStack
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) SAS
4 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.14%) nginx
6 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) JBoss
7 1 (2.38%) Liferay
7 1 (2.38%) Mule
7 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.76%) Google App Engine
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 6 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) SMTP
3 6 (14.29%) SNMP
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (11.90%) IMAP
4 5 (11.90%) MRTG
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.76%) GoCD
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft Architect
7 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (7.14%) MCollective
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) SCADA
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) BBC
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) CentOS
2 11 (26.19%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) Ubuntu
4 8 (19.05%) Debian
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 3 (7.14%) AIX
7 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Microservices
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Video Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Web Operations
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Python
2 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
3 14 (33.33%) Ruby
4 12 (28.57%) PHP
5 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
7 7 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) C
8 5 (11.90%) Korn
9 4 (9.52%) C++
10 2 (4.76%) Go
10 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.76%) Jython
11 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
11 1 (2.38%) C#
11 1 (2.38%) Clojure
11 1 (2.38%) Groovy
11 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.38%) Scala
11 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) CISM
2 2 (4.76%) CISMP
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) GCFA
3 1 (2.38%) GIAC
3 1 (2.38%) SANS
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) iptables
3 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 6 (14.29%) KVM
4 5 (11.90%) Dovecot
4 5 (11.90%) Sendmail
4 5 (11.90%) Squid
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) NFS
6 2 (4.76%) Samba
7 1 (2.38%) Ceph
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Nagios
3 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (16.67%) Ansible
5 6 (14.29%) HAProxy
6 5 (11.90%) Cacti
6 5 (11.90%) OpenNebula
7 4 (9.52%) Wonderware InTouch
8 2 (4.76%) Salt
9 1 (2.38%) CFEngine
9 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
9 1 (2.38%) Kibana
9 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
9 1 (2.38%) Legato
9 1 (2.38%) logstash
9 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (2.38%) Rundeck
9 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
1 13 (30.95%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Wonderware
4 4 (9.52%) Rackspace
5 3 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Rockwell
5 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
5 3 (7.14%) Siemens
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Black Duck
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Veracode
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas
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