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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 112 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.79% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 2.54% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £286 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £557 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
1157 945 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.93% 31.12% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 544 461
Average daily rate £363 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% -35.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.50 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cheshire +10 14 £320 -
Manchester -11 14 £335 +11.66% 4
Lancashire +2 9 £475 -9.52% 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 4
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (45.45%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) Java
3 30 (38.96%) Python
4 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (33.77%) SQL
6 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
8 19 (24.68%) Windows
9 17 (22.08%) Catalyst
10 16 (20.78%) SDLC
10 16 (20.78%) UNIX
10 16 (20.78%) OO
11 15 (19.48%) Web Services
11 15 (19.48%) Apache
11 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
11 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.18%) Degree
12 14 (18.18%) MySQL
13 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
14 12 (15.58%) Puppet
14 12 (15.58%) RESTful
14 12 (15.58%) Mason
14 12 (15.58%) Ruby
14 12 (15.58%) Maven
14 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
15 11 (14.29%) Web Development
16 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (12.99%) Memcached

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (19.48%) Apache
2 9 (11.69%) Zope
3 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
4 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.90%) Confluence
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.30%) SAS
7 1 (1.30%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Windchill
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.60%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.30%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.30%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.60%) Boomi
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SNMP
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) SSL
2 6 (7.79%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) Network Security
3 5 (6.49%) SSH
4 4 (5.19%) Wireless
4 4 (5.19%) VPN
4 4 (5.19%) HTTP
4 4 (5.19%) SMTP
4 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 3 (3.90%) LDAP
5 3 (3.90%) VoIP
5 3 (3.90%) OSPF
5 3 (3.90%) BGP
5 3 (3.90%) TACACS
5 3 (3.90%) Telnet
5 3 (3.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) CouchDB
4 5 (6.49%) SimpleDB
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
2 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.58%) Maven
4 8 (10.39%) Hudson
5 6 (7.79%) JIRA
6 5 (6.49%) Subversion
7 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.90%) FishEye
7 3 (3.90%) Gradle
7 3 (3.90%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
9 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Avionics
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Perl Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Administrator
4 7 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Perl Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) Catalyst
2 15 (19.48%) Web Services
3 12 (15.58%) Mason
3 12 (15.58%) RESTful
4 10 (12.99%) Memcached
5 9 (11.69%) Django
6 8 (10.39%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) XML
8 4 (5.19%) XSD
8 4 (5.19%) CSS
8 4 (5.19%) SOAP
8 4 (5.19%) XSLT
8 4 (5.19%) WSDL
8 4 (5.19%) YUI
9 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
10 2 (2.60%) J2EE
10 2 (2.60%) Middleware
11 1 (1.30%) Spring
11 1 (1.30%) ISPF
11 1 (1.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) CMDB
4 4 (5.19%) DataPower
4 4 (5.19%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) PKI
7 1 (1.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Windows
3 16 (20.78%) UNIX
4 6 (7.79%) Debian
4 6 (7.79%) AIX
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.19%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) zOS
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (20.78%) SDLC
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.29%) Web Development
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
7 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.79%) TDD
10 5 (6.49%) Service Management
10 5 (6.49%) MVC
10 5 (6.49%) DevOps
10 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.49%) MapReduce
11 4 (5.19%) Time Management
11 4 (5.19%) ITSM
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL
11 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) Python
3 26 (33.77%) SQL
4 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
5 12 (15.58%) Ruby
5 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.39%) Groovy
8 7 (9.09%) PHP
9 5 (6.49%) C
10 4 (5.19%) C#
10 4 (5.19%) C++
11 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.90%) Jython
11 3 (3.90%) Scala
12 2 (2.60%) Ada
12 2 (2.60%) VBA
12 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.30%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) iptables
3 2 (2.60%) Squid
3 2 (2.60%) Postfix
3 2 (2.60%) Varnish
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
4 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.30%) RACF
4 1 (1.30%) Samba
4 1 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 7 (9.09%) Nagios
3 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.19%) Munin
4 4 (5.19%) Graphite
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.30%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Opsview
6 1 (1.30%) MOM
6 1 (1.30%) SCOM
6 1 (1.30%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) HP
2 9 (11.69%) BMC
3 7 (9.09%) Sun
4 5 (6.49%) Google
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) Remedy
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.90%) Aruba
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) Dell
7 2 (2.60%) Software AG
7 2 (2.60%) webMethods
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