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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 115 146 96
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -50
Contract jobs citing Perl 41 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.42% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 1.38% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 14
Median daily rate £425 £320 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £324 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
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
1321 1381 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.26% 30.78% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 876 669
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +14 27 £425 +32.81% 22
Lancashire +23 6 £375 - 5
Merseyside +5 3 - - 2
Cheshire +9 2 £538 - 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 44 (75.86%) Python
2 42 (72.41%) Linux
3 24 (41.38%) Bash Shell
4 23 (39.66%) Puppet
5 19 (32.76%) DevOps
6 18 (31.03%) Ruby
7 17 (29.31%) Unix
8 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
8 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 15 (25.86%) VMware
10 14 (24.14%) Oracle
11 13 (22.41%) MySQL
11 13 (22.41%) Nagios
11 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
11 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
11 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (20.69%) CentOS
12 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.69%) PHP
13 11 (18.97%) C
13 11 (18.97%) Java
13 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
13 11 (18.97%) Ubuntu
13 11 (18.97%) Open Source
14 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (17.24%) DNS
14 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (15.52%) Debian
15 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.79%) Apache

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 (22.41%) OpenStack
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) SAS
4 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (5.17%) nginx
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (1.72%) Liferay
8 1 (1.72%) Mule
8 1 (1.72%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) IaaS
3 6 (10.34%) PaaS
4 5 (8.62%) SaaS
5 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.45%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
3 6 (10.34%) DHCP
3 6 (10.34%) SMTP
3 6 (10.34%) SNMP
3 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.62%) IMAP
4 5 (8.62%) MRTG
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) LDAP
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) DMZ
6 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
3 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.45%) DataStage
5 2 (3.45%) HBase
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.45%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.45%) QlikView
5 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Ant
3 3 (5.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.17%) SonarQube
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) GoCD
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.72%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.72%) JMeter
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Administrator
2 9 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.17%) MCollective
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.72%) LAMP
4 1 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) SCADA
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) BBC
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
5 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Unix
3 12 (20.69%) CentOS
4 11 (18.97%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.52%) Debian
6 6 (10.34%) Solaris
7 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.62%) Windows
8 3 (5.17%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) DevOps
2 11 (18.97%) Open Source
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Analytics
5 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.62%) High Availability
6 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security
7 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.90%) Video Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Microservices
8 3 (5.17%) Network Management
8 3 (5.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) Python
2 24 (41.38%) Bash Shell
3 18 (31.03%) Ruby
4 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 12 (20.69%) PHP
6 11 (18.97%) C
6 11 (18.97%) Java
6 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.62%) C#
8 5 (8.62%) C++
8 5 (8.62%) Korn
9 3 (5.17%) SQL
10 2 (3.45%) Go
10 2 (3.45%) Jython
11 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.72%) Clojure
11 1 (1.72%) Groovy
11 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) CISSP
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CEH
2 4 (6.90%) GCFA
2 4 (6.90%) GIAC
2 4 (6.90%) SANS
3 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.45%) CISM
3 2 (3.45%) CISMP
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CLAS
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) iptables
2 7 (12.07%) KVM
3 6 (10.34%) Docker
4 5 (8.62%) Dovecot
4 5 (8.62%) Sendmail
4 5 (8.62%) Squid
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.45%) NFS
7 2 (3.45%) Samba
7 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.72%) Ceph
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
8 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Nagios
3 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (12.07%) Ansible
5 6 (10.34%) HAProxy
6 5 (8.62%) Cacti
6 5 (8.62%) OpenNebula
7 4 (6.90%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (5.17%) Salt
9 2 (3.45%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.72%) Kibana
10 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.72%) Legato
10 1 (1.72%) logstash
10 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) Wonderware
5 4 (6.90%) Rackspace
5 4 (6.90%) SaltStack
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) EMC
6 3 (5.17%) Google
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Rockwell
6 3 (5.17%) Siemens
6 3 (5.17%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Veritas
7 2 (3.45%) Actian
7 2 (3.45%) Informatica
7 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.45%) ParAccel
7 2 (3.45%) Splunk
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