The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 112 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 20 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 1.33% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 4.04% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 24
Average daily rate
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£388 £279 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
888 841 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.10% 33.01% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 437 679
Average daily rate £338 £310 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 70
Average hourly rate £26.88 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -4 10 £344 -8.33% 5
Lancashire -11 10 £388 - 2
Cheshire -5 4 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 19 (43.18%) UNIX
4 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 12 (27.27%) Information Security
5 12 (27.27%) Regular Expression
6 11 (25.00%) Puppet
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) PHP
6 11 (25.00%) DevOps
7 10 (22.73%) Splunk
7 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (20.45%) Scala
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.45%) Performance Management
8 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (15.91%) SaaS
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
10 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 7 (15.91%) VBA
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle
11 6 (13.64%) Apache
11 6 (13.64%) Change Management
11 6 (13.64%) webMethods
11 6 (13.64%) Dell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WordPress
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) SaaS
2 5 (11.36%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Integration Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Tester
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) GIS Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) UNIX
3 11 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Information Security
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) DevOps
3 9 (20.45%) Performance Management
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Change Control
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.55%) Data Management
8 2 (4.55%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Python
2 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) Scala
5 7 (15.91%) VBA
5 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) GPEN
4 1 (2.27%) OSCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) RHCE
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) GSEC
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Unicenter
3 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.73%) Splunk
3 6 (13.64%) webMethods
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Dell
3 6 (13.64%) Software AG
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) CA
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Sybase
7 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) Sony
8 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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