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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 107 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 44 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 2.80% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 4
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£388 £381 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +68.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
1175 929 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.89% 29.48% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 538 384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 36
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.24 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.08 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £42.25 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -3 15 £425 +32.81% 4
Lancashire +12 13 £475 +24.59%
Manchester -4 12 £375 -7.69% 6
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 38 (56.72%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) Java
4 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (32.84%) Python
6 17 (25.37%) UNIX
7 16 (23.88%) OO
7 16 (23.88%) Catalyst
8 15 (22.39%) Windows
8 15 (22.39%) Web Services
8 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (20.90%) SDLC
10 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
10 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
10 13 (19.40%) MySQL
10 13 (19.40%) Apache
11 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.91%) Ruby
12 11 (16.42%) Web Development
12 11 (16.42%) Puppet
12 11 (16.42%) RESTful
12 11 (16.42%) Mason
13 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.93%) Shell Script
13 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
14 9 (13.43%) HP
14 9 (13.43%) BMC

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (19.40%) Apache
2 8 (11.94%) Zope
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.48%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.49%) SAS
7 1 (1.49%) CICS
7 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Windchill
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.99%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.49%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.49%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.49%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Boomi
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
3 2 (2.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) SSL
1 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) SNMP
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) Network Security
3 3 (4.48%) NAS
3 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.99%) SSH
5 1 (1.49%) VLAN
5 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) IPv4
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) SMTP
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.97%) SimpleDB
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
6 3 (4.48%) Ant
6 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.48%) FishEye
6 3 (4.48%) Gradle
6 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (13.43%) Banking
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Perl Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Perl Software Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) Catalyst
2 15 (22.39%) Web Services
3 11 (16.42%) Mason
3 11 (16.42%) RESTful
4 8 (11.94%) XML
4 8 (11.94%) Django
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 7 (10.45%) Memcached
6 6 (8.96%) SOAP
7 4 (5.97%) YUI
7 4 (5.97%) XSLT
7 4 (5.97%) WSDL
7 4 (5.97%) CSS
7 4 (5.97%) XSD
8 2 (2.99%) J2EE
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware
8 2 (2.99%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.49%) Spring
9 1 (1.49%) ISPF
9 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) CMDB
3 4 (5.97%) DataPower
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.96%) AIX
6 5 (7.46%) Debian
6 5 (7.46%) CentOS
7 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) zOS
8 1 (1.49%) SUSE
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) OO
3 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (20.90%) SDLC
5 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.42%) Web Development
7 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
10 5 (7.46%) MVC
11 4 (5.97%) ITSM
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) ITIL
11 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.97%) OOP
11 4 (5.97%) MapReduce
11 4 (5.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) Python
4 13 (19.40%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.91%) Ruby
6 10 (14.93%) Shell Script
6 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.46%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) C
9 3 (4.48%) C#
9 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.48%) Jython
9 3 (4.48%) Scala
10 2 (2.99%) Ada
10 2 (2.99%) VBA
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.49%) REXX
11 1 (1.49%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.49%) iptables
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.49%) RACF
2 1 (1.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
2 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.96%) Nagios
4 4 (5.97%) Munin
4 4 (5.97%) Graphite
5 2 (2.99%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (2.99%) Ansible
5 2 (2.99%) Salt
6 1 (1.49%) Opsview
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.49%) MOM
6 1 (1.49%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) HP
1 9 (13.43%) BMC
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Sun
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 4 (5.97%) Google
6 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.48%) Remedy
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Software AG
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 2 (2.99%) Perforce
7 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.99%) webMethods
8 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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