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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 102 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 41 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.57% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 4.64% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 23
Average daily rate
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£359 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1037 970 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.19% 33.85% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 525 714
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.28 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £21.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 29 August 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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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 13 £363 +17.69% 1
Lancashire -2 12 £525 - 1
Manchester -14 9 £300 -20.00% 12
Merseyside - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (60.61%) Linux
2 32 (48.48%) UNIX
3 31 (46.97%) Windows
4 28 (42.42%) SQL
5 25 (37.88%) Shell Script
6 24 (36.36%) Python
7 19 (28.79%) Java
8 17 (25.76%) Apache
8 17 (25.76%) Information Security
8 17 (25.76%) Degree
9 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 15 (22.73%) VBA
9 15 (22.73%) PL/SQL
9 15 (22.73%) SaaS
9 15 (22.73%) Regular Expression
10 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
10 14 (21.21%) AIX
10 14 (21.21%) webMethods
10 14 (21.21%) RDBMS
10 14 (21.21%) HP
10 14 (21.21%) Dell
10 14 (21.21%) Software AG
11 13 (19.70%) ResourceLink
11 13 (19.70%) SAP
11 13 (19.70%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) Splunk
11 13 (19.70%) SuccessFactors
12 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) Finance

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (25.76%) Apache
2 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (19.70%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) SaaS
2 13 (19.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) RDBMS
1 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Architect
2 11 (16.67%) Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) Integration Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX Support
9 1 (1.52%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Regular Expression
2 9 (13.64%) YUI
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Firmware
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Social Media
3 1 (1.52%) Life Science
3 1 (1.52%) Wiki
3 1 (1.52%) GIS
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.52%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Linux
2 32 (48.48%) UNIX
3 31 (46.97%) Windows
4 14 (21.21%) AIX
5 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Solaris
7 3 (4.55%) HPUX
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Information Security
2 13 (19.70%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Web Development
3 10 (15.15%) Performance Management
4 8 (12.12%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) Change Management
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Change Control
8 3 (4.55%) Data Management
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) Shell Script
3 24 (36.36%) Python
4 19 (28.79%) Java
5 15 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 15 (22.73%) VBA
6 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) PHP
9 3 (4.55%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) C#
10 2 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.03%) R
11 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.52%) Uniface
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) RHCE
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) CISM
5 1 (1.52%) GSEC
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) GPEN
5 1 (1.52%) OSCP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) RHEV
2 2 (3.03%) GPFS
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Unicenter
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.03%) Nagios
3 2 (3.03%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.03%) YUM
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 14 (21.21%) webMethods
2 14 (21.21%) Software AG
2 14 (21.21%) HP
2 14 (21.21%) Dell
3 13 (19.70%) SAP
3 13 (19.70%) Splunk
4 10 (15.15%) Sun
4 10 (15.15%) BMC
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.58%) McAfee
7 5 (7.58%) VMware
7 5 (7.58%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (4.55%) CA
8 3 (4.55%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) EMC
8 3 (4.55%) Sybase
8 3 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
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