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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 152 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 1.02% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 3.17% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
1380 1261 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.22% 32.24% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 795 565
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 34
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -10 10 £450 +20.00% 13
Cheshire -23 2 £550 +15.78% 2
Lancashire -1 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 35 (70.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Unix
3 27 (54.00%) Bash Shell
4 25 (50.00%) Apache
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 17 (34.00%) Python
7 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (28.00%) LAPP Stack
9 13 (26.00%) AWK
9 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
10 12 (24.00%) DNS
11 11 (22.00%) HTTP
11 11 (22.00%) Puppet
11 11 (22.00%) Korn
12 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (20.00%) VMware
13 9 (18.00%) C++
13 9 (18.00%) Java
13 9 (18.00%) PHP
13 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.00%) Open Source
13 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (16.00%) Oracle
14 8 (16.00%) SMTP
15 7 (14.00%) C
15 7 (14.00%) AIX
15 7 (14.00%) OpenStack
15 7 (14.00%) CentOS

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 25 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) OpenStack
3 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (8.00%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (8.00%) SAS
5 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) HTTP
3 8 (16.00%) SMTP
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) Internet
5 5 (10.00%) MRTG
5 5 (10.00%) SSL
5 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (8.00%) IMAP
6 4 (8.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.00%) LDAP
7 3 (6.00%) SSH
8 2 (4.00%) FTP
8 2 (4.00%) OSPF
8 2 (4.00%) SNMP
8 2 (4.00%) TACACS
8 2 (4.00%) Telnet
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) Introscope
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) Ant
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Avionics
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 4 (8.00%) LAMP
4 3 (6.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) HTML
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) J2SE
6 1 (2.00%) Java ME
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.00%) STB
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Unix
3 24 (48.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.00%) AIX
5 7 (14.00%) CentOS
6 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.00%) Debian
8 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (8.00%) Solaris
9 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.00%) openSUSE
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.00%) Android
11 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
2 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.00%) HOOD
5 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Microservices
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) Security Hardening
6 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
6 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (34.00%) Python
3 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (26.00%) AWK
5 11 (22.00%) Korn
6 9 (18.00%) C++
6 9 (18.00%) Java
6 9 (18.00%) PHP
6 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (14.00%) C
8 5 (10.00%) Jython
8 5 (10.00%) Ruby
9 4 (8.00%) SQL
10 3 (6.00%) Ada
11 2 (4.00%) Go
11 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CISM
1 2 (4.00%) CISMP
1 2 (4.00%) CISSP
1 2 (4.00%) RHCSA
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) GCFA
2 1 (2.00%) GCFE
2 1 (2.00%) GIAC
2 1 (2.00%) GREM
2 1 (2.00%) OSCP
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) Sendmail
3 5 (10.00%) KVM
4 4 (8.00%) Docker
4 4 (8.00%) Dovecot
4 4 (8.00%) iptables
4 4 (8.00%) Squid
5 3 (6.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.00%) Postfix
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Cacti
2 5 (10.00%) Nagios
2 5 (10.00%) OpenNebula
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) CA Wily
3 4 (8.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Sun
5 4 (8.00%) CA
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) Veritas
7 2 (4.00%) Aruba
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco
7 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
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