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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 110 104 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.64% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.80% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £226 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
1089 942 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.63% 35.29% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 549 556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 43
Average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £25.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.60 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Lancashire -12 6 £500 +25.00% 1
Manchester -7 4 £365 +21.66% 7
Cheshire +4 3 £384 +14.42% 1
Merseyside - 2 £263 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Python
4 18 (37.50%) UNIX
4 18 (37.50%) Windows
5 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (25.00%) AIX
6 12 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Apache
7 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
8 9 (18.75%) BMC
8 9 (18.75%) Sun
8 9 (18.75%) HP
8 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.75%) Oracle
8 9 (18.75%) Puppet
8 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (16.67%) Ruby
9 8 (16.67%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) Web Development
9 8 (16.67%) YUI
9 8 (16.67%) HTML
9 8 (16.67%) CSS
9 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.67%) Subversion
10 7 (14.58%) MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (20.83%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
1 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) IPv4
2 1 (2.08%) SMTP
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) TKPROF
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) MS Access
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.08%) Informix
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.17%) Toad
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
1 6 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Perl Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) TIBCO Support
6 2 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.17%) TIBCO Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.17%) DBA
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) YUI
1 8 (16.67%) HTML
1 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) Catalyst
3 3 (6.25%) Moose
4 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.17%) DataPower
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.08%) Biology
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) UNIX
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Web Development
1 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) OOP
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.42%) C++
7 5 (10.42%) PHP
8 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.33%) C
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.17%) VB
10 2 (4.17%) VBA
11 1 (2.08%) C#
11 1 (2.08%) Uniface
11 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.08%) AWK
11 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Salt
4 2 (4.17%) Ganglia
4 2 (4.17%) yum
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.08%) MOM
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) BMC
1 9 (18.75%) Sun
1 9 (18.75%) HP
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Axway
4 2 (4.17%) Perforce
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 2 (4.17%) webMethods
4 2 (4.17%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
4 2 (4.17%) Software AG
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
North West England
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