The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 42 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.79% 0.56% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 1.32% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£278 £236 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -9.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
245 227 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.91% 42.59% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 158 31
Average daily rate £309 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Tyne and Wear region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Tyne and Wear region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 10 £278 +18.09% 1
Perl
North East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) JBoss
5 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
5 5 (38.46%) StarTeam
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) CMMI
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Axway
6 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) AIX
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (30.77%) Informatica
6 4 (30.77%) Borland
6 4 (30.77%) Siebel
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) DataPower
6 4 (30.77%) Change Control
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) LDAP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (38.46%) JBoss
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) FileNet
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DataPower
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) CMMI
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Axway
3 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 4 (30.77%) Borland
3 4 (30.77%) Siebel
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware