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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 37 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 81 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.64% 1.00% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.49% 2.55% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 3 6
Median daily rate £305 £265 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.09% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £251 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
438 235 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.93% 38.97% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 159 128
Median daily rate £320 £350 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £517 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.63 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.81 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 80 £300 +13.20% 1
Perl
North East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Perl.

1 74 (84.09%) Linux
2 72 (81.82%) Unix
3 57 (64.77%) Windows
4 56 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 53 (60.23%) SQL
6 50 (56.82%) Oracle
6 50 (56.82%) HP
7 46 (52.27%) TCP/IP
8 45 (51.14%) Security Cleared
9 40 (45.45%) Windows Server
9 40 (45.45%) ITIL
10 38 (43.18%) CA
11 36 (40.91%) SC Cleared
12 35 (39.77%) Tivoli
13 34 (38.64%) Java
14 33 (37.50%) VB
15 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
15 29 (32.95%) DB2
15 29 (32.95%) ServiceNow
16 28 (31.82%) MOM
17 27 (30.68%) HP SiteScope
18 26 (29.55%) Korn
18 26 (29.55%) SAN
18 26 (29.55%) BMC
19 23 (26.14%) IBM
20 22 (25.00%) AIX
20 22 (25.00%) Red Hat
21 20 (22.73%) DNS
21 20 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 20 (22.73%) Mentoring

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 19 (21.59%) WebLogic
2 16 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 15 (17.05%) Apache
3 15 (17.05%) JBoss
4 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (6.82%) Confluence
6 6 (6.82%) MQSeries
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (6.82%) Tuxedo
7 4 (4.55%) AquaLogic
7 4 (4.55%) FileNet
8 3 (3.41%) CICS
8 3 (3.41%) IIS
8 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (4.55%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (52.27%) TCP/IP
2 26 (29.55%) SAN
3 20 (22.73%) DNS
4 15 (17.05%) LDAP
5 14 (15.91%) SSL
6 12 (13.64%) WAN
7 11 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 8 (9.09%) Firewall
8 8 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (7.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (7.95%) Network Security
9 7 (7.95%) SSH
10 3 (3.41%) FTP
10 3 (3.41%) SNMP
10 3 (3.41%) WinSCP
11 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) DB2
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (3.41%) Easytrieve
3 3 (3.41%) MS Access
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.41%) JMeter
2 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
2 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.41%) Banking
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Unix Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Tester
6 8 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Unix Support
8 6 (6.82%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Unix Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) Software Packaging
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (6.82%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (6.82%) J2EE
4 6 (6.82%) Middleware
5 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.41%) ISPF
5 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (7.95%) DataPower
5 4 (4.55%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) CESG
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) PKI
6 3 (3.41%) VSAM
7 2 (2.27%) Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Linux
2 72 (81.82%) Unix
3 57 (64.77%) Windows
4 40 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 22 (25.00%) AIX
6 20 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (17.05%) Solaris
8 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.82%) OS/390
10 5 (5.68%) zOS
11 3 (3.41%) HPUX
11 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.41%) MVS
11 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.14%) Debian
12 1 (1.14%) SUSE
12 1 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
3 17 (19.32%) Incident Management
3 17 (19.32%) Server Monitoring
4 15 (17.05%) DevOps
5 13 (14.77%) Unit Testing
6 12 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (12.50%) Change Management
7 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.50%) Validation
8 9 (10.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.95%) Defect Management
9 7 (7.95%) OO
9 7 (7.95%) Release Management
9 7 (7.95%) Workflow
10 6 (6.82%) Change Control
10 6 (6.82%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 53 (60.23%) SQL
3 34 (38.64%) Java
4 33 (37.50%) VB
5 26 (29.55%) Korn
6 17 (19.32%) C
7 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
8 13 (14.77%) C#
8 13 (14.77%) C-shell
8 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.50%) Python
10 10 (11.36%) Ruby
11 9 (10.23%) C++
11 9 (10.23%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.41%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.41%) COBOL
12 3 (3.41%) JCL
12 3 (3.41%) REXX
12 3 (3.41%) VBA
12 3 (3.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (51.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (13.64%) AAT
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.55%) QA
4 3 (3.41%) WAI
4 3 (3.41%) WCAG
5 2 (2.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Samba
2 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.95%) NFS
4 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (3.41%) Docker
5 3 (3.41%) Firmware
5 3 (3.41%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (39.77%) Tivoli
2 28 (31.82%) MOM
3 27 (30.68%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.95%) Puppet
5 4 (4.55%) SCOM
6 2 (2.27%) Netcool
6 2 (2.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 50 (56.82%) HP
1 50 (56.82%) Oracle
2 38 (43.18%) CA
3 29 (32.95%) ServiceNow
4 26 (29.55%) BMC
5 23 (26.14%) IBM
6 22 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 12 (13.64%) Sun
8 11 (12.50%) Axway
9 7 (7.95%) Informatica
9 7 (7.95%) Siebel
10 4 (4.55%) Fujitsu
11 3 (3.41%) Micro Focus
12 1 (1.14%) Opsware
12 1 (1.14%) VMware