Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 59 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 63 130 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.14% 4.73% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.59% 12.43% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 92 17
North East median daily rate £350 £323 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -11.03% +17.89%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £298
90th Percentile £450 £445 £593
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
North East median hourly rate - £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.33% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 404 1046 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.95% 38.06% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 724 468
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £258
90th Percentile £538 £509 £560
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £24.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.40 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the North East

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the North East

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the North East

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the North East

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 58 £364 +11.30% 1
Durham +2 1 £161 -46.17%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 53 (84.13%) Oracle
2 51 (80.95%) Linux
3 44 (69.84%) Unix
4 40 (63.49%) Korn
5 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
6 35 (55.56%) WebLogic
6 35 (55.56%) Red Hat
7 32 (50.79%) JBoss
8 30 (47.62%) SC Cleared
9 27 (42.86%) Windows
10 26 (41.27%) SQL
10 26 (41.27%) Firewall
11 25 (39.68%) Sun
12 24 (38.10%) DNS
12 24 (38.10%) LDAP
13 22 (34.92%) PL/SQL
13 22 (34.92%) Solaris
13 22 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (33.33%) AIX
15 20 (31.75%) DevOps
16 19 (30.16%) ITIL
16 19 (30.16%) Python
17 18 (28.57%) HP
17 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
17 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
18 17 (26.98%) High Availability
19 16 (25.40%) C-shell
19 16 (25.40%) Clustering
20 15 (23.81%) SSH
20 15 (23.81%) Active Directory

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 35 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 32 (50.79%) JBoss
3 13 (20.63%) Apache
3 13 (20.63%) iPlanet
3 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
4 11 (17.46%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.35%) FileNet
6 4 (6.35%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 7 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 5 (7.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) Firewall
2 24 (38.10%) DNS
2 24 (38.10%) LDAP
3 15 (23.81%) OpenLDAP
3 15 (23.81%) SSH
4 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.29%) SAN
6 8 (12.70%) FCoE
6 8 (12.70%) iSCSI
7 6 (9.52%) WAN
8 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.94%) Network Security
8 5 (7.94%) SSL
9 4 (6.35%) NAS
10 2 (3.17%) VLAN
11 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.94%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) DBA
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (9.52%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) HPUX Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) J2EE
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (7.94%) Software Packaging
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.59%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Clustering
2 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) DataPower
4 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Linux
2 44 (69.84%) Unix
3 27 (42.86%) Windows
4 22 (34.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (34.92%) Solaris
5 21 (33.33%) AIX
6 14 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 13 (20.63%) HPUX
7 13 (20.63%) SUSE
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) DevOps
2 19 (30.16%) ITIL
3 17 (26.98%) High Availability
4 13 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) ERP
7 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (9.52%) OO
9 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Workflow
10 4 (6.35%) Change Control
10 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.35%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.76%) Network Management
12 2 (3.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Korn
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) PL/SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Python
5 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 16 (25.40%) C-shell
7 7 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (6.35%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) C
10 2 (3.17%) C++
10 2 (3.17%) VB
11 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 30 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 15 (23.81%) NFS
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (14.29%) Samba
3 9 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.11%) KVM
4 7 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.35%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Forum Sentry
4 5 (7.94%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (6.35%) OpenView
6 3 (4.76%) Ansible
7 2 (3.17%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.17%) Nagios
7 2 (3.17%) Packer
7 2 (3.17%) Terraform
8 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.59%) MOM
8 1 (1.59%) SCOM
8 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Oracle
2 35 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 25 (39.68%) Sun
4 18 (28.57%) HP
5 14 (22.22%) Veritas
6 12 (19.05%) Cisco
7 9 (14.29%) F5
8 8 (12.70%) SAP
9 7 (11.11%) IBM
9 7 (11.11%) PlateSpin
9 7 (11.11%) VMware
10 5 (7.94%) Axway
10 5 (7.94%) Informatica
10 5 (7.94%) Siebel
10 5 (7.94%) Sybase
11 4 (6.35%) Cognos
11 4 (6.35%) Opsware
12 2 (3.17%) Borland
12 2 (3.17%) New Relic
12 2 (3.17%) Splunk