Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 60 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 48 104 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.98% 4.38% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.37% 11.12% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 23
North East median daily rate £394 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.81% -2.86% +14.75%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £290
90th Percentile £665 £448 £588
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
North East median hourly rate - £53.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.68% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +14.29%

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 388 935 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.17% 39.42% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 669 465
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £287 £268 £266
90th Percentile £559 £513 £550
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 23
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +92.31% -29.09%
10th Percentile £25.50 £25.78 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £55.25 £38.40
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +12 46 £398 +16.23% 2
Durham - 1 £328 -
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 37 (77.08%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) Oracle
3 28 (58.33%) Python
4 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
5 24 (50.00%) Unix
6 22 (45.83%) Korn
6 22 (45.83%) DevOps
7 20 (41.67%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (33.33%) Solaris
10 15 (31.25%) Sun
10 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
10 15 (31.25%) Puppet
11 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
11 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
12 12 (25.00%) JBoss
12 12 (25.00%) Firewall
12 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 12 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
13 11 (22.92%) Clustering
14 10 (20.83%) DNS
14 10 (20.83%) HP
14 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (20.83%) High Availability
14 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
15 9 (18.75%) Mentoring

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 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
2 12 (25.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) Datadog
3 2 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 7 (14.58%) LDAP
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (10.42%) SSH
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) X.500
7 2 (4.17%) FCoE
7 2 (4.17%) HTTP
7 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.08%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (10.42%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 7 (14.58%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) DBA
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Head of Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Head of DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Middleware
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Unix
3 20 (41.67%) Windows
4 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (33.33%) Solaris
5 7 (14.58%) AIX
5 7 (14.58%) HPUX
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (20.83%) High Availability
4 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) ERP
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
9 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) User Stories
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Python
2 22 (45.83%) Korn
3 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (12.50%) C-shell
7 3 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) C
8 2 (4.17%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) C#
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 9 (18.75%) Samba
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.42%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Ansible
2 7 (14.58%) Data Guard
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.33%) Terraform
5 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (4.17%) Packer
5 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.08%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (2.08%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 15 (31.25%) Sun
3 10 (20.83%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Veritas
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) SAP
6 5 (10.42%) Sybase
7 3 (6.25%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Capita
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (4.17%) New Relic
8 2 (4.17%) Splunk
9 1 (2.08%) Axway
9 1 (2.08%) Borland
9 1 (2.08%) Cognos
9 1 (2.08%) Informatica
9 1 (2.08%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.08%) VMware