Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 45 65
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +17
Contract jobs citing Perl 37 59 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.07% 4.82% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 14.94% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 80
North East median daily rate £420 £339 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.99% +5.86% -11.72%
10th Percentile £262 £305 £259
90th Percentile £538 £449 £451
England median daily rate £475 £478 £450
% change year-on-year -0.52% +6.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
North East median hourly rate - - £36.50
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +8.11% -1.33%

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 458 395 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.01% 32.27% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 246 731
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £272 £255
90th Percentile £550 £534 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 45
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +37.80% +72.78%
10th Percentile £20.30 £23.70 £20.10
90th Percentile £42.20 £49.35 £37.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -15 37 £420 +20.00% 4
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 33 (89.19%) Linux
2 32 (86.49%) Python
3 31 (83.78%) Puppet
3 31 (83.78%) DevOps
4 28 (75.68%) Ansible
4 28 (75.68%) Configuration Management
5 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
5 25 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
6 24 (64.86%) Ruby
7 23 (62.16%) Windows
8 22 (59.46%) Java
8 22 (59.46%) Docker
8 22 (59.46%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (56.76%) Nagios
9 21 (56.76%) PowerShell
9 21 (56.76%) High Availability
10 20 (54.05%) Splunk
11 19 (51.35%) Open Source
12 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (48.65%) Test Automation
12 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (48.65%) C
12 18 (48.65%) C++
12 18 (48.65%) New Relic
12 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
13 17 (45.95%) Datadog
13 17 (45.95%) Terraform
14 14 (37.84%) Packer
14 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes

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 5 (13.51%) Confluence
1 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) FileNet
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (45.95%) Datadog
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) Slack
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) SMS
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) TeamCity
3 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 5 (13.51%) Maven
4 5 (13.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.41%) GitLab
5 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.70%) Ant
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Gatling
6 1 (2.70%) Grunt
6 1 (2.70%) gulp
6 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (10.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Junior
3 3 (8.11%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.11%) YAML
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) EJB
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) J2SE
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Servlets
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) DataPower
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 28 (75.68%) Configuration Management
3 21 (56.76%) High Availability
4 19 (51.35%) Open Source
5 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) Test Automation
6 14 (37.84%) BDD
7 11 (29.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (13.51%) Coaching
10 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
10 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (10.81%) SDLC
11 4 (10.81%) SOA
12 3 (8.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 3 (8.11%) Release Automation
12 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Python
2 25 (67.57%) Bash Shell
3 24 (64.86%) Ruby
4 22 (59.46%) Java
5 21 (56.76%) PowerShell
6 18 (48.65%) C
6 18 (48.65%) C++
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 3 (8.11%) Korn
9 1 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) Haskell
9 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (83.78%) Puppet
2 28 (75.68%) Ansible
3 21 (56.76%) Nagios
4 17 (45.95%) Terraform
5 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
5 14 (37.84%) Packer
6 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.11%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (8.11%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (8.11%) Grafana
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
8 2 (5.41%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (5.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Splunk
2 18 (48.65%) New Relic
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
6 2 (5.41%) Axway
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) Siebel
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) webMethods