Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +35
Contract jobs citing Perl 56 39 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.36% 2.99% 4.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.29% 8.21% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 82
North East median daily rate £365 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +11.29% +10.08%
10th Percentile £272 £301 £247
90th Percentile £533 £510 £351
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.78% -4.00%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.01% +4.67%

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 496 475 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.60% 36.43% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 307 565
North East median daily rate £361 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £256
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 39
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.09% +68.40%
10th Percentile £30.48 £12.15 £16.60
90th Percentile £44.88 £49.26 £36.58
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 55 £370 +8.03% 11
Durham -6 1 £323 -32.00%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 51 (91.07%) Linux
2 46 (82.14%) Puppet
3 45 (80.36%) DevOps
4 44 (78.57%) Python
5 42 (75.00%) Configuration Management
6 40 (71.43%) Ansible
6 40 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (71.43%) Java
7 39 (69.64%) Bash Shell
8 36 (64.29%) Splunk
8 36 (64.29%) Windows
8 36 (64.29%) Ruby
9 34 (60.71%) PowerShell
9 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (60.71%) Nagios
9 34 (60.71%) New Relic
10 33 (58.93%) High Availability
10 33 (58.93%) C
10 33 (58.93%) C++
11 32 (57.14%) Open Source
11 32 (57.14%) Datadog
11 32 (57.14%) Data Centre
11 32 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
12 29 (51.79%) Jenkins
13 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (48.21%) Docker
14 27 (48.21%) Terraform
15 24 (42.86%) Packer
15 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
15 24 (42.86%) TeamCity

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 8 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) FileNet
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 40 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (57.14%) Datadog
4 2 (3.57%) Slack
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (10.71%) Network Security
1 6 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) WinSCP
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) X.500
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) Jenkins
2 24 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.57%) GitLab
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Junior
3 6 (10.71%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (10.71%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (1.79%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 6 (10.71%) Software Packaging
2 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Ajax
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.71%) DataPower
5 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (91.07%) Linux
2 36 (64.29%) Windows
3 17 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (25.00%) Unix
5 10 (17.86%) AIX
6 8 (14.29%) Solaris
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.57%) HPUX
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) DevOps
2 42 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 33 (58.93%) High Availability
4 32 (57.14%) Open Source
5 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 23 (41.07%) BDD
8 19 (33.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (12.50%) OO
12 6 (10.71%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (10.71%) Coaching
12 6 (10.71%) Creative Thinking
12 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.71%) Workflow
13 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (7.14%) Change Control
15 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
15 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) Python
2 40 (71.43%) Java
3 39 (69.64%) Bash Shell
4 36 (64.29%) Ruby
5 34 (60.71%) PowerShell
6 33 (58.93%) C
6 33 (58.93%) C++
7 8 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Korn
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) C#
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (82.14%) Puppet
2 40 (71.43%) Ansible
3 34 (60.71%) Nagios
4 27 (48.21%) Terraform
5 24 (42.86%) Packer
6 23 (41.07%) Kubernetes
7 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (10.71%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
9 3 (5.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
9 3 (5.36%) PureDisk
9 3 (5.36%) Simpana
9 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Grafana
10 2 (3.57%) Prometheus
11 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Splunk
2 34 (60.71%) New Relic
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 11 (19.64%) Sun
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.07%) IBM
7 8 (14.29%) HP
7 8 (14.29%) Informatica
8 6 (10.71%) Axway
8 6 (10.71%) Siebel
8 6 (10.71%) Veritas
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.36%) arcserve
11 3 (5.36%) CA
11 3 (5.36%) CommVault
11 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 3 (5.36%) NetApp
11 3 (5.36%) SAP
11 3 (5.36%) Symantec