Period
to 17 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 53 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +44 -38
Contract jobs citing Perl 40 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.44% 4.32% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% 11.75% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 11
North East median daily rate £305 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.44% -18.89% +45.16%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £320
90th Percentile £530 £561 £525
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £54.25
England median hourly rate £45.79 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +14.48% -7.51% +12.34%

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 477 468 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 40.98% 36.73% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 331 320
North East median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
North East median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -12.50% +30.28%
10th Percentile £30.65 £30.65 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.20 £47.60 £52.13
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.41 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.84% +0.39% +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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +7 40 £305 -16.44% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
4 16 (40.00%) Python
4 16 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 15 (37.50%) Oracle
5 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 15 (37.50%) DevOps
6 13 (32.50%) C
6 13 (32.50%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) ProC
7 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (30.00%) Unix
7 12 (30.00%) Korn
7 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (30.00%) SonarQube
8 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
8 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (27.50%) Solaris
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Ansible
9 10 (25.00%) Docker
9 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (25.00%) Puppet
10 9 (22.50%) Ruby
10 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
11 8 (20.00%) JIRA
11 8 (20.00%) Incident Management

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 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) iPaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) Datadog
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.00%) ProC
2 12 (30.00%) SonarQube
3 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (20.00%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) Maven
6 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.50%) JUnit
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium
6 5 (12.50%) TestNG
7 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (10.00%) Subversion
8 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.50%) Hudson
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Perl Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (5.00%) YAML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
2 7 (17.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Unix
2 11 (27.50%) Solaris
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) CentOS
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (37.50%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
6 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Microservices
7 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) High Availability
9 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.50%) Line Management
10 3 (7.50%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 16 (40.00%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) C
5 12 (30.00%) Korn
5 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (22.50%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) PHP
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) Scala
9 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (2.50%) COBOL
10 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Ansible
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 8 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (20.00%) Terraform
3 4 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.50%) New Relic
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk