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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -29 -1  
Contract jobs citing Perl 5 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.69% 2.29% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 6.37% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
Median daily rate £475 £295 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.01% +6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 307 314 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.40% 35.97% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 199 167
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -4 3 £475 -11.62%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 63 (91.30%) Linux
2 57 (82.61%) Unix
3 53 (76.81%) SQL
4 50 (72.46%) Windows
5 37 (53.62%) HP
6 35 (50.72%) TCP/IP
6 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
7 34 (49.28%) VB
8 33 (47.83%) Shell Script
9 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
10 28 (40.58%) SC Cleared
10 28 (40.58%) Java
11 25 (36.23%) AIX
12 23 (33.33%) Tivoli
13 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
13 22 (31.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (30.43%) Change Control
14 21 (30.43%) HP SiteScope
14 21 (30.43%) IBM
15 20 (28.99%) LDAP
15 20 (28.99%) Oracle
15 20 (28.99%) ITIL
15 20 (28.99%) Server Monitoring
16 19 (27.54%) DevOps
16 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
17 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
18 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (21.74%) Problem Management
19 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
19 15 (21.74%) JBoss

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 15 (21.74%) JBoss
1 15 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.25%) Confluence
3 5 (7.25%) FileNet
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.45%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) IaaS
1 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
1 5 (7.25%) PaaS
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) TCP/IP
2 20 (28.99%) LDAP
3 11 (15.94%) SSL
4 10 (14.49%) DNS
5 8 (11.59%) Firewall
5 8 (11.59%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (11.59%) SSH
6 5 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (7.25%) Network Security
7 3 (4.35%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
8 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.90%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Product Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Products Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Mainframe Support
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Technologist
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Software Packaging
2 7 (10.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.90%) LAMP
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Mainframe
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (7.25%) DataPower
5 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (91.30%) Linux
2 57 (82.61%) Unix
3 50 (72.46%) Windows
4 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
5 25 (36.23%) AIX
6 22 (31.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (20.29%) Solaris
8 11 (15.94%) zOS
9 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.35%) MVS
11 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.90%) VME
13 1 (1.45%) OS/390
13 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Change Control
2 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 20 (28.99%) Server Monitoring
3 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
3 19 (27.54%) DevOps
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.74%) Problem Management
6 14 (20.29%) Change Management
7 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
7 11 (15.94%) OO
8 10 (14.49%) Quality Management
8 10 (14.49%) Workflow
9 9 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Data Management
11 5 (7.25%) Open Source
12 4 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
14 2 (2.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) SQL
2 34 (49.28%) VB
3 33 (47.83%) Shell Script
4 28 (40.58%) Java
5 10 (14.49%) Korn
6 9 (13.04%) Python
7 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.70%) Ruby
10 5 (7.25%) C
11 3 (4.35%) VBScript
12 2 (2.90%) C-shell
13 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Security Cleared
2 28 (40.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (11.59%) NFS
4 5 (7.25%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Samba
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 21 (30.43%) HP SiteScope
3 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (21.74%) Puppet
5 8 (11.59%) Control-M
6 5 (7.25%) Forum Sentry
7 3 (4.35%) Ansible
7 3 (4.35%) MOM
8 2 (2.90%) SCOM
9 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.45%) PureDisk
9 1 (1.45%) Simpana
9 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) HP
2 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
3 21 (30.43%) IBM
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) CA
6 12 (17.39%) Sun
7 7 (10.14%) Axway
7 7 (10.14%) Informatica
7 7 (10.14%) Siebel
8 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.90%) VMware
10 1 (1.45%) BMC
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco
10 1 (1.45%) CommVault
10 1 (1.45%) EMC
10 1 (1.45%) NetApp
10 1 (1.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) Veritas