Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 13 December 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 157 140
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +44
Contract jobs citing Perl 67 46 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 0.81% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 2.08% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 53
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% +24.44%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £325
90th Percentile £502 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +36.22% -14.19%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -7.50%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,568 2,212 2,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.66% 38.92% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,767 1,532 1,689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £557 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 79 63
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -23.49%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.71 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Manchester -14 28 £350 -22.22% 22
Lancashire -14 18 £498 -0.50% 2
Cheshire +4 12 £325 -27.78% 1
Merseyside -8 1 £425 +70.00% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 50 (74.63%) Linux
2 44 (65.67%) Python
3 38 (56.72%) Oracle
4 37 (55.22%) SQL
5 31 (46.27%) Puppet
6 30 (44.78%) DevOps
7 27 (40.30%) Shell Script
8 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
9 25 (37.31%) Windows
9 25 (37.31%) Ruby
9 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (35.82%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (34.33%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
12 22 (32.84%) Tuxedo
12 22 (32.84%) Middleware
13 21 (31.34%) VMware
14 19 (28.36%) Artifactory
15 18 (26.87%) PHP
16 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
17 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
17 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
17 15 (22.39%) MySQL
18 14 (20.90%) .NET
18 14 (20.90%) C#
18 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
19 13 (19.40%) CentOS
19 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (19.40%) Unix
19 13 (19.40%) MVC

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 22 (32.84%) Tuxedo
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (5.97%) GitHub
4 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.49%) Serverless
5 1 (1.49%) Slack
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) SMS
2 5 (7.46%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (22.39%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) MariaDB
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.97%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.36%) Artifactory
3 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) SonarQube
5 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Spinnaker
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.93%) Billing
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (28.36%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Perl Developer
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (7.46%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.99%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Splunk Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) Middleware
2 14 (20.90%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.45%) jQuery
3 7 (10.45%) React
4 6 (8.96%) XML
5 4 (5.97%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) LAMP
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
7 2 (2.99%) Ajax
7 2 (2.99%) Node.js
8 1 (1.49%) boto
8 1 (1.49%) Java EE
8 1 (1.49%) Java SE
8 1 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.49%) React Native
8 1 (1.49%) Redux
8 1 (1.49%) REST
8 1 (1.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.97%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (74.63%) Linux
2 25 (37.31%) Windows
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.40%) CentOS
4 13 (19.40%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Debian
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) DevOps
2 25 (37.31%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (34.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (19.40%) MVC
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.96%) Microservices
8 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
9 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
10 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.48%) Data Extraction
10 3 (4.48%) Decision-Making
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Python
2 37 (55.22%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) Shell Script
4 25 (37.31%) Ruby
5 18 (26.87%) PHP
6 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
7 14 (20.90%) C#
8 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
9 9 (13.43%) Java
10 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) Groovy
12 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (46.27%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) Ansible
2 8 (11.94%) Terraform
3 7 (10.45%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.99%) Salt
6 1 (1.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Oracle
2 21 (31.34%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.97%) Hyperion
4 4 (5.97%) Talend
5 3 (4.48%) Splunk
6 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.49%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase