Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 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 West
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 174 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27 +58
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.82% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 29
North West median daily rate £550 £494 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £450 £318 £299
90th Percentile £586 £646 £675
England median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -18.13% +22.14%
England median hourly rate £43.96 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.76% +9.09%

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 2,142 2,635 2,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.70% 42.85% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,794 1,472
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £267
90th Percentile £575 £547 £509
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 62 109
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.82 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £47.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% +0.07% +10.67%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 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
Manchester +3 12 £550 +13.70% 17
Merseyside - 6 £450 - 5
Cheshire +8 2 - - 2
Lancashire -9 2 £700 +40.00% 1
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 14 (63.64%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) Docker
4 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
4 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Terraform
7 4 (18.18%) Ansible
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 4 (18.18%) FishEye
7 4 (18.18%) Network Management
7 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 4 (18.18%) Confluence
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) C
7 4 (18.18%) Ant
7 4 (18.18%) SOA

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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 4 (18.18%) FishEye
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.55%) Rational Statemate
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.09%) Kafka
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Equities
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
7 1 (4.55%) HOOD
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) C
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Ada
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) GIAC
1 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PSD2
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.55%) etcd
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Kubernetes
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (27.27%) Puppet
3 5 (22.73%) Terraform
4 4 (18.18%) Ansible
5 3 (13.64%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (9.09%) Consul
6 2 (9.09%) Nagios
7 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
7 1 (4.55%) EnCase
7 1 (4.55%) FTK
7 1 (4.55%) Istio
7 1 (4.55%) Salt
7 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (4.55%) systemd
7 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Nuix
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase