Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 141 180
Rank change year-on-year -23 +39 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 42 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 1.12% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 3.05% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 15
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +26.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £325 £266
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
North West median hourly rate £43.25 £31.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.22% +58.75% -38.46%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +11.43%

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 2165 2522 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.92% 36.77% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1736 1661
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -1 22 £450 +5.88% 13
Cheshire +10 9 £450 -10.00% 2
Lancashire +6 7 £500 +26.98%
Merseyside +2 4 £250 -25.93% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 24 (57.14%) Python
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) DevOps
4 12 (28.57%) Middleware
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
5 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
5 11 (26.19%) Docker
6 10 (23.81%) Ansible
6 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Jython
7 9 (21.43%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) HTTP
7 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Puppet
8 8 (19.05%) SonarQube
9 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (16.67%) SSH
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) PHP
10 6 (14.29%) Unix
10 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
11 5 (11.90%) Microservices
11 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (11.90%) Internet
11 5 (11.90%) Apache
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) Finance

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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (9.52%) OpenShift
1 4 (9.52%) Slack
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) SSH
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) LDAP
4 4 (9.52%) SNMP
5 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.76%) Broadband
6 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.76%) HSRP
6 2 (4.76%) IPv6
6 2 (4.76%) Junos
6 2 (4.76%) LLU
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) MRTG
6 2 (4.76%) OSPF
6 2 (4.76%) VLAN
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.52%) TKPROF
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.43%) JIRA
4 8 (19.05%) SonarQube
5 4 (9.52%) Ant
5 4 (9.52%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.52%) Gradle
5 4 (9.52%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (9.52%) Toad
6 2 (4.76%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) Grunt
7 1 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Middleware Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.38%) JMS
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Debian
5 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Microservices
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Coaching
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) User Stories
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) Jython
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) C#
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) Groovy
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.38%) Korn
10 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) CEH
2 2 (4.76%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) GCFA
2 2 (4.76%) GIAC
2 2 (4.76%) SANS
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) KVM
2 3 (7.14%) LXC
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Ansible
2 9 (21.43%) Puppet
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (9.52%) Terraform
4 3 (7.14%) Cacti
4 3 (7.14%) Packer
5 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) OpenNMS
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.76%) RANCID
5 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 2 (4.76%) SCOM
6 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) NetIQ
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Brocade
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.76%) Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) Huawei
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) ZyXEL
5 1 (2.38%) IBM