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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / North West
Rank 96 131 127
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4  
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 1.81% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 11
Median daily rate £345 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £399 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1440 1116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.75% 37.53% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 910 700
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in the North West

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 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
Manchester +14 12 £338 -20.58% 13
Cheshire +32 8 £345 -18.82% 3
Lancashire +22 8 - - 2
Merseyside +1 1 £225 -47.05%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 41 (48.81%) Java
3 39 (46.43%) Python
4 29 (34.52%) Windows
5 25 (29.76%) SQL
5 25 (29.76%) Oracle
6 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (25.00%) ITIL
7 21 (25.00%) Unix
7 21 (25.00%) Middleware
8 20 (23.81%) Solaris
9 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
9 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
10 18 (21.43%) Ruby
10 18 (21.43%) IBM
10 18 (21.43%) AIX
11 17 (20.24%) High Availability
12 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 14 (16.67%) Scrum
13 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 13 (15.48%) SCOM
14 13 (15.48%) Integration Testing
14 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
14 13 (15.48%) CA
14 13 (15.48%) Netcool
14 13 (15.48%) C
14 13 (15.48%) HPUX
14 13 (15.48%) Jenkins

Perl
Top Related 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 9 (10.71%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) JBoss
4 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (7.14%) nginx
4 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.19%) CMS
9 1 (1.19%) Confluence
9 1 (1.19%) Drupal
9 1 (1.19%) SAS
9 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.19%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.19%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (13.10%) PaaS
2 7 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (7.14%) IaaS
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.95%) SaaS
4 5 (5.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Kerberos
2 9 (10.71%) DNS
3 8 (9.52%) LDAP
4 6 (7.14%) SSL
5 4 (4.76%) VPN
6 3 (3.57%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) Internet
7 2 (2.38%) SMTP
7 2 (2.38%) SNMP
7 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.95%) DB2
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.95%) TKPROF
4 4 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.19%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (5.95%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Toad
4 5 (5.95%) VectorCAST
5 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.57%) Hudson
5 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.38%) GoCD
6 2 (2.38%) PEAR
7 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.19%) JMeter
7 1 (1.19%) JUnit
7 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium
7 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Avionics
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Military
4 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
1 17 (20.24%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Monitoring Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) DBA
6 5 (5.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Management Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) Middleware
2 15 (17.86%) HTML
3 12 (14.29%) JSON
4 9 (10.71%) .NET
4 9 (10.71%) Web Services
5 8 (9.52%) Ajax
5 8 (9.52%) jQuery
6 7 (8.33%) Regular Expression
7 6 (7.14%) boto
7 6 (7.14%) HTML5
7 6 (7.14%) YAML
8 5 (5.95%) JAAS
8 5 (5.95%) Java SE
8 5 (5.95%) Memcached
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.57%) CSS
10 3 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 7 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) CESG
6 1 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.19%) DataPower
6 1 (1.19%) Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
6 1 (1.19%) Robotics
6 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) Windows
3 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (25.00%) Unix
5 20 (23.81%) Solaris
6 18 (21.43%) AIX
7 13 (15.48%) HPUX
8 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) Fedora
10 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) High Availability
3 14 (16.67%) Scrum
4 13 (15.48%) DevOps
4 13 (15.48%) Integration Testing
5 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 11 (13.10%) Service Management
7 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.52%) Change Management
9 8 (9.52%) Release Management
9 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
10 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.33%) HOOD
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.33%) SDLC
10 7 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) Java
2 39 (46.43%) Python
3 25 (29.76%) SQL
4 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.62%) PowerShell
5 18 (21.43%) Ruby
6 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
6 13 (15.48%) C
7 10 (11.90%) Korn
7 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.71%) C#
9 8 (9.52%) PHP
9 8 (9.52%) VBScript
10 7 (8.33%) Ada
10 7 (8.33%) Go
10 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 6 (7.14%) Bourne shell
12 4 (4.76%) Jython
13 2 (2.38%) C++
14 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 6 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) CLAS
6 1 (1.19%) GCFA
6 1 (1.19%) GIAC
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) Docker
3 6 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.95%) iptables
4 5 (5.95%) Postfix
4 5 (5.95%) Squid
4 5 (5.95%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Netcool
1 13 (15.48%) SCOM
2 11 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (13.10%) Puppet
3 9 (10.71%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (5.95%) Ansible
6 5 (5.95%) Nagios
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.76%) Salt
8 3 (3.57%) Terraform
9 1 (1.19%) Control-M
9 1 (1.19%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 19 (22.62%) Red Hat
3 18 (21.43%) IBM
4 13 (15.48%) CA
4 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.57%) Google
7 2 (2.38%) Sybase
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (1.19%) Kony
8 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.19%) Zend
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