Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 165 157
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 63 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 0.71% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 1.89% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 45
North West median daily rate £463 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +13.10% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £325
90th Percentile £620 £544 £515
England median daily rate £475 £478 £450
% change year-on-year -0.52% +6.11% +4.65%
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% +58.75%
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +8.11% -3.27%

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 2,505 2,122 2,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.62% 37.83% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,718 1,452 1,810
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £293 £288 £263
90th Percentile £551 £525 £501
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 68
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +37.72% -22.97%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.17 £43.23
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 23 £350 -26.32% 24
Lancashire -10 20 £500 - 3
Cheshire 0 11 £325 -35.00% 6
Merseyside +9 1 £425 +70.00%
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (73.02%) Python
2 45 (71.43%) Linux
3 36 (57.14%) Oracle
4 35 (55.56%) SQL
5 33 (52.38%) Puppet
6 32 (50.79%) DevOps
7 30 (47.62%) Ruby
8 29 (46.03%) Shell Script
9 28 (44.44%) Git (software)
10 26 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (39.68%) Windows
12 24 (38.10%) VMware
12 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (34.92%) Middleware
13 22 (34.92%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (33.33%) Tuxedo
15 19 (30.16%) Unix
15 19 (30.16%) Windows Server
16 18 (28.57%) Artifactory
17 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
17 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 14 (22.22%) PHP
18 13 (20.63%) MySQL
18 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (19.05%) CentOS
19 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
20 11 (17.46%) Ansible
20 11 (17.46%) Java
20 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
21 10 (15.87%) Docker

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 21 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) TPMS
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (6.35%) GitHub
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
1 6 (9.52%) SMS
2 3 (4.76%) SNMP
3 2 (3.17%) BGP
3 2 (3.17%) IPFIX
3 2 (3.17%) Junos
3 2 (3.17%) MPLS
3 2 (3.17%) MRTG
3 2 (3.17%) OSPF
3 2 (3.17%) TACACS
3 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) AMQP
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) MQTT
4 1 (1.59%) SMTP
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (20.63%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (6.35%) MariaDB
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.76%) IDMS
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) SQLite
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.57%) Artifactory
3 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.94%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.59%) GoCD
7 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.59%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.52%) Billing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (7.94%) Perl Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.17%) Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Middleware
2 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
3 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 9 (14.29%) XML
4 7 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
5 4 (6.35%) JSON
5 4 (6.35%) React
6 3 (4.76%) HTML
6 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 2 (3.17%) Ajax
7 2 (3.17%) EJB
7 2 (3.17%) J2EE
7 2 (3.17%) Java EE
7 2 (3.17%) Java SE
7 2 (3.17%) JDBC
7 2 (3.17%) JSP
7 2 (3.17%) Servlets
7 2 (3.17%) SOAP
7 2 (3.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Linux
2 25 (39.68%) Windows
3 19 (30.16%) Unix
3 19 (30.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.05%) CentOS
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.35%) Debian
7 3 (4.76%) Android
7 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.76%) VME
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) DevOps
2 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (34.92%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (11.11%) Microservices
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.35%) ETL
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) Python
2 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 30 (47.62%) Ruby
4 29 (46.03%) Shell Script
5 14 (22.22%) PHP
6 11 (17.46%) Java
6 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.29%) C#
8 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
9 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.76%) COBOL
10 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.17%) Bourne shell
11 2 (3.17%) Tcl
12 1 (1.59%) Groovy
12 1 (1.59%) Jython
12 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PMO
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Gluster
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) iptables
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (52.38%) Puppet
2 11 (17.46%) Ansible
3 8 (12.70%) Terraform
4 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.76%) Netcool
5 3 (4.76%) Salt
6 2 (3.17%) Cacti
6 2 (3.17%) collectd
6 2 (3.17%) Grafana
6 2 (3.17%) Graphite
6 2 (3.17%) Icinga
6 2 (3.17%) Kibana
6 2 (3.17%) logstash
6 2 (3.17%) Nagios
6 2 (3.17%) Observium
6 2 (3.17%) OpenNMS
6 2 (3.17%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Oracle
2 24 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Hyperion
4 4 (6.35%) Splunk
4 4 (6.35%) Talend
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.76%) Micro Focus
5 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.17%) Huawei
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow