Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 155 202
Rank change year-on-year -14 +47 -40
Contract jobs citing Perl 49 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.84% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.15% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 18
North West median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +26.67%
10th Percentile £319 £301 £368
90th Percentile £650 £650 £533
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +25.71% +75.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 2,603 2,235 2,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.62% 38.97% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,781 1,508 1,775
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 100 66
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +37.87% -21.59%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.63
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £44.88
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Lancashire -3 17 £500 +60.00% 2
Manchester -22 17 £463 -2.63% 18
Cheshire -7 13 £363 -32.56% 2
Perl
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 42 (85.71%) Python
2 36 (73.47%) Linux
3 28 (57.14%) Puppet
3 28 (57.14%) DevOps
4 26 (53.06%) Ruby
5 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
6 24 (48.98%) Oracle
7 23 (46.94%) Shell Script
8 22 (44.90%) Unix
9 21 (42.86%) Windows
10 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (38.78%) VMware
10 19 (38.78%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (36.73%) Middleware
12 15 (30.61%) Tuxedo
12 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
13 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (26.53%) Java
14 12 (24.49%) Artifactory
14 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
15 11 (22.45%) Ansible
16 10 (20.41%) Docker
16 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
16 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
16 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
17 9 (18.37%) XML
18 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (30.61%) Tuxedo
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) TPMS
3 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.16%) GitHub
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (6.12%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.08%) Serverless
6 2 (4.08%) Slack
7 1 (2.04%) PaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) SNMP
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) BGP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) IPFIX
2 2 (4.08%) Junos
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
2 2 (4.08%) MRTG
2 2 (4.08%) OSPF
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
2 2 (4.08%) TACACS
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) AMQP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) MQTT
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (6.12%) IDMS
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) SQLite
6 1 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.04%) Redis
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.49%) Artifactory
2 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Robot Framework
4 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) GoCD
5 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Data Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Middleware
2 9 (18.37%) XML
3 7 (14.29%) JSON
4 5 (10.20%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) Node.js
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) Ajax
5 3 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (4.08%) EJB
6 2 (4.08%) J2EE
6 2 (4.08%) Java EE
6 2 (4.08%) Java SE
6 2 (4.08%) JDBC
6 2 (4.08%) JSP
6 2 (4.08%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) Servlets
6 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) Swing
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Unix
3 21 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.20%) CentOS
6 5 (10.20%) Debian
6 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.12%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) VME
8 2 (4.08%) AIX
8 2 (4.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) DevOps
2 25 (51.02%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (38.78%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
7 5 (10.20%) Microservices
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (8.16%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Release Management
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Python
2 26 (53.06%) Ruby
3 25 (51.02%) SQL
4 23 (46.94%) Shell Script
5 13 (26.53%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.12%) COBOL
10 3 (6.12%) PHP
11 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
11 2 (4.08%) Jython
11 2 (4.08%) Tcl
12 1 (2.04%) Go
12 1 (2.04%) Groovy
12 1 (2.04%) Korn
12 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) KVM
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Gluster
3 1 (2.04%) iptables
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (57.14%) Puppet
2 11 (22.45%) Ansible
3 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (14.29%) Terraform
5 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.12%) Netcool
6 3 (6.12%) Salt
7 2 (4.08%) Cacti
7 2 (4.08%) collectd
7 2 (4.08%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.08%) Grafana
7 2 (4.08%) Graphite
7 2 (4.08%) Icinga
7 2 (4.08%) Kibana
7 2 (4.08%) logstash
7 2 (4.08%) Nagios
7 2 (4.08%) Observium
7 2 (4.08%) OpenNMS
7 2 (4.08%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Oracle
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Hyperion
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.16%) Splunk
4 4 (8.16%) Talend
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Fujitsu
5 3 (6.12%) Micro Focus
6 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.08%) Huawei
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.04%) Capita
7 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow