Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 February 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 83
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 38 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.82% 3.92% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.66% 9.52% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 17
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £348 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +8.59% -11.72%
10th Percentile £275 £302 £281
90th Percentile £665 £444 £405
North East median daily rate £398 £343 £320
% change year-on-year +16.06% +7.03% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £53.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.42% -
North East median hourly rate - £53.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +24.42% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 326 809 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.80% 41.23% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 603 394
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £394 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £275
90th Percentile £550 £524 £540
North East median daily rate £380 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +7.04% -5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +92.31% -32.17%
10th Percentile £24.60 £13.68 £13.63
90th Percentile £37.25 £55.25 £28.60
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +92.31% -29.09%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 38 £400 +15.11% 2
Perl
North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Perl.

1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Oracle
3 20 (52.63%) DevOps
4 19 (50.00%) Unix
4 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 19 (50.00%) Python
5 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 17 (44.74%) Solaris
7 16 (42.11%) Sun
7 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (42.11%) Korn
8 15 (39.47%) Puppet
9 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
9 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
10 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.68%) HP
11 9 (23.68%) Veritas
11 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
11 9 (23.68%) SAP
11 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
11 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
11 9 (23.68%) Samba
11 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
11 9 (23.68%) Docker
11 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
12 8 (21.05%) JBoss
12 8 (21.05%) Shell Script

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
1 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Confluence
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) FileNet
5 1 (2.63%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Datadog
3 2 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) X.500
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) WinSCP
5 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) FCoE
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SAP HANA
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.26%) GitLab
6 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Head of Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Head of DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Solaris
4 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.42%) AIX
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.79%) HPUX
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) ERP
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Microservices
5 4 (10.53%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 16 (42.11%) Korn
3 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.53%) C-shell
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (23.68%) Docker
2 9 (23.68%) Samba
3 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) Firmware
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) Terraform
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.89%) PureDisk
4 3 (7.89%) Simpana
4 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) Packer
5 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.63%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Sun
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 9 (23.68%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) SAP
4 9 (23.68%) Veritas
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) arcserve
7 3 (7.89%) Brocade
7 3 (7.89%) CA
7 3 (7.89%) CommVault
7 3 (7.89%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Capita
8 2 (5.26%) New Relic
8 2 (5.26%) Splunk
9 1 (2.63%) Informatica