Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 34 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 +22
Contract jobs citing Perl 48 52 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.22% 5.82% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 17.28% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 88
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.33% -8.57%
10th Percentile £262 £305 £250
90th Percentile £528 £450 £439
North East median daily rate £370 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.78% -4.00%
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +52.78% -4.00%

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 377 301 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.98% 33.67% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 196 677
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +6.99% -14.87%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.62% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%
10th Percentile £27.75 £21.00 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +75.96%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -17 45 £375 +5.26% 2
Sunderland - 3 £215 -
Perl
North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 43 (89.58%) Python
2 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 42 (87.50%) Puppet
3 41 (85.42%) Bash Shell
3 41 (85.42%) DevOps
4 40 (83.33%) Ansible
4 40 (83.33%) Configuration Management
5 38 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (75.00%) PowerShell
6 36 (75.00%) Splunk
6 36 (75.00%) Java
7 35 (72.92%) Ruby
7 35 (72.92%) High Availability
8 34 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (70.83%) New Relic
8 34 (70.83%) Nagios
9 33 (68.75%) C
9 33 (68.75%) C++
10 32 (66.67%) Datadog
10 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
10 32 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
10 32 (66.67%) Open Source
11 31 (64.58%) Windows
12 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
13 27 (56.25%) Docker
13 27 (56.25%) Terraform
14 24 (50.00%) Packer
14 24 (50.00%) TeamCity
15 23 (47.92%) Test Automation
15 23 (47.92%) Kubernetes

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 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) FileNet
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 38 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (66.67%) Datadog
4 2 (4.17%) Slack
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) GitLab
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Junior
2 6 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (12.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) LAMP
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) DataPower
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Unix
5 5 (10.42%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) DevOps
2 40 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 35 (72.92%) High Availability
4 32 (66.67%) Open Source
5 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (47.92%) BDD
5 23 (47.92%) Test Automation
6 19 (39.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (12.50%) Coaching
8 6 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.17%) Microservices
10 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 2 (4.17%) OO
10 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) Python
2 41 (85.42%) Bash Shell
3 36 (75.00%) Java
3 36 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 35 (72.92%) Ruby
5 33 (68.75%) C
5 33 (68.75%) C++
6 5 (10.42%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Korn
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (87.50%) Puppet
2 40 (83.33%) Ansible
3 34 (70.83%) Nagios
4 27 (56.25%) Terraform
5 24 (50.00%) Packer
6 23 (47.92%) Kubernetes
7 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (4.17%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (4.17%) Grafana
9 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Splunk
2 34 (70.83%) New Relic
3 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Informatica
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Veritas
7 2 (4.17%) Axway
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Siebel
7 2 (4.17%) Sun