Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 45 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 28 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.66% 5.39% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.12% 13.78% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 21
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £305 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.44% -2.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £226 £267 £300
90th Percentile £485 £530 £450
North East median daily rate £305 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -16.44% -2.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £55.00
North East median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 307 421 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.18% 39.13% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 315 240
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £285
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -17.65% +46.55%
10th Percentile £25.35 £30.30 £11.73
90th Percentile £57.30 £42.25 £49.98
North East median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +27.14% -16.67% +46.09%

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 +3 25 £310 -15.07% 2
Sunderland - 3 £228 -
Perl
North East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 19 (67.86%) SQL
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Oracle
4 13 (46.43%) C
5 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
5 12 (42.86%) ProC
5 12 (42.86%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Korn
6 11 (39.29%) Solaris
6 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (39.29%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (28.57%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 8 (28.57%) Banking
10 7 (25.00%) Ruby
10 7 (25.00%) DevOps
11 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 6 (21.43%) JIRA
11 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
11 6 (21.43%) PHP
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) JUnit
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Akamai
2 1 (3.57%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (3.57%) Datadog
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) ProC
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) JUnit
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
4 5 (17.86%) TestNG
5 4 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Perl Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) VME
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.71%) High Availability
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
10 3 (10.71%) Server Management
11 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) C
3 12 (42.86%) Korn
3 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (28.57%) Python
6 7 (25.00%) Ruby
7 6 (21.43%) PHP
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) Scala
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) COBOL
9 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Packer
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk