Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 91 55
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36 +11
Contract jobs citing Perl 55 4 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.15% 0.41% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.55% 1.09% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 70
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +45.16% +11.46%
10th Percentile £272 £380 £246
90th Percentile £534 £482 £350
North East median daily rate £365 £463 £310
% change year-on-year -21.08% +49.19% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.78% -
North East median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +52.78% -

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 406 367 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.01% 37.95% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 241 492
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -3.35%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £256
90th Percentile £538 £524 £512
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.87% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 28
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +41.99% -8.33%
10th Percentile £30.30 £12.58 £19.88
90th Percentile £42.25 £48.55 £36.62
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year -12.50% +39.74% +67.67%

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 June 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 June 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 +44 55 £365 -18.89% 5
Perl
North East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 52 (94.55%) Linux
2 43 (78.18%) Puppet
3 42 (76.36%) DevOps
4 40 (72.73%) Python
5 39 (70.91%) Configuration Management
6 38 (69.09%) Windows
6 38 (69.09%) Java
7 37 (67.27%) Ansible
8 35 (63.64%) Bash Shell
8 35 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (60.00%) Ruby
10 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (58.18%) Splunk
10 32 (58.18%) Nagios
10 32 (58.18%) New Relic
11 31 (56.36%) Datadog
11 31 (56.36%) C
11 31 (56.36%) C++
11 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
12 30 (54.55%) Open Source
12 30 (54.55%) High Availability
12 30 (54.55%) Data Centre
13 28 (50.91%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
15 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (45.45%) Jenkins
16 25 (45.45%) Terraform
16 25 (45.45%) Docker
17 23 (41.82%) Packer
17 23 (41.82%) TeamCity

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 6 (10.91%) FileNet
1 6 (10.91%) JBoss
1 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
1 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
1 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 35 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (56.36%) Datadog
4 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (10.91%) Network Security
1 6 (10.91%) SSL
2 5 (9.09%) X.500
3 3 (5.45%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.45%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 23 (41.82%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Junior
4 5 (9.09%) Junior DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.91%) LDAP
2 6 (10.91%) Software Packaging
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.91%) DataPower
5 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (94.55%) Linux
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Unix
4 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (21.82%) Solaris
6 10 (18.18%) AIX
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
8 6 (10.91%) HPUX
9 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) DevOps
2 39 (70.91%) Configuration Management
3 30 (54.55%) High Availability
3 30 (54.55%) Open Source
4 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) BDD
5 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (10.91%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (10.91%) OO
9 6 (10.91%) Workflow
10 5 (9.09%) Coaching
10 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.27%) Change Control
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.45%) Time Management
12 3 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) Python
2 38 (69.09%) Java
3 35 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 33 (60.00%) Ruby
5 31 (56.36%) C
5 31 (56.36%) C++
5 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) Samba
3 3 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (78.18%) Puppet
2 37 (67.27%) Ansible
3 32 (58.18%) Nagios
4 25 (45.45%) Terraform
5 23 (41.82%) Packer
6 22 (40.00%) Kubernetes
7 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (10.91%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
9 3 (5.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
9 3 (5.45%) PureDisk
9 3 (5.45%) Simpana
9 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) New Relic
1 32 (58.18%) Splunk
2 15 (27.27%) Sun
3 12 (21.82%) HP
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.36%) IBM
6 6 (10.91%) Axway
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco
6 6 (10.91%) Informatica
6 6 (10.91%) Siebel
6 6 (10.91%) Veritas
7 3 (5.45%) arcserve
7 3 (5.45%) Brocade
7 3 (5.45%) CA
7 3 (5.45%) CommVault
7 3 (5.45%) EMC
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) NetApp
7 3 (5.45%) Symantec