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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 42
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 2.14% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.54% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 5
Median daily rate - £295 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% +2.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 247 271 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.37% 38.71% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 173 143
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Tyne and Wear

Perl
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Perl.

1 54 (90.00%) Linux
2 53 (88.33%) Unix
3 49 (81.67%) SQL
4 46 (76.67%) Windows
5 33 (55.00%) HP
6 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
7 30 (50.00%) VB
8 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
8 29 (48.33%) Shell Script
9 28 (46.67%) Java
10 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
11 23 (38.33%) AIX
12 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
13 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (35.00%) Change Control
13 21 (35.00%) IBM
13 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
14 19 (31.67%) Tivoli
15 18 (30.00%) LDAP
15 18 (30.00%) Oracle
15 18 (30.00%) ITIL
16 17 (28.33%) HP SiteScope
17 16 (26.67%) Server Monitoring
17 16 (26.67%) DevOps
17 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
17 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
18 15 (25.00%) CA
18 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 15 (25.00%) JBoss

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 15 (25.00%) JBoss
1 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (8.33%) FileNet
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.67%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) IaaS
1 5 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 5 (8.33%) PaaS
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (30.00%) LDAP
3 11 (18.33%) SSL
4 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (13.33%) SSH
5 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) SAN
7 1 (1.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Product Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Products Support Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Mainframe Support
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Technologist
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Software Packaging
2 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (8.33%) DataPower
5 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (90.00%) Linux
2 53 (88.33%) Unix
3 46 (76.67%) Windows
4 31 (51.67%) Windows Server
5 23 (38.33%) AIX
6 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (20.00%) Solaris
8 11 (18.33%) zOS
9 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (5.00%) MVS
11 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (3.33%) VME
13 1 (1.67%) OS/390
13 1 (1.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Change Control
2 18 (30.00%) ITIL
3 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (26.67%) DevOps
3 16 (26.67%) Server Monitoring
4 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (23.33%) Change Management
6 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.33%) OO
7 10 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 10 (16.67%) Workflow
8 9 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Data Management
10 5 (8.33%) Open Source
11 4 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) VB
3 29 (48.33%) Shell Script
4 28 (46.67%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) Korn
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (8.33%) C
8 3 (5.00%) VBScript
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (13.33%) NFS
4 5 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Tivoli
2 17 (28.33%) HP SiteScope
3 15 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (20.00%) Puppet
5 8 (13.33%) Control-M
6 5 (8.33%) Forum Sentry
7 3 (5.00%) MOM
8 2 (3.33%) SCOM
9 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.67%) PureDisk
9 1 (1.67%) Simpana
9 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) HP
2 21 (35.00%) IBM
2 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) CA
5 12 (20.00%) Sun
6 7 (11.67%) Axway
6 7 (11.67%) Informatica
6 7 (11.67%) Siebel
7 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.67%) BMC
9 1 (1.67%) Brocade
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) CommVault
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas