The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 46 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.20% 1.05% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 3.47% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£278 £450 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £513 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
216 173 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.63% 30.19% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 96 124
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £175.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
West Midlands

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 21 (58.33%) UNIX
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) MySQL
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) Control-M
5 10 (27.78%) VBA
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 6 (16.67%) Clustering
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Firewall
9 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 6 (16.67%) Tcl
9 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) CCNP
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Juniper
9 6 (16.67%) SMTP
9 6 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 6 (16.67%) IMAP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) SMTP
1 6 (16.67%) IMAP
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) OSPF
2 5 (13.89%) BGP
3 4 (11.11%) LTE
4 3 (8.33%) Junos
4 3 (8.33%) 4G
5 2 (5.56%) 2G
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) Extranet
5 2 (5.56%) 3G
6 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Informix
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Database Developer
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX Developer
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX Scripting Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) OSS Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) JSP
2 5 (13.89%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) CGI
2 5 (13.89%) Ajax
3 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) XHTML
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) UNIX
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) VBA
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) Tcl
5 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CCNP
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CCSA
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco
1 6 (16.67%) Juniper
1 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 5 (13.89%) Lotus
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) Sony
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Posted: 3 days ago
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