The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 41 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.36% 0.17% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 0.66% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £370 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.30% 25.12% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 113
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Unix
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) AIX
5 6 (31.58%) Solaris
5 6 (31.58%) SSL
5 6 (31.58%) BMC
5 6 (31.58%) Control-M
5 6 (31.58%) SSH
5 6 (31.58%) Korn
5 6 (31.58%) Derivative
5 6 (31.58%) SUSE
5 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Data Management
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (21.05%) Fintech
8 3 (15.79%) BigMachines
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) Eloqua
8 3 (15.79%) Mason

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) BigMachines
1 3 (15.79%) Eloqua
2 1 (5.26%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SSH
1 6 (31.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Perl Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Unix Support
3 3 (15.79%) C Developer
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Perl Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) Mason
2 3 (15.79%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.26%) CGI
3 1 (5.26%) Flash
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Derivative
2 4 (21.05%) Fintech
3 3 (15.79%) Equities
3 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) AIX
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 6 (31.58%) SUSE
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Korn
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Apex Code
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (5.26%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) SunGard