The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Canary Wharf 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 20 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.96% 1.96% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.11% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £700 £404 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.37% -26.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 137 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.60% 38.38% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 108 147
Average daily rate £625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
London

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Derivative
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Perforce
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) CGI
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Release Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Build Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Wiki
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) ION Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase