The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 17 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.02% 2.34% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 6.12% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £700 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +73.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £700 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +77.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 49 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.11% 38.28% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 120
Average daily rate £525 £613 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £369 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) UniData
4 3 (37.50%) UniBasic
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) SunGard
4 3 (37.50%) Global One
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Informix
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) DB2
5 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Moose
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) UniData
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Informix
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Moose
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) UniBasic
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Jython
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SunGard
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft