The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 38 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.78% 1.09% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 4.29% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
120 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.01% 25.55% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 39 69
Average daily rate £320 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -29.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Perl
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Nagios
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Nagios
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef