The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 86 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.38% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 0.98% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
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£363 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -9.93%
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
533 610 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.95% 38.36% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 361 202
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £388 +22.04%
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
5 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
9 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) CollabNet
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 2 (9.09%) Groovy
10 2 (9.09%) CentOS
10 2 (9.09%) PHP4
10 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Zend
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 2 (9.09%) QA
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DVB
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Perl Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) CPAN
2 1 (4.55%) XHTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2SE
2 1 (4.55%) CGI
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) MPEG
1 1 (4.55%) IPTV
1 1 (4.55%) STB
1 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Database Theory
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Groovy
5 2 (9.09%) PHP4
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Tcl
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) CollabNet
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Sun
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Open Text
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian