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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 76 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £413 £203 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.20% -49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
541 467 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 33.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 253 285
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Derbyshire - 12 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £425 +21.42% 5
Leicestershire -9 2 £360 +79.87% 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £625 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (80.00%) Oracle
1 24 (80.00%) Unix
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 20 (66.67%) Solaris
4 20 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) High Availability
5 19 (63.33%) Sun
6 18 (60.00%) SAN
6 18 (60.00%) Veritas
6 18 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 18 (60.00%) Veritas File System
6 18 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 18 (60.00%) Software Packaging
6 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (60.00%) Korn
6 18 (60.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
7 17 (56.67%) HP
8 16 (53.33%) Opsware
9 14 (46.67%) Degree
10 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Python
11 7 (23.33%) SQL
11 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
12 6 (20.00%) .NET

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) iPlanet
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.33%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Security Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Software Packaging
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) DHTML
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (3.33%) POSIX
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Unix
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 20 (66.67%) Solaris
4 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (60.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) High Availability
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) BDD
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Kanban
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 20 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 18 (60.00%) Korn
4 7 (23.33%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) Clojure
9 1 (3.33%) Haskell
9 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (60.00%) Veritas File System
1 18 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Oracle
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Sun
4 18 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 18 (60.00%) Veritas
5 17 (56.67%) HP
6 16 (53.33%) Opsware
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Axway
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Metastorm