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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 82 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.28% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.88% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
614 456 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.03% 32.02% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 264 183
Average daily rate £325 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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
Nottinghamshire -4 5 £475 - 5
Northamptonshire +7 3 £400 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £275 - 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Apache
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) MySQL
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 6 (24.00%) Zenoss
5 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Solaris
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) AIX
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) iPlanet
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) VLAN
1 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (12.00%) FCoE
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) DTS
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) SQLite
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) PVCS
2 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) Servlets
1 3 (12.00%) CORBA
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) DHTML
3 1 (4.00%) POSIX
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 3 (12.00%) HPUX
6 3 (12.00%) SUSE
7 1 (4.00%) Debian
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
1 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Database Security
7 1 (4.00%) Android Development
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (28.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Korn
6 3 (12.00%) Smalltalk
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) C-shell
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) REXX
8 1 (4.00%) Tcl
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (12.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) Samba
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Zenoss
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) PlateSpin
4 3 (12.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Opsware
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Cognos
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Perforce