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 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 79 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.68% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.94% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £362 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
457 567 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.59% 35.09% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 274 192
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.40 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £51.05
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Northamptonshire - 4 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +15 1 - - 1
Derbyshire -1 1 £375 -11.50%
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) MPEG
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Tcl
5 2 (14.29%) DVB
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DVB
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Perl Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Perl Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 1 (7.14%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2SE
2 1 (7.14%) CGI
2 1 (7.14%) CPAN
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) MPEG
1 2 (14.29%) STB
1 2 (14.29%) IPTV
1 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP5
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
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