The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 76 50 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +50
Contract jobs citing Perl 64 105 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 3.43% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 8.36% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 4
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£419 £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £222 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £29.48 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.52 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £106.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1157 1256 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.24% 41.05% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 787 473
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.11 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Cambridgeshire -35 27 £413 +3.12% 11
Hertfordshire +9 16 £330 +18.38% 9
Essex 0 12 £425 +157.57% 2
Norfolk +11 6 £470 -
Bedfordshire +11 2 £500 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 83 (74.11%) Linux
2 50 (44.64%) Java
3 49 (43.75%) UNIX
4 46 (41.07%) Bash Shell
5 35 (31.25%) Python
6 31 (27.68%) Windows
7 26 (23.21%) IBM
7 26 (23.21%) Ruby
7 26 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (23.21%) Puppet
7 26 (23.21%) DevOps
8 25 (22.32%) Oracle
9 24 (21.43%) SQL
9 24 (21.43%) VMware
9 24 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (19.64%) PHP
11 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 21 (18.75%) Ansible
12 20 (17.86%) Relational Database
12 20 (17.86%) Subversion
13 19 (16.96%) J2EE
14 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 16 (14.29%) WebSphere
15 15 (13.39%) MySQL
15 15 (13.39%) Solaris
15 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
16 14 (12.50%) XML
16 14 (12.50%) HTML
17 13 (11.61%) Red Hat
18 12 (10.71%) C++

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 7 (6.25%) IIS
5 6 (5.36%) JBoss
5 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.46%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.57%) Apache
8 3 (2.68%) CMS
9 2 (1.79%) Node.js
9 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.79%) Kinematics
9 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.79%) SAS
10 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.36%) IaaS
3 5 (4.46%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) LDAP
2 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.04%) Internet
4 8 (7.14%) NAS
5 6 (5.36%) DNS
5 6 (5.36%) SAN
6 5 (4.46%) SSH
6 5 (4.46%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (3.57%) Telnet
8 3 (2.68%) Firewall
8 3 (2.68%) 3G
8 3 (2.68%) 2G
8 3 (2.68%) 4G
9 2 (1.79%) Wireless
9 2 (1.79%) LTE
9 2 (1.79%) Broadband
9 2 (1.79%) 3GPP
9 2 (1.79%) DHCP
9 2 (1.79%) FTP
9 2 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 15 (13.39%) MySQL
3 10 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.14%) DB2
6 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.46%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.46%) Big Data
8 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.79%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Subversion
2 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.04%) JUnit
3 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.25%) Log4j
4 7 (6.25%) Ant
4 7 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (5.36%) JIRA
5 6 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.68%) AccuRev
8 2 (1.79%) Build Forge
8 2 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.79%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.79%) GCC
8 2 (1.79%) Redmine
8 2 (1.79%) Selenium
8 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Automotive
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Designer
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Consultant
11 2 (1.79%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) J2EE
2 14 (12.50%) HTML
2 14 (12.50%) XML
3 12 (10.71%) Struts
3 12 (10.71%) .NET
4 11 (9.82%) JMS
5 10 (8.93%) Web Services
5 10 (8.93%) Ajax
6 8 (7.14%) EJB
6 8 (7.14%) JSP
6 8 (7.14%) Servlets
6 8 (7.14%) SOAP
7 7 (6.25%) XSLT
7 7 (6.25%) XHTML
7 7 (6.25%) JDBC
7 7 (6.25%) JSTL
7 7 (6.25%) XMLBeans
8 6 (5.36%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 6 (5.36%) Middleware
9 5 (4.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.25%) Web 2.0
3 5 (4.46%) Proteomics
3 5 (4.46%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.68%) Statistics
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) VHDL
6 2 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Robotics
6 2 (1.79%) Mechatronics
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.89%) LIMS
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (74.11%) Linux
2 49 (43.75%) UNIX
3 31 (27.68%) Windows
4 15 (13.39%) Solaris
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.14%) HPUX
6 8 (7.14%) SUSE
7 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.89%) Debian
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) DevOps
2 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
2 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.04%) UML
3 9 (8.04%) OO
4 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.25%) RAD
5 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 7 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 7 (6.25%) Content Management
6 6 (5.36%) Bioinformatics
6 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (4.46%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.57%) User Stories
8 4 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 4 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.57%) Information Management
8 4 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) Java
2 46 (41.07%) Bash Shell
3 35 (31.25%) Python
4 26 (23.21%) Ruby
5 24 (21.43%) SQL
6 22 (19.64%) PHP
7 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 15 (13.39%) Shell Script
10 12 (10.71%) C++
11 8 (7.14%) Korn
12 7 (6.25%) XPath
12 7 (6.25%) R
13 6 (5.36%) C-shell
13 6 (5.36%) VB
14 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
14 5 (4.46%) C
14 5 (4.46%) Bourne shell
15 4 (3.57%) C#
15 4 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) PhD
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.82%) vSphere
3 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.25%) vCloud
5 6 (5.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.79%) Firmware
8 2 (1.79%) Samba
8 2 (1.79%) Cygwin
8 2 (1.79%) NFS
9 1 (0.89%) iptables
9 1 (0.89%) Postfix
9 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Puppet
2 24 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (18.75%) Ansible
4 10 (8.93%) Tivoli
5 9 (8.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (2.68%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.79%) logstash
8 2 (1.79%) Kibana
8 2 (1.79%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.79%) Graphite
9 1 (0.89%) WSUS
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) IBM
2 25 (22.32%) Oracle
3 24 (21.43%) VMware
4 13 (11.61%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.25%) ATG
5 7 (6.25%) Interwoven
5 7 (6.25%) Blue Martini
5 7 (6.25%) Elastic Path
6 6 (5.36%) Sun
7 5 (4.46%) HP
7 5 (4.46%) EMC
7 5 (4.46%) Cisco
7 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.79%) BMC
8 2 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (0.89%) Sencha
9 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.89%) Perforce
9 1 (0.89%) Huawei
9 1 (0.89%) Atlassian