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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 95 93 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 42 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 1.51% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 4.10% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £219 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £44.00 £26.97 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.14% -6.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £26.97 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £26.97 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
968 1074 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.28% 36.76% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 614 469
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 93
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Hertfordshire +4 15 £363 +3.57% 5
Essex +9 11 £275 +66.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -20 10 £319 -15.00% 24
Suffolk +11 4 £416 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Norfolk +1 1 £410 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) UNIX
3 23 (35.38%) Java
4 22 (33.85%) XML
5 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
6 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 20 (30.77%) Oracle
7 17 (26.15%) Python
8 16 (24.62%) IBM
9 15 (23.08%) Ant
10 13 (20.00%) Windows
10 13 (20.00%) VMware
11 12 (18.46%) Ruby
11 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (18.46%) SQL
11 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
12 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
12 11 (16.92%) Finance
12 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
13 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.38%) DevOps
14 9 (13.85%) Puppet
14 9 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (13.85%) Struts
14 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 9 (13.85%) J2EE
14 9 (13.85%) PHP
14 9 (13.85%) Solaris
15 8 (12.31%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) JBoss
4 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.15%) CMS
5 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
5 4 (6.15%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) FrameMaker
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (4.62%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
1 5 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (6.15%) Telnet
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) 3G
3 3 (4.62%) 2G
3 3 (4.62%) SSH
3 3 (4.62%) LTE
3 3 (4.62%) LDAP
3 3 (4.62%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.62%) 4G
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
4 2 (3.08%) Broadband
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) FTP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) SNMP
4 2 (3.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) DB2
4 5 (7.69%) MySQL
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Ant
2 7 (10.77%) JUnit
3 6 (9.23%) Subversion
4 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.15%) Log4j
6 3 (4.62%) AccuRev
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.08%) Redmine
7 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.08%) Trac
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Author
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Author
3 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.15%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.08%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) Struts
2 9 (13.85%) J2EE
3 8 (12.31%) XSLT
3 8 (12.31%) JMS
4 6 (9.23%) Web Services
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
5 5 (7.69%) .NET
5 5 (7.69%) EJB
5 5 (7.69%) JSP
5 5 (7.69%) Servlets
5 5 (7.69%) SOAP
6 4 (6.15%) JDBC
6 4 (6.15%) XSL
6 4 (6.15%) XHTML
6 4 (6.15%) Middleware
6 4 (6.15%) XMLBeans
6 4 (6.15%) Ajax
6 4 (6.15%) JSTL
7 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Replication
1 4 (6.15%) Web 2.0
1 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) UNIX
3 13 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (13.85%) Solaris
5 5 (7.69%) HPUX
6 4 (6.15%) AIX
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) Content Management
4 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.69%) UML
6 5 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) RAD
7 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) Information Management
8 3 (4.62%) High Availability
8 3 (4.62%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.62%) User Stories
8 3 (4.62%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.08%) Use Case
9 2 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
3 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 17 (26.15%) Python
5 12 (18.46%) Ruby
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
6 9 (13.85%) PHP
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.31%) C++
8 7 (10.77%) Korn
9 4 (6.15%) XPath
9 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.15%) C
9 4 (6.15%) C#
9 4 (6.15%) C-shell
10 3 (4.62%) Bourne shell
11 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.54%) AWK
12 1 (1.54%) Scala
12 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.31%) vSphere
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.15%) vCloud
5 3 (4.62%) SRDF
5 3 (4.62%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.08%) NFS
6 2 (3.08%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.54%) Postfix
7 1 (1.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Puppet
1 9 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.77%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) IBM
3 13 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.23%) EMC
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco
7 4 (6.15%) Sun
7 4 (6.15%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) ATG
7 4 (6.15%) Interwoven
7 4 (6.15%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.15%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) Elastic Path
8 2 (3.08%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.08%) BMC
8 2 (3.08%) Perforce
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.54%) Intel
9 1 (1.54%) Adobe
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