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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 55 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 108 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.50% 0.98% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.56% 2.48% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 5 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £254 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £311 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £34.63 £38.75 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -2.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.59 £25.50 £32.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.25 £45.00 £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
1262 927 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.95% 39.51% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 473 627
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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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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 +40 73 £400 +49.53% 32
Hertfordshire -12 17 £345 - 13
Essex +4 15 £338 +3.84% 2
Bedfordshire -16 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 85 (51.20%) Linux
2 72 (43.37%) Oracle
3 63 (37.95%) SQL
4 57 (34.34%) UNIX
5 49 (29.52%) XML
6 46 (27.71%) PHP
7 39 (23.49%) PowerShell
8 38 (22.89%) XSLT
9 37 (22.29%) Tcl
10 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (21.08%) HTML
12 34 (20.48%) Java
13 31 (18.67%) Open Source
14 28 (16.87%) Finance
15 25 (15.06%) jQuery
15 25 (15.06%) JavaScript
15 25 (15.06%) Ant
15 25 (15.06%) CSS
15 25 (15.06%) HTML5
16 24 (14.46%) CSS3
16 24 (14.46%) PL/SQL
17 23 (13.86%) MS Exchange
17 23 (13.86%) OAuth
17 23 (13.86%) Bash Shell
17 23 (13.86%) OpenID
17 23 (13.86%) OpenSSO
18 22 (13.25%) Python
19 21 (12.65%) J2EE
19 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
19 21 (12.65%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.05%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.84%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.23%) Apache
5 5 (3.01%) CMS
6 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.81%) Node.js
7 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Tridion
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) SMTP
2 17 (10.24%) NAS
3 12 (7.23%) DHCP
4 11 (6.63%) Firewall
5 10 (6.02%) SAN
6 9 (5.42%) Wireless
6 9 (5.42%) Broadband
6 9 (5.42%) HTTP
7 8 (4.82%) FTP
7 8 (4.82%) Internet
7 8 (4.82%) Telnet
8 5 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.41%) DNS
9 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.81%) VRRP
11 2 (1.20%) VPN
11 2 (1.20%) SNMP
11 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.60%) DECT
12 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) MySQL
2 12 (7.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.20%) DB2
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (15.06%) Ant
2 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.43%) Selenium
4 10 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.42%) Subversion
5 9 (5.42%) JUnit
6 8 (4.82%) JIRA
7 6 (3.61%) Trac
7 6 (3.61%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.61%) Redmine
8 4 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (1.20%) Log4j
11 1 (0.60%) Maven
11 1 (0.60%) Robotium
11 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.81%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (43.98%) Developer
2 20 (12.05%) Author
2 20 (12.05%) Technical Author
3 14 (8.43%) Web Developer
4 11 (6.63%) Architect
5 10 (6.02%) PHP Developer
5 10 (6.02%) Java Architect
6 9 (5.42%) Analyst
7 7 (4.22%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) Software Project Leader
8 6 (3.61%) Technical Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Project Leader
8 6 (3.61%) Consultant
8 6 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.01%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.01%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.01%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.52%) XML
2 38 (22.89%) XSLT
3 35 (21.08%) HTML
4 25 (15.06%) CSS
4 25 (15.06%) HTML5
4 25 (15.06%) jQuery
5 24 (14.46%) CSS3
6 23 (13.86%) OAuth
6 23 (13.86%) OpenID
7 21 (12.65%) J2EE
8 19 (11.45%) .NET
8 19 (11.45%) J2SE
9 11 (6.63%) LAMP
10 9 (5.42%) CGI
10 9 (5.42%) Ajax
11 8 (4.82%) JDBC
11 8 (4.82%) JSP
11 8 (4.82%) Servlets
12 6 (3.61%) DHTML
12 6 (3.61%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.67%) Open Source
2 11 (6.63%) Replication
2 11 (6.63%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.42%) Firmware
3 9 (5.42%) Clustering
4 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.61%) Life Science
6 6 (3.61%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.61%) Biology
7 4 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.81%) STB
8 3 (1.81%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.20%) Linux
2 57 (34.34%) UNIX
3 20 (12.05%) Solaris
4 18 (10.84%) Oracle Linux
5 17 (10.24%) Windows
6 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.01%) SUSE
7 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.81%) HPUX
9 2 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Android
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.65%) Multithreading
3 20 (12.05%) UML
4 14 (8.43%) Scrum
5 11 (6.63%) OO
5 11 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.02%) Unit Testing
6 10 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.02%) Migration
6 10 (6.02%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.82%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (4.22%) Content Management
9 7 (4.22%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.22%) Test Automation
9 7 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.61%) Functional Testing
10 6 (3.61%) Line Management
10 6 (3.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.95%) SQL
2 46 (27.71%) PHP
3 39 (23.49%) PowerShell
4 37 (22.29%) Tcl
5 34 (20.48%) Java
6 25 (15.06%) JavaScript
7 24 (14.46%) PL/SQL
8 23 (13.86%) Bash Shell
9 22 (13.25%) Python
10 15 (9.04%) Ruby
11 11 (6.63%) VB.NET
11 11 (6.63%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.22%) C
13 6 (3.61%) C++
13 6 (3.61%) Korn
14 4 (2.41%) VB
15 2 (1.20%) XPath
15 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.60%) VBScript
16 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) RHCE
3 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) OCP
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
1 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.41%) Xen
4 3 (1.81%) vSphere
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) VMFS
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) OpenSSO
2 8 (4.82%) Puppet
3 6 (3.61%) Nagios
4 5 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (3.01%) SCOM
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.81%) SCCM
6 3 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.60%) OpenView
8 1 (0.60%) Netcool
Vendors
1 72 (43.37%) Oracle
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.84%) Sun
3 18 (10.84%) Atlassian
4 14 (8.43%) VMware
5 10 (6.02%) IBM
6 8 (4.82%) Sybase
7 7 (4.22%) HP
8 5 (3.01%) EMC
8 5 (3.01%) NetApp
9 4 (2.41%) CommVault
9 4 (2.41%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.81%) Tripwire
10 3 (1.81%) Splunk
10 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.81%) McAfee
10 3 (1.81%) Intel
10 3 (1.81%) SAP
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco
11 2 (1.20%) ATG
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