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 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 97 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 32 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.12% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 2.95% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £255 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £46.75 £33.24 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.66% +20.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £28.22 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £38.25 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
939 1153 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.97% 37.93% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 626 455
Average daily rate £368 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 77 84
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.00 £23.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 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
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 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 +9 13 £363 +7.40% 5
Essex +13 11 £275 +66.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -16 6 £288 -23.33% 22
Suffolk - 2 £420 - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 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 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) XML
3 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 23 (38.33%) PowerShell
4 20 (33.33%) Oracle
5 17 (28.33%) Java
5 17 (28.33%) Ant
6 15 (25.00%) Python
6 15 (25.00%) IBM
7 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
8 13 (21.67%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Windows
9 12 (20.00%) VMware
10 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
10 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
11 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.67%) FrameMaker
11 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (13.33%) Ruby
13 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
13 8 (13.33%) vSphere
13 8 (13.33%) J2EE
13 8 (13.33%) C++
13 8 (13.33%) Struts
14 7 (11.67%) HTML
14 7 (11.67%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (18.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (8.33%) JBoss
4 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.67%) Apache
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.67%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.33%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) FrameMaker
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) Telnet
3 4 (6.67%) 4G
3 4 (6.67%) LTE
3 4 (6.67%) 2G
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) 3GPP
3 4 (6.67%) 3G
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
4 3 (5.00%) FTP
4 3 (5.00%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) Wireless
4 3 (5.00%) Broadband
4 3 (5.00%) LDAP
4 3 (5.00%) NAS
4 3 (5.00%) SSH
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) DB2
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Ant
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 6 (10.00%) JIRA
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
3 4 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) AccuRev
4 3 (5.00%) Redmine
4 3 (5.00%) Trac
4 3 (5.00%) Log4j
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Author
2 10 (16.67%) Technical Author
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) J2EE
2 8 (13.33%) Struts
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) XSLT
3 7 (11.67%) JMS
4 6 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) Ajax
6 4 (6.67%) XSL
6 4 (6.67%) EJB
6 4 (6.67%) JSP
6 4 (6.67%) Servlets
6 4 (6.67%) Middleware
7 3 (5.00%) JDBC
7 3 (5.00%) XHTML
7 3 (5.00%) JSTL
7 3 (5.00%) XMLBeans
8 2 (3.33%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Informatics
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 12 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (10.00%) Solaris
5 4 (6.67%) AIX
5 4 (6.67%) HPUX
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Debian
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) Content Management
3 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.33%) OO
4 5 (8.33%) DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.67%) UML
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) RAD
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (3.33%) Information Management
7 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.33%) Validation
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) PowerShell
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) Python
4 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
5 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) Ruby
7 8 (13.33%) C++
8 6 (10.00%) Korn
9 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.33%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) PHP
10 4 (6.67%) C
11 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (5.00%) Bourne shell
11 3 (5.00%) C-shell
11 3 (5.00%) XPath
12 1 (1.67%) VBScript
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.33%) vSphere
3 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.67%) vCloud
5 3 (5.00%) Firmware
5 3 (5.00%) SRDF
5 3 (5.00%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.67%) Samba
7 1 (1.67%) Postfix
7 1 (1.67%) iptables
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) IBM
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) EMC
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Sun
5 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Interwoven
6 3 (5.00%) Elastic Path
6 3 (5.00%) Blue Martini
6 3 (5.00%) ATG
7 2 (3.33%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.67%) Nortel
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Perforce
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