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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 96 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.46% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.69% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £27.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +71.06%
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
842 1030 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.34% 39.60% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 565 491
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 57
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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
Cambridgeshire -8 12 £400 +6.66% 25
Hertfordshire -2 5 £650 +136.36% 4
Norfolk -4 2 £350 - 1
Essex +4 1 £210 -26.95% 7
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
3 21 (32.81%) XML
4 18 (28.13%) UNIX
4 18 (28.13%) Ant
5 17 (26.56%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) Oracle
7 15 (23.44%) C++
7 15 (23.44%) Python
8 12 (18.75%) C
9 10 (15.63%) FrameMaker
10 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.06%) .NET
10 9 (14.06%) Windows
10 9 (14.06%) XSLT
10 9 (14.06%) Ruby
11 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.94%) HTML
12 7 (10.94%) Java
12 7 (10.94%) Web Development
12 7 (10.94%) Degree
12 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
13 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
13 6 (9.38%) Informatics
13 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
13 6 (9.38%) PHP
13 6 (9.38%) XSL
13 6 (9.38%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) FrameMaker
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
1 1 (1.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.69%) 4G
2 3 (4.69%) 3GPP
2 3 (4.69%) 3G
2 3 (4.69%) 2G
2 3 (4.69%) LTE
3 2 (3.13%) NAS
3 2 (3.13%) Telnet
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 2 (3.13%) Broadband
3 2 (3.13%) DHCP
3 2 (3.13%) FTP
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (3.13%) SNMP
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) DECT
4 1 (1.56%) SMTP
4 1 (1.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Ant
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.13%) Maven
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Trac
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) Redmine
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Author
2 13 (20.31%) Technical Author
3 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) SCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) XSLT
3 7 (10.94%) HTML
4 6 (9.38%) XSL
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (4.69%) LAMP
5 3 (4.69%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) CSS3
7 1 (1.56%) MCollective
7 1 (1.56%) Catalyst
7 1 (1.56%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (1.56%) Moose
7 1 (1.56%) OAuth
7 1 (1.56%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Informatics
1 6 (9.38%) Replication
1 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
2 5 (7.81%) Statistics
2 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) STB
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) UNIX
3 9 (14.06%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.94%) Web Development
4 6 (9.38%) Content Management
4 6 (9.38%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (7.81%) DNA
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.69%) High Availability
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) C++
3 15 (23.44%) Python
4 12 (18.75%) C
5 9 (14.06%) Ruby
6 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.94%) Java
8 6 (9.38%) PHP
8 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.81%) Korn
9 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (6.25%) C#
10 4 (6.25%) Tcl
11 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.56%) TTCN
12 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) VCP4
2 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.69%) SRDF
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.69%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (1.56%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) EMC
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) NetApp
4 3 (4.69%) Tripwire
4 3 (4.69%) McAfee
4 3 (4.69%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.13%) Huawei
5 2 (3.13%) Nortel
5 2 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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