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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 91 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 51 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 3.67% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 16
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£340 £425 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £750 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £31.53 £45.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.94% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +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
1110 1008 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.76% 41.09% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 523 634
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 109 105
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £15.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
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 24 November 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
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 24 November 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 -11 31 £340 -20.00% 23
Hertfordshire +2 12 £400 - 3
Essex -4 6 £338 +3.84% 2
Bedfordshire -16 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £200 - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 75 (49.02%) Linux
2 58 (37.91%) Oracle
3 55 (35.95%) SQL
4 50 (32.68%) XML
5 47 (30.72%) UNIX
6 38 (24.84%) XSLT
6 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
7 34 (22.22%) PHP
8 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (18.95%) Java
10 27 (17.65%) Ant
11 26 (16.99%) Tcl
12 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
12 25 (16.34%) HTML
13 24 (15.69%) PL/SQL
14 21 (13.73%) Python
15 20 (13.07%) Finance
15 20 (13.07%) Open Source
16 19 (12.42%) Git (software)
16 19 (12.42%) MySQL
17 18 (11.76%) .NET
18 17 (11.11%) Windows
18 17 (11.11%) Degree
19 16 (10.46%) Ruby
19 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
19 16 (10.46%) CSS
20 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
20 15 (9.80%) jQuery
20 15 (9.80%) Multithreading
20 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.15%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.88%) Apache
3 9 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.92%) CMS
5 3 (1.96%) Node.js
5 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.31%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) FrameMaker
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) NAS
2 11 (7.19%) Firewall
2 11 (7.19%) DHCP
3 9 (5.88%) SMTP
3 9 (5.88%) Broadband
3 9 (5.88%) HTTP
3 9 (5.88%) Wireless
4 8 (5.23%) FTP
4 8 (5.23%) Telnet
5 6 (3.92%) SAN
6 5 (3.27%) Internet
7 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.96%) VRRP
8 3 (1.96%) DNS
9 2 (1.31%) 2G
9 2 (1.31%) 4G
9 2 (1.31%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.31%) LTE
9 2 (1.31%) VPN
9 2 (1.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) MySQL
2 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Ant
2 19 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.15%) Selenium
4 9 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.23%) Subversion
6 7 (4.58%) JIRA
7 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (3.27%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.27%) Redmine
8 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.27%) Trac
9 4 (2.61%) JUnit
10 2 (1.31%) Maven
11 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.96%) Advertising
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (43.79%) Developer
2 23 (15.03%) Author
2 23 (15.03%) Technical Author
3 12 (7.84%) Web Developer
4 11 (7.19%) PHP Developer
5 8 (5.23%) Software Developer
6 7 (4.58%) Architect
6 7 (4.58%) Design Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Java Architect
7 6 (3.92%) Software Project Leader
7 6 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Project Leader
8 5 (3.27%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Technical Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.68%) XML
2 38 (24.84%) XSLT
3 25 (16.34%) HTML
4 18 (11.76%) .NET
5 16 (10.46%) CSS
6 15 (9.80%) jQuery
7 14 (9.15%) HTML5
7 14 (9.15%) J2EE
7 14 (9.15%) J2SE
8 13 (8.50%) CSS3
8 13 (8.50%) OAuth
8 13 (8.50%) OpenID
9 12 (7.84%) LAMP
10 9 (5.88%) Ajax
11 6 (3.92%) DHTML
11 6 (3.92%) XSL
11 6 (3.92%) JDBC
11 6 (3.92%) JSP
11 6 (3.92%) Servlets
11 6 (3.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Open Source
2 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.23%) Replication
4 8 (5.23%) Clustering
5 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.92%) Informatics
6 6 (3.92%) Life Science
6 6 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.92%) Biology
7 5 (3.27%) Statistics
7 5 (3.27%) STB
7 5 (3.27%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.31%) PKI
9 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 75 (49.02%) Linux
2 47 (30.72%) UNIX
3 17 (11.11%) Windows
4 14 (9.15%) Solaris
4 14 (9.15%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.27%) SUSE
7 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) HPUX
10 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (9.80%) Multithreading
3 14 (9.15%) UML
4 12 (7.84%) Scrum
4 12 (7.84%) Bioinformatics
5 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
5 11 (7.19%) Migration
6 10 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (5.23%) Web Development
8 8 (5.23%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.58%) Test Scripting
9 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.58%) OO
10 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.95%) SQL
2 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
3 34 (22.22%) PHP
4 29 (18.95%) Java
5 26 (16.99%) Tcl
6 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
7 24 (15.69%) PL/SQL
8 21 (13.73%) Python
9 16 (10.46%) Ruby
10 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell
11 14 (9.15%) Shell Script
12 11 (7.19%) C++
12 11 (7.19%) C
13 9 (5.88%) VB.NET
13 9 (5.88%) Korn
14 2 (1.31%) C#
15 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.65%) VBScript
15 1 (0.65%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) RHCE
3 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.65%) OCP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Firmware
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.61%) Xen
4 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.31%) vSphere
5 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) VMFS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) OpenSSO
2 10 (6.54%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) Nagios
4 5 (3.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.61%) SCOM
6 3 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.31%) SCCM
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (37.91%) Oracle
2 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Sun
2 14 (9.15%) Atlassian
3 11 (7.19%) VMware
4 7 (4.58%) IBM
5 4 (2.61%) EMC
5 4 (2.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.96%) Tripwire
6 3 (1.96%) McAfee
6 3 (1.96%) Splunk
7 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.31%) Huawei
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.31%) Nortel
7 2 (1.31%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) HP
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