The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 118 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 26 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 1.42% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.68% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £33.24 £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.22 £22.97 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £30.60 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 870 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.93% 38.63% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 481 667
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Perl
England

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 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 17 £375 +15.38% 48
Hertfordshire -10 5 £325 -21.21% 5
Norfolk +10 3 - -
Essex -30 1 £165 - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (57.50%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) UNIX
3 37 (46.25%) SQL
4 36 (45.00%) Java
5 32 (40.00%) Finance
6 27 (33.75%) Subversion
7 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (32.50%) Solaris
8 24 (30.00%) Python
9 23 (28.75%) C
10 22 (27.50%) Tomcat
11 21 (26.25%) CGI
12 20 (25.00%) Sybase
13 18 (22.50%) J2EE
13 18 (22.50%) Oracle
13 18 (22.50%) OO
14 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
14 17 (21.25%) HTML
14 17 (21.25%) Sun
15 15 (18.75%) Apache
15 15 (18.75%) XML
16 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.00%) Internet
16 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
16 12 (15.00%) Scrum
16 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
17 11 (13.75%) C++
17 11 (13.75%) .NET
18 10 (12.50%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 15 (18.75%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) CATIA
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Tridion
2 1 (1.25%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.00%) SNMP
3 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.75%) SMTP
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) SAN
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) SSL
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless
5 2 (2.50%) HTTP
5 2 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (1.25%) FTP
6 1 (1.25%) Broadband
6 1 (1.25%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
1 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) DB2
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Subversion
2 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.75%) JUnit
3 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) Log4j
4 5 (6.25%) Ant
4 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
6 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.25%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.25%) Redmine
6 1 (1.25%) Robotium
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 32 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Advertising
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Programmer
4 6 (7.50%) Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Java Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Python Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) CGI
2 18 (22.50%) J2EE
3 17 (21.25%) HTML
4 15 (18.75%) XML
5 11 (13.75%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) XSLT
7 8 (10.00%) CSS
8 6 (7.50%) J2SE
8 6 (7.50%) Web Services
8 6 (7.50%) Ajax
9 5 (6.25%) XMLBeans
9 5 (6.25%) jQuery
9 5 (6.25%) JSTL
9 5 (6.25%) HTML5
9 5 (6.25%) JDBC
9 5 (6.25%) JSP
9 5 (6.25%) Servlets
9 5 (6.25%) EJB
9 5 (6.25%) Struts
9 5 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Replication
2 5 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
2 5 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.25%) Animation
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) UNIX
3 26 (32.50%) Solaris
4 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 6 (7.50%) HPUX
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (5.00%) FreeBSD
8 3 (3.75%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) OO
3 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (15.00%) Scrum
3 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (12.50%) UML
5 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.75%) TDD
6 7 (8.75%) Memory Management
6 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.50%) Network Management
7 6 (7.50%) BCP
7 6 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.50%) Content Management
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) Python
4 23 (28.75%) C
5 17 (21.25%) Bash Shell
6 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.75%) C++
8 10 (12.50%) PHP
9 8 (10.00%) Tcl
10 7 (8.75%) Bourne shell
10 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
11 6 (7.50%) C#
11 6 (7.50%) AWK
12 5 (6.25%) VB6
12 5 (6.25%) XPath
12 5 (6.25%) VB
12 5 (6.25%) sed
13 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
13 4 (5.00%) Assembly Language
13 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) OCP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.75%) KVM
2 2 (2.50%) vSphere
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) OpenSSO
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Sybase
2 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 17 (21.25%) Sun
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) Perforce
6 5 (6.25%) Blue Martini
6 5 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) ATG
6 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.25%) Elastic Path
6 5 (6.25%) Interwoven
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (5.00%) Coverity
8 3 (3.75%) Intel
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) EMC
9 2 (2.50%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.50%) SAP
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