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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 102 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 34 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.21% 1.79% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 4.31% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £750 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
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
1045 998 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.22% 41.46% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 524 576
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 £239 £200 £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 59 112 86
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 £25.60 £13.15 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 -23 21 £400 -5.88% 22
Hertfordshire +12 7 £375 - 4
Essex -11 2 £338 +10.20%
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire -12 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £200 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (45.99%) Linux
2 49 (35.77%) Oracle
3 48 (35.04%) SQL
4 45 (32.85%) XML
5 39 (28.47%) UNIX
6 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
7 31 (22.63%) XSLT
8 30 (21.90%) Java
9 29 (21.17%) PHP
10 26 (18.98%) Ant
10 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (17.52%) Tcl
12 23 (16.79%) HTML
13 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.06%) Python
14 19 (13.87%) MySQL
14 19 (13.87%) PL/SQL
14 19 (13.87%) Finance
15 18 (13.14%) Open Source
16 17 (12.41%) Degree
17 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
17 16 (11.68%) Windows
18 15 (10.95%) C++
18 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
19 14 (10.22%) Ruby
19 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
20 13 (9.49%) UML
20 13 (9.49%) .NET
20 13 (9.49%) CSS
20 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (10.22%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.76%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.38%) CMS
6 3 (2.19%) Node.js
6 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.46%) lighttpd
7 2 (1.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) FrameMaker
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) NAS
2 8 (5.84%) Firewall
3 7 (5.11%) SMTP
4 6 (4.38%) DHCP
4 6 (4.38%) Broadband
4 6 (4.38%) SAN
4 6 (4.38%) Wireless
5 5 (3.65%) Telnet
5 5 (3.65%) FTP
5 5 (3.65%) HTTP
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
7 3 (2.19%) 3G
7 3 (2.19%) VRRP
7 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.19%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.19%) 2G
7 3 (2.19%) LTE
7 3 (2.19%) 4G
7 3 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) MySQL
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Ant
2 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.03%) Selenium
4 9 (6.57%) Subversion
5 6 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.65%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.46%) Maven
7 2 (1.46%) JUnit
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.46%) Trac
7 2 (1.46%) Redmine
8 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.19%) Advertising
4 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (43.80%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Author
2 23 (16.79%) Technical Author
3 11 (8.03%) Web Developer
3 11 (8.03%) PHP Developer
4 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
5 7 (5.11%) Design Engineer
5 7 (5.11%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (5.11%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Software Project Leader
6 6 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (4.38%) Project Leader
6 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.38%) Architect
7 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) Perl Developer
7 4 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) Java Architect
7 4 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.85%) XML
2 31 (22.63%) XSLT
3 23 (16.79%) HTML
4 13 (9.49%) .NET
4 13 (9.49%) CSS
5 12 (8.76%) J2EE
5 12 (8.76%) J2SE
5 12 (8.76%) LAMP
5 12 (8.76%) jQuery
5 12 (8.76%) HTML5
6 11 (8.03%) OAuth
6 11 (8.03%) OpenID
6 11 (8.03%) CSS3
7 8 (5.84%) Ajax
8 6 (4.38%) DHTML
8 6 (4.38%) GWT
8 6 (4.38%) XSL
8 6 (4.38%) JDBC
8 6 (4.38%) JSP
8 6 (4.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Open Source
2 15 (10.95%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.57%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.84%) Replication
4 8 (5.84%) Clustering
4 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.38%) Life Science
5 6 (4.38%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.38%) Biology
5 6 (4.38%) Informatics
6 5 (3.65%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.65%) Statistics
6 5 (3.65%) STB
7 4 (2.92%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.73%) PKI
9 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (45.99%) Linux
2 39 (28.47%) UNIX
3 16 (11.68%) Windows
4 12 (8.76%) Solaris
4 12 (8.76%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.65%) SUSE
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.49%) UML
3 12 (8.76%) Bioinformatics
3 12 (8.76%) Multithreading
4 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.30%) Scrum
5 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (6.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.84%) Build Automation
6 8 (5.84%) Web Development
7 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (5.11%) OO
7 7 (5.11%) DevOps
7 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.38%) Test Scripting
8 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) SQL
2 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
3 30 (21.90%) Java
4 29 (21.17%) PHP
5 24 (17.52%) Tcl
6 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.06%) Python
7 19 (13.87%) PL/SQL
8 15 (10.95%) C++
9 14 (10.22%) Ruby
10 12 (8.76%) Shell Script
10 12 (8.76%) C
11 11 (8.03%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.92%) Korn
13 4 (2.92%) C#
14 1 (0.73%) VBScript
14 1 (0.73%) TTCN
14 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) RHCE
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Firmware
2 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) Xen
4 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) VMFS
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
5 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) OpenSSO
2 10 (7.30%) Puppet
3 6 (4.38%) Nagios
4 5 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.19%) SCOM
5 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.73%) SCCM
7 1 (0.73%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (35.77%) Oracle
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Sun
2 12 (8.76%) Atlassian
3 10 (7.30%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) IBM
5 3 (2.19%) Tripwire
5 3 (2.19%) McAfee
5 3 (2.19%) Splunk
6 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.46%) Huawei
6 2 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (1.46%) EMC
6 2 (1.46%) Nortel
6 2 (1.46%) Sybase
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco
6 2 (1.46%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.73%) NetApp
7 1 (0.73%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive - on application
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