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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 57 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Contract jobs citing Perl 104 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.29% 1.09% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 2.83% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 4 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £357 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.63 £25.50 £32.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £38.73 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1293 918 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 38.56% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 476 669
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 £238 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 127
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 +36 78 £400 +56.86% 39
Essex +6 13 £165 -49.23%
Hertfordshire -10 11 £279 -24.66% 16
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (51.01%) Linux
2 69 (46.31%) Oracle
3 55 (36.91%) SQL
4 51 (34.23%) UNIX
5 44 (29.53%) PHP
5 44 (29.53%) XML
6 35 (23.49%) PowerShell
7 34 (22.82%) HTML
8 33 (22.15%) Java
8 33 (22.15%) XSLT
8 33 (22.15%) Tcl
9 30 (20.13%) Open Source
10 26 (17.45%) CSS
10 26 (17.45%) jQuery
10 26 (17.45%) Finance
10 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (16.78%) HTML5
11 25 (16.78%) CSS3
12 24 (16.11%) Ant
12 24 (16.11%) JavaScript
13 23 (15.44%) MS Exchange
13 23 (15.44%) OAuth
13 23 (15.44%) Bash Shell
13 23 (15.44%) OpenID
13 23 (15.44%) OpenSSO
14 22 (14.77%) J2EE
14 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.09%) Solaris
15 21 (14.09%) UML
15 21 (14.09%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.42%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.08%) WebLogic
4 14 (9.40%) Apache
5 4 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.68%) CMS
5 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.68%) Node.js
5 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.01%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.34%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Tridion
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) SMTP
2 16 (10.74%) NAS
3 14 (9.40%) DHCP
4 11 (7.38%) Firewall
5 10 (6.71%) HTTP
6 9 (6.04%) Broadband
6 9 (6.04%) Wireless
6 9 (6.04%) SAN
6 9 (6.04%) Internet
7 8 (5.37%) Telnet
7 8 (5.37%) FTP
8 6 (4.03%) DNS
9 5 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.01%) VRRP
11 2 (1.34%) VPN
11 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.67%) WAN
12 1 (0.67%) LDAP
12 1 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) MySQL
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.01%) DB2
5 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Ant
2 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.40%) Selenium
4 10 (6.71%) JUnit
5 9 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.04%) Subversion
6 7 (4.70%) JIRA
7 6 (4.03%) Bugzilla
7 6 (4.03%) Redmine
7 6 (4.03%) Trac
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Log4j
9 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.67%) Robotium
10 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.67%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 26 (17.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.01%) Advertising
4 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (46.31%) Developer
2 17 (11.41%) Author
2 17 (11.41%) Technical Author
3 13 (8.72%) Web Developer
4 11 (7.38%) Architect
5 10 (6.71%) Java Architect
6 9 (6.04%) Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Design Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Technical Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Administrator
9 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 4 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.53%) XML
2 34 (22.82%) HTML
3 33 (22.15%) XSLT
4 26 (17.45%) CSS
4 26 (17.45%) jQuery
5 25 (16.78%) HTML5
5 25 (16.78%) CSS3
6 23 (15.44%) OAuth
6 23 (15.44%) OpenID
7 22 (14.77%) J2EE
8 20 (13.42%) .NET
9 19 (12.75%) J2SE
10 9 (6.04%) CGI
10 9 (6.04%) Ajax
11 7 (4.70%) LAMP
11 7 (4.70%) JDBC
11 7 (4.70%) JSP
11 7 (4.70%) Servlets
12 4 (2.68%) DHTML
12 4 (2.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.13%) Open Source
2 9 (6.04%) Firmware
2 9 (6.04%) Clustering
2 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.37%) Replication
4 4 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.68%) Biology
4 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Life Science
4 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.68%) PKI
5 3 (2.01%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.01%) STB
6 2 (1.34%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.01%) Linux
2 51 (34.23%) UNIX
3 21 (14.09%) Solaris
4 18 (12.08%) Oracle Linux
5 13 (8.72%) Windows
6 6 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.36%) HPUX
8 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.01%) CentOS
9 3 (2.01%) SUSE
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.09%) UML
2 21 (14.09%) Multithreading
3 14 (9.40%) Scrum
4 13 (8.72%) OO
5 11 (7.38%) Migration
5 11 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (6.71%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.04%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.37%) ITIL
8 8 (5.37%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.70%) Content Management
9 7 (4.70%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.03%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.03%) TDD
10 6 (4.03%) Use Case
11 5 (3.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.91%) SQL
2 44 (29.53%) PHP
3 35 (23.49%) PowerShell
4 33 (22.15%) Tcl
4 33 (22.15%) Java
5 24 (16.11%) JavaScript
6 23 (15.44%) Bash Shell
7 18 (12.08%) PL/SQL
8 16 (10.74%) Python
9 11 (7.38%) VB.NET
9 11 (7.38%) Ruby
10 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.03%) Korn
11 6 (4.03%) C
12 5 (3.36%) C++
13 4 (2.68%) VB
14 3 (2.01%) XPath
14 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.67%) VBScript
15 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Degree
2 5 (3.36%) RHCE
3 3 (2.01%) OCP
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.36%) vSphere
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.68%) Xen
4 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) VMFS
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) OpenSSO
2 6 (4.03%) Puppet
2 6 (4.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.68%) Nagios
4 3 (2.01%) SCCM
4 3 (2.01%) SCOM
4 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Netcool
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (46.31%) Oracle
2 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.08%) Sun
3 18 (12.08%) Atlassian
4 14 (9.40%) VMware
5 9 (6.04%) IBM
6 8 (5.37%) Sybase
7 7 (4.70%) HP
7 7 (4.70%) EMC
8 5 (3.36%) SAP
8 5 (3.36%) NetApp
8 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.68%) CommVault
9 4 (2.68%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.01%) Elastic Path
10 3 (2.01%) ATG
10 3 (2.01%) Blue Martini
10 3 (2.01%) Interwoven
10 3 (2.01%) Intel
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco
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