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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 83 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 52 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.79% 1.53% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 3.70% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 16
Average daily rate
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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 £301 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £750 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.53 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.94% -5.26%
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
1119 999 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.48% 41.20% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 522 598
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 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 109 102
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 £22.00 £15.50 £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 28 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 28 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 -2 31 £340 -20.00% 18
Hertfordshire +1 13 £400 - 3
Essex -6 6 £338 +3.84% 1
Bedfordshire -13 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 28 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 74 (48.37%) Linux
2 59 (38.56%) Oracle
3 56 (36.60%) SQL
4 51 (33.33%) XML
5 48 (31.37%) UNIX
6 38 (24.84%) XSLT
6 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
7 33 (21.57%) PHP
8 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (18.95%) Java
10 28 (18.30%) Ant
11 26 (16.99%) Tcl
12 24 (15.69%) PL/SQL
12 24 (15.69%) HTML
13 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
14 21 (13.73%) Python
15 20 (13.07%) Finance
15 20 (13.07%) Open Source
16 19 (12.42%) Git (software)
17 18 (11.76%) .NET
17 18 (11.76%) MySQL
18 17 (11.11%) Degree
19 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
19 16 (10.46%) Windows
20 15 (9.80%) CSS
20 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
20 15 (9.80%) Multithreading
20 15 (9.80%) Ruby
21 14 (9.15%) Bash Shell
21 14 (9.15%) Atlassian

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

For the 6 months to 28 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%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.88%) Apache
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%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) FrameMaker
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
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%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) NAS
2 10 (6.54%) Firewall
2 10 (6.54%) DHCP
3 9 (5.88%) SMTP
4 8 (5.23%) Wireless
4 8 (5.23%) HTTP
4 8 (5.23%) Broadband
5 7 (4.58%) FTP
5 7 (4.58%) Telnet
6 6 (3.92%) SAN
7 5 (3.27%) Internet
8 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (1.96%) 4G
9 3 (1.96%) 3GPP
9 3 (1.96%) DNS
9 3 (1.96%) 3G
9 3 (1.96%) 2G
9 3 (1.96%) VRRP
9 3 (1.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.76%) MySQL
2 14 (9.15%) 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 28 (18.30%) Ant
2 19 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.50%) Selenium
4 8 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (5.23%) Subversion
5 6 (3.92%) JIRA
5 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.61%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.61%) Redmine
7 4 (2.61%) Trac
8 3 (1.96%) JUnit
9 2 (1.31%) Maven
10 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (43.79%) Developer
2 24 (15.69%) Author
2 24 (15.69%) Technical Author
3 11 (7.19%) Web Developer
3 11 (7.19%) PHP Developer
4 9 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 7 (4.58%) Architect
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (4.58%) Design Engineer
5 7 (4.58%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (3.92%) Software Project Leader
6 6 (3.92%) Java Architect
6 6 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (3.92%) Project Leader
6 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.27%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.27%) Technical Developer
8 4 (2.61%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.33%) XML
2 38 (24.84%) XSLT
3 24 (15.69%) HTML
4 18 (11.76%) .NET
5 15 (9.80%) CSS
6 14 (9.15%) jQuery
6 14 (9.15%) J2EE
6 14 (9.15%) J2SE
6 14 (9.15%) HTML5
7 13 (8.50%) CSS3
7 13 (8.50%) OpenID
7 13 (8.50%) OAuth
8 12 (7.84%) LAMP
9 8 (5.23%) Ajax
10 6 (3.92%) GWT
10 6 (3.92%) DHTML
10 6 (3.92%) JDBC
10 6 (3.92%) JSP
10 6 (3.92%) Servlets
10 6 (3.92%) XSL
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%) Clustering
4 8 (5.23%) Replication
5 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.92%) Informatics
6 6 (3.92%) Life Science
6 6 (3.92%) Biology
7 5 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.27%) STB
7 5 (3.27%) Statistics
8 4 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.31%) PKI
9 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 74 (48.37%) Linux
2 48 (31.37%) UNIX
3 16 (10.46%) 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%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.27%) SUSE
8 3 (1.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) HPUX
10 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
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%) Bioinformatics
4 12 (7.84%) Scrum
5 11 (7.19%) Migration
5 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
6 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.23%) Web Development
8 8 (5.23%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.58%) OO
9 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.58%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.60%) SQL
2 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
3 33 (21.57%) PHP
4 29 (18.95%) Java
5 26 (16.99%) Tcl
6 24 (15.69%) PL/SQL
7 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
8 21 (13.73%) Python
9 15 (9.80%) Ruby
10 14 (9.15%) Bash Shell
10 14 (9.15%) Shell Script
11 12 (7.84%) C++
12 11 (7.19%) C
13 9 (5.88%) Korn
14 8 (5.23%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.96%) C#
16 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.65%) VBScript
16 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%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.65%) OCP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) 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%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) VMFS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
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%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.31%) SCCM
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (38.56%) Oracle
2 14 (9.15%) Atlassian
2 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Sun
3 11 (7.19%) VMware
4 7 (4.58%) IBM
5 4 (2.61%) EMC
5 4 (2.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.96%) Splunk
6 3 (1.96%) McAfee
6 3 (1.96%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.31%) Huawei
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.31%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) Nortel
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
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