The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 July 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 139 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 754 906 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.99% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 5.14% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 569 542
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £309 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £30.75 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £18.88 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17842 17624 18950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.44% 38.68% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11092 11570
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 549 714
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
UK

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in England

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the England region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in England

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in England

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the England region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in England

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Perl
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -39 430 £475 +5.55% 140
South East -15 93 £350 -6.66% 68
South West +24 71 £403 +7.33% 13
East of England +16 69 £400 +11.11% 40
West Midlands +5 29 £300 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire -14 25 £310 +12.72% 13
North West -19 20 £388 +38.88% 13
North East - 14 £260 - 7
East Midlands -11 5 £350 +16.66% 7
South Coast - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 882 (54.34%) Linux
2 733 (45.16%) UNIX
3 641 (39.49%) Python
4 575 (35.43%) Java
5 520 (32.04%) SQL
6 445 (27.42%) Oracle
7 355 (21.87%) Windows
8 331 (20.39%) Bash Shell
9 311 (19.16%) Red Hat
9 311 (19.16%) Finance
10 308 (18.98%) Shell Script
11 273 (16.82%) MySQL
12 271 (16.70%) PHP
13 258 (15.90%) C++
14 243 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 238 (14.66%) Banking
16 236 (14.54%) Puppet
17 235 (14.48%) Ruby
18 231 (14.23%) Apache
19 203 (12.51%) Solaris
20 195 (12.01%) DevOps
21 189 (11.65%) JavaScript
22 179 (11.03%) XML
23 176 (10.84%) SQL Server
24 172 (10.60%) HTML
25 163 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
26 157 (9.67%) DNS
27 155 (9.55%) C
28 153 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
29 152 (9.37%) VMware

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 231 (14.23%) Apache
2 89 (5.48%) WebLogic
3 76 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 58 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 43 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 30 (1.85%) nginx
8 29 (1.79%) Confluence
9 27 (1.66%) IIS
10 25 (1.54%) CMS
11 24 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.92%) MQSeries
14 13 (0.80%) Node.js
15 12 (0.74%) MediaWiki
15 12 (0.74%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
17 10 (0.62%) Moodle
17 10 (0.62%) Lync
18 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 70 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.07%) MS Office
3 13 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.31%) MS Project
5 5 (0.31%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.18%) CATIA
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.18%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) Mingle
7 2 (0.12%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
2 12 (0.74%) Tridion
2 12 (0.74%) Global One
3 10 (0.62%) Murex MxG2000
4 8 (0.49%) RMDS
4 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.37%) ResourceLink
5 6 (0.37%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.31%) Magento
6 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.062%) Metrica
10 1 (0.062%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.17%) SaaS
5 10 (0.62%) GitHub
6 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.43%) PaaS
8 6 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.37%) ElastiCache
9 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Joyent
9 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.062%) Office 365
10 1 (0.062%) Route 53
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 157 (9.67%) DNS
2 136 (8.38%) Firewall
3 126 (7.76%) LDAP
4 114 (7.02%) HTTP
5 112 (6.90%) SAN
6 109 (6.72%) TCP/IP
7 91 (5.61%) Internet
8 76 (4.68%) SMTP
9 66 (4.07%) SSH
10 65 (4.00%) SSL
11 60 (3.70%) NAS
12 46 (2.83%) VPN
12 46 (2.83%) SNMP
13 43 (2.65%) WAN
14 40 (2.46%) Multicast
15 37 (2.28%) LAN
16 36 (2.22%) BGP
17 34 (2.09%) FTP
18 32 (1.97%) DHCP
19 30 (1.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (16.82%) MySQL
2 176 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 147 (9.06%) Relational Database
4 107 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 106 (6.53%) RDBMS
6 55 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 55 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 54 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 54 (3.33%) Big Data
8 53 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (2.65%) DB2
10 40 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (1.11%) CouchDB
16 18 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
16 18 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 105 (6.47%) Subversion
1 105 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 91 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 75 (4.62%) JIRA
4 53 (3.27%) Ant
5 47 (2.90%) Hudson
6 37 (2.28%) JUnit
7 31 (1.91%) Selenium
8 29 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.66%) Maven
10 25 (1.54%) ClearCase
11 19 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.11%) Visual Studio
13 16 (0.99%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.86%) Toad
15 13 (0.80%) Log4j
15 13 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 11 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 311 (19.16%) Finance
2 238 (14.66%) Banking
3 126 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 102 (6.28%) Front Office
5 88 (5.42%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.16%) Retail
7 29 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.92%) Games
10 13 (0.80%) Marketing
11 11 (0.68%) Back Office
12 10 (0.62%) Electronics
13 9 (0.55%) Publishing
14 7 (0.43%) Advertising
14 7 (0.43%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.37%) French Language
15 6 (0.37%) German Language
16 5 (0.31%) Legal
16 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 506 (31.18%) Developer
2 156 (9.61%) Administrator
3 153 (9.43%) Analyst
4 134 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 118 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 82 (5.05%) C++ Developer
6 82 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
7 80 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 78 (4.81%) Perl Developer
9 72 (4.44%) Consultant
10 68 (4.19%) Java Developer
11 65 (4.00%) Architect
12 64 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
13 62 (3.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 61 (3.76%) Applications Support
15 58 (3.57%) Support Analyst
16 54 (3.33%) Senior Developer
17 49 (3.02%) DBA
18 45 (2.77%) Software Engineer
19 44 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (11.03%) XML
2 172 (10.60%) HTML
3 115 (7.09%) .NET
4 106 (6.53%) Web Services
5 104 (6.41%) CSS
6 101 (6.22%) LAMP
7 60 (3.70%) Middleware
8 59 (3.64%) J2EE
9 57 (3.51%) Spring
10 50 (3.08%) jQuery
11 45 (2.77%) JSON
12 43 (2.65%) XSLT
13 42 (2.59%) STL
13 42 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
14 41 (2.53%) Ajax
14 41 (2.53%) Hibernate
14 41 (2.53%) Rendezvous
14 41 (2.53%) HTML5
15 35 (2.16%) SOAP
16 30 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.78%) Open Source
2 104 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 96 (5.91%) Derivative
4 82 (5.05%) Fixed Income
5 75 (4.62%) Clustering
6 67 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 63 (3.88%) Equities
8 40 (2.46%) Replication
9 39 (2.40%) Credit Risk
10 27 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.17%) IPTV
11 19 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.11%) Web 2.0
13 17 (1.05%) STB
14 16 (0.99%) Wiki
15 15 (0.92%) CLARiiON
16 13 (0.80%) Video on Demand
17 12 (0.74%) Blackberry
17 12 (0.74%) Oracle Exalogic
18 11 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 882 (54.34%) Linux
2 733 (45.16%) UNIX
3 355 (21.87%) Windows
4 243 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 203 (12.51%) Solaris
6 89 (5.48%) CentOS
7 60 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 57 (3.51%) Debian
9 50 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 45 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (2.77%) AIX
11 43 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (2.40%) HPUX
13 25 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 21 (1.29%) SUSE
15 14 (0.86%) Android
16 10 (0.62%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.31%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (12.01%) DevOps
2 163 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
3 153 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (7.58%) OO
5 122 (7.52%) ITIL
6 119 (7.33%) Migration
7 100 (6.16%) Low Latency
8 99 (6.10%) Configuration Management
9 95 (5.85%) Scrum
10 86 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 73 (4.50%) Load Balancing
12 72 (4.44%) Change Management
13 71 (4.37%) Electronic Trading
14 64 (3.94%) Analytics
15 63 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
16 61 (3.76%) E-Commerce
17 59 (3.64%) Project Management
17 59 (3.64%) TDD
18 48 (2.96%) Unit Testing
19 45 (2.77%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 641 (39.49%) Python
2 575 (35.43%) Java
3 520 (32.04%) SQL
4 331 (20.39%) Bash Shell
5 308 (18.98%) Shell Script
6 271 (16.70%) PHP
7 258 (15.90%) C++
8 235 (14.48%) Ruby
9 189 (11.65%) JavaScript
10 155 (9.55%) C
11 150 (9.24%) C#
12 115 (7.09%) PowerShell
13 81 (4.99%) Korn
14 78 (4.81%) PL/SQL
15 65 (4.00%) Scala
16 48 (2.96%) VBA
17 45 (2.77%) Tcl
18 37 (2.28%) VB
19 34 (2.09%) T-SQL
20 30 (1.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 134 (8.26%) Degree
2 68 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.48%) ISEB
6 19 (1.17%) CCNP
7 18 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.05%) CCNA
9 14 (0.86%) LPIC
9 14 (0.86%) CCENT
10 13 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.74%) OCP
11 12 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.74%) RHCE
12 9 (0.55%) MCSE
13 7 (0.43%) CCA
13 7 (0.43%) VCP5
13 7 (0.43%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.83%) QA
2 25 (1.54%) SLA
3 8 (0.49%) Basel III
4 4 (0.25%) WCAG
5 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.062%) DO-160
6 1 (0.062%) EMIR
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 95 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (3.51%) NFS
3 55 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 52 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 29 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 24 (1.48%) Sendmail
8 23 (1.42%) Samba
8 23 (1.42%) Squid
9 22 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 21 (1.29%) XenServer
11 20 (1.23%) Varnish
12 18 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 18 (1.11%) Xen
12 18 (1.11%) qmail
13 16 (0.99%) vSphere
14 15 (0.92%) Postfix
15 13 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.74%) vCloud
17 10 (0.62%) KVM
Systems Management
1 236 (14.54%) Puppet
2 151 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (6.04%) Nagios
4 48 (2.96%) ZABBIX
5 42 (2.59%) Salt
6 35 (2.16%) Tivoli
7 32 (1.97%) ITRS Geneos
8 29 (1.79%) Cacti
9 28 (1.73%) NetBackup
10 25 (1.54%) Control-M
10 25 (1.54%) Data Guard
11 23 (1.42%) Zenoss
12 21 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (0.92%) OpenSSO
14 15 (0.92%) SCOM
14 15 (0.92%) Netcool
14 15 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (0.80%) YUM
16 12 (0.74%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 445 (27.42%) Oracle
2 311 (19.16%) Red Hat
3 152 (9.37%) VMware
4 135 (8.32%) Sybase
5 117 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 109 (6.72%) Cisco
7 93 (5.73%) HP
8 77 (4.74%) IBM
9 71 (4.37%) Sun
10 60 (3.70%) EMC
11 59 (3.64%) NetApp
12 54 (3.33%) Juniper
13 53 (3.27%) TIBCO
14 49 (3.02%) Veritas
15 43 (2.65%) JBoss
16 37 (2.28%) F5
17 31 (1.91%) Rackspace
18 30 (1.85%) Reuters
19 29 (1.79%) Citrix
20 26 (1.60%) Splunk
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £529 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £ on application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Keene and Lord
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago