The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 135 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 744 760 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.70% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 4.54% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 486 441
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 13
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.26 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
Perl
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 2015. 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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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 -3 464 £475 +5.55% 141
South East -4 124 £350 -6.66% 69
South West +8 48 £450 +20.00% 25
East of England -20 29 £400 +3.22% 43
West Midlands +15 24 £438 +50.86% 11
North West +5 22 £425 +21.42% 11
Yorkshire -11 16 £425 +41.66% 17
North East -8 8 £250 -9.09%
East Midlands +18 5 £203 -39.40% 8
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 958 (57.68%) Linux
2 780 (46.96%) UNIX
3 701 (42.20%) Python
4 587 (35.34%) Java
5 560 (33.71%) SQL
6 401 (24.14%) Oracle
7 378 (22.76%) Windows
8 375 (22.58%) Ruby
9 370 (22.28%) Bash Shell
10 341 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
11 322 (19.39%) Finance
12 317 (19.08%) Red Hat
13 315 (18.96%) Shell Script
14 313 (18.84%) Puppet
15 312 (18.78%) DevOps
16 285 (17.16%) Banking
17 268 (16.13%) PHP
18 250 (15.05%) Apache
19 243 (14.63%) C++
20 236 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 231 (13.91%) VMware
22 223 (13.43%) MySQL
23 215 (12.94%) JavaScript
24 205 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
25 202 (12.16%) Subversion
26 200 (12.04%) Jenkins
27 188 (11.32%) Configuration Management
28 186 (11.20%) OO
29 184 (11.08%) DNS
30 178 (10.72%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 250 (15.05%) Apache
2 132 (7.95%) WebLogic
3 113 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 73 (4.39%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.79%) JBoss
6 51 (3.07%) nginx
7 44 (2.65%) Node.js
8 43 (2.59%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (1.81%) Confluence
11 26 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.32%) CMS
12 22 (1.32%) IIS
13 19 (1.14%) MS Exchange
14 18 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
15 16 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 14 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
16 14 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.60%) MediaWiki
18 9 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.99%) MS Office
3 19 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.66%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
1 10 (0.60%) Summit
2 8 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
5 5 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (0.24%) RMDS
7 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.060%) assyst
8 1 (0.060%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.060%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.060%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.060%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 89 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.44%) PaaS
3 20 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.96%) IaaS
5 13 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.72%) Heroku
6 12 (0.72%) Engine Yard
6 12 (0.72%) SaaS
7 11 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.42%) GitHub
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.24%) Route 53
11 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.12%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.060%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (11.08%) DNS
2 144 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 144 (8.67%) Firewall
3 103 (6.20%) SAN
4 90 (5.42%) Internet
5 84 (5.06%) LDAP
6 68 (4.09%) HTTP
7 57 (3.43%) VPN
8 48 (2.89%) SSL
9 47 (2.83%) LAN
10 46 (2.77%) SNMP
11 44 (2.65%) DHCP
11 44 (2.65%) BGP
12 43 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
13 42 (2.53%) EIGRP
14 39 (2.35%) NAS
15 38 (2.29%) WAN
16 34 (2.05%) OSPF
16 34 (2.05%) SSH
17 32 (1.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (13.43%) MySQL
2 153 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 119 (7.16%) SQL Server
4 103 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 103 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 89 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 80 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 79 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (3.55%) DB2
10 58 (3.49%) Big Data
11 51 (3.07%) Hadoop
12 42 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.44%) KDB
16 22 (1.32%) CouchDB
17 20 (1.20%) OLTP
18 19 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 202 (12.16%) Subversion
2 200 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 172 (10.36%) Git (software)
4 100 (6.02%) Maven
5 94 (5.66%) Ant
6 65 (3.91%) Hudson
7 62 (3.73%) JIRA
8 59 (3.55%) ClearCase
9 54 (3.25%) Selenium
10 38 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 33 (1.99%) TeamCity
12 28 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (1.38%) JUnit
14 22 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
15 21 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 18 (1.08%) PHPUnit
17 17 (1.02%) JMeter
17 17 (1.02%) Gradle
18 16 (0.96%) Toad
18 16 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 322 (19.39%) Finance
2 285 (17.16%) Banking
3 138 (8.31%) Investment Banking
4 93 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 76 (4.58%) Front Office
6 29 (1.75%) Retail
7 21 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.20%) Marketing
9 19 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.84%) Electronics
11 12 (0.72%) Advertising
11 12 (0.72%) Publishing
12 11 (0.66%) Games
13 8 (0.48%) Back Office
14 7 (0.42%) Law
15 5 (0.30%) Legal
16 2 (0.12%) Military
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) German Language
17 1 (0.060%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 484 (29.14%) Developer
2 194 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (8.43%) Analyst
4 98 (5.90%) Applications Support
5 94 (5.66%) Administrator
6 82 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
7 81 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 79 (4.76%) Architect
9 74 (4.46%) Perl Developer
10 73 (4.39%) Java Developer
11 68 (4.09%) Consultant
12 64 (3.85%) C++ Developer
12 64 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 60 (3.61%) Support Engineer
14 51 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
15 46 (2.77%) Software Engineer
16 45 (2.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 44 (2.65%) Senior Developer
18 42 (2.53%) Linux Administrator
19 41 (2.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (10.48%) HTML
2 131 (7.89%) XML
3 120 (7.22%) CSS
4 117 (7.04%) Web Services
5 90 (5.42%) .NET
6 77 (4.64%) J2EE
7 76 (4.58%) LAMP
8 65 (3.91%) jQuery
9 53 (3.19%) Middleware
9 53 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
10 44 (2.65%) Ajax
11 42 (2.53%) REST
12 41 (2.47%) HTML5
13 38 (2.29%) SOAP
14 36 (2.17%) XSLT
15 33 (1.99%) Spring
15 33 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
16 32 (1.93%) JSP
17 30 (1.81%) CGI
17 30 (1.81%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.32%) Open Source
3 90 (5.42%) Clustering
4 76 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 73 (4.39%) Derivative
6 59 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 55 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (3.25%) Equities
9 36 (2.17%) Replication
10 30 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 29 (1.75%) Oracle Exalogic
12 26 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.26%) Management Information System
15 19 (1.14%) Device Driver
16 18 (1.08%) FlexPod
16 18 (1.08%) Client/Server
16 18 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
17 17 (1.02%) User Experience
18 16 (0.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 958 (57.68%) Linux
2 780 (46.96%) UNIX
3 378 (22.76%) Windows
4 236 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 174 (10.48%) Solaris
6 118 (7.10%) CentOS
7 108 (6.50%) AIX
8 78 (4.70%) Ubuntu
9 67 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (3.49%) SUSE
11 44 (2.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 41 (2.47%) Debian
13 36 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
14 33 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (1.38%) Windows 7
16 20 (1.20%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.78%) HPUX
19 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (18.78%) DevOps
3 205 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
4 188 (11.32%) Configuration Management
5 186 (11.20%) OO
6 120 (7.22%) ITIL
7 110 (6.62%) Scrum
8 95 (5.72%) Software Engineering
9 81 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 80 (4.82%) TDD
11 73 (4.39%) Change Management
12 71 (4.27%) Release Management
12 71 (4.27%) E-Commerce
13 62 (3.73%) Low Latency
14 57 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
15 56 (3.37%) MVC
16 53 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (3.01%) Web Development
18 44 (2.65%) Data Modelling
18 44 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 701 (42.20%) Python
2 587 (35.34%) Java
3 560 (33.71%) SQL
4 375 (22.58%) Ruby
5 370 (22.28%) Bash Shell
6 315 (18.96%) Shell Script
7 268 (16.13%) PHP
8 243 (14.63%) C++
9 215 (12.94%) JavaScript
10 125 (7.53%) C
11 110 (6.62%) Korn
12 108 (6.50%) PL/SQL
13 104 (6.26%) C#
14 103 (6.20%) PowerShell
15 29 (1.75%) VB
16 28 (1.69%) Scala
17 25 (1.51%) Tcl
18 23 (1.38%) Clojure
19 21 (1.26%) Jython
20 18 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 136 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 94 (5.66%) Degree
3 77 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 54 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 52 (3.13%) CCNA
7 35 (2.11%) CCNP
8 21 (1.26%) CCIE
9 12 (0.72%) HNC
9 12 (0.72%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.66%) ISEB
11 10 (0.60%) RHCE
12 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.48%) RHCT
14 7 (0.42%) OCPJP
14 7 (0.42%) CISSP
15 6 (0.36%) HND
15 6 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.15%) QA
2 19 (1.14%) SLA
3 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) GPG13
7 2 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.060%) HL7
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 139 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.31%) NFS
4 35 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 32 (1.93%) vCloud
6 30 (1.81%) Samba
7 29 (1.75%) vSphere
8 25 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
9 24 (1.44%) Docker
10 23 (1.38%) XenServer
10 23 (1.38%) KVM
11 22 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 20 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (1.08%) Sendmail
15 16 (0.96%) Postfix
16 14 (0.84%) Squid
17 11 (0.66%) Hyper-V
18 10 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 9 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 313 (18.84%) Puppet
2 178 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (7.22%) Nagios
4 66 (3.97%) Salt
5 55 (3.31%) ZABBIX
6 51 (3.07%) Ansible
7 25 (1.51%) Control-M
7 25 (1.51%) collectd
8 24 (1.44%) Cobbler
9 23 (1.38%) NetBackup
10 21 (1.26%) Cacti
11 20 (1.20%) Graphite
12 19 (1.14%) RANCID
12 19 (1.14%) Opsview
13 18 (1.08%) Tivoli
13 18 (1.08%) OpenNMS
14 16 (0.96%) SELinux
14 16 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
14 16 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.84%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 401 (24.14%) Oracle
2 317 (19.08%) Red Hat
3 231 (13.91%) VMware
4 120 (7.22%) IBM
5 98 (5.90%) Cisco
6 97 (5.84%) Sybase
7 93 (5.60%) Microsoft
8 69 (4.15%) Sun
9 68 (4.09%) EMC
10 65 (3.91%) HP
11 47 (2.83%) F5
12 46 (2.77%) Business Objects
12 46 (2.77%) Veritas
13 45 (2.71%) Citrix
14 44 (2.65%) NetApp
15 40 (2.41%) Juniper
16 37 (2.23%) TIBCO
17 35 (2.11%) Splunk
18 33 (1.99%) Rackspace
19 32 (1.93%) Informatica
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £Excellent Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago