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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 126 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing Perl 883 799 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.67% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 4.43% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 521 549
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 15
Average hourly rate £36.25 £30.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £19.15 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
19485 18017 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.62% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 11823 10727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 379 549
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £15.33 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 -4 489 £475 +0.52% 130
South East +49 192 £355 +1.42% 45
East of England -3 60 £350 - 38
North West +8 48 £356 -8.06% 12
South West -35 40 £399 -3.27% 17
Yorkshire -24 26 £375 +15.38% 15
East Midlands +1 11 £425 +21.42% 8
West Midlands -15 8 £305 -11.27% 5
North East -27 7 £265 +1.92% 7
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 978 (58.11%) Linux
2 800 (47.53%) Python
3 796 (47.30%) UNIX
4 621 (36.90%) Java
5 576 (34.22%) SQL
6 443 (26.32%) Oracle
7 433 (25.73%) Windows
8 348 (20.68%) Bash Shell
9 334 (19.85%) Shell Script
10 326 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
11 320 (19.01%) Finance
12 315 (18.72%) Ruby
13 306 (18.18%) Puppet
14 299 (17.77%) DevOps
15 281 (16.70%) VMware
16 279 (16.58%) Red Hat
17 276 (16.40%) PHP
18 275 (16.34%) C++
19 258 (15.33%) Banking
20 233 (13.84%) Configuration Management
21 231 (13.73%) SQL Server
22 223 (13.25%) Solaris
23 221 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
24 218 (12.95%) MySQL
25 214 (12.72%) JavaScript
26 213 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
27 204 (12.12%) Git (software)
28 199 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 195 (11.59%) Relational Database
30 192 (11.41%) Jenkins

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 188 (11.17%) Apache
2 113 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 74 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 74 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 65 (3.86%) IIS
4 65 (3.86%) JBoss
5 54 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 46 (2.73%) nginx
7 36 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (1.90%) Drupal
9 29 (1.72%) Confluence
10 16 (0.95%) Node.js
11 15 (0.89%) Mule ESB
11 15 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (0.83%) SAS
13 13 (0.77%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 12 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 74 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.72%) MS Office
3 23 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.12%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.12%) Maple
7 1 (0.059%) Windchill
7 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.65%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
3 10 (0.59%) Global One
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
5 5 (0.30%) Tridion
5 5 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.30%) RMDS
6 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.12%) Eikon
7 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.059%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.059%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 189 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (1.01%) SaaS
3 17 (1.01%) IaaS
4 10 (0.59%) PaaS
4 10 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.36%) Heroku
8 5 (0.30%) Engine Yard
8 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.30%) GitHub
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.12%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (8.79%) Firewall
2 142 (8.44%) SAN
3 134 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 118 (7.01%) LDAP
5 112 (6.65%) DNS
6 74 (4.40%) Internet
7 68 (4.04%) LAN
8 67 (3.98%) SSL
9 55 (3.27%) HTTP
10 54 (3.21%) WAN
11 52 (3.09%) VPN
12 43 (2.55%) NAS
12 43 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
13 42 (2.50%) iSCSI
14 38 (2.26%) 3G
15 37 (2.20%) 2G
16 34 (2.02%) Network Security
17 32 (1.90%) SMTP
17 32 (1.90%) DHCP
18 29 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 218 (12.95%) MySQL
3 195 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 113 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 85 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 83 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
7 81 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 62 (3.68%) DB2
9 55 (3.27%) NoSQL
10 41 (2.44%) Hadoop
11 30 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.66%) KDB
12 28 (1.66%) Redis
13 27 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (1.54%) OLTP
15 25 (1.49%) Big Data
16 20 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (1.13%) MS Access
18 18 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 204 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 192 (11.41%) Jenkins
3 184 (10.93%) Subversion
4 87 (5.17%) JIRA
5 69 (4.10%) Maven
5 69 (4.10%) Ant
6 63 (3.74%) ClearCase
7 53 (3.15%) Hudson
8 50 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (2.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 37 (2.20%) SoapUI
11 32 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.54%) Gerrit
12 26 (1.54%) Artifactory
13 25 (1.49%) JUnit
14 23 (1.37%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.37%) Selenium
15 19 (1.13%) Apache Ivy
16 17 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (1.01%) Mercurial
General
1 320 (19.01%) Finance
2 258 (15.33%) Banking
3 132 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 109 (6.48%) Front Office
5 94 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.60%) Retail
8 18 (1.07%) Legal
9 17 (1.01%) Back Office
10 15 (0.89%) Electronics
11 14 (0.83%) Games
12 8 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.48%) Marketing
13 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Advertising
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
14 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.18%) Avionics
15 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 456 (27.09%) Developer
2 197 (11.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 149 (8.85%) Analyst
4 143 (8.50%) Administrator
5 95 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
6 82 (4.87%) Applications Support
7 80 (4.75%) Linux Engineer
8 79 (4.69%) Perl Developer
9 77 (4.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 68 (4.04%) Support Analyst
11 67 (3.98%) Java Developer
12 65 (3.86%) Consultant
13 60 (3.57%) C++ Developer
14 50 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
15 49 (2.91%) Software Engineer
16 45 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 44 (2.61%) Architect
18 42 (2.50%) Senior Developer
18 42 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
18 42 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (10.16%) XML
2 156 (9.27%) Web Services
3 127 (7.55%) HTML
4 125 (7.43%) .NET
5 93 (5.53%) J2EE
6 90 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
7 88 (5.23%) CSS
8 69 (4.10%) SOAP
9 66 (3.92%) LAMP
10 57 (3.39%) STL
11 55 (3.27%) Middleware
12 36 (2.14%) jQuery
13 33 (1.96%) XML Messaging
14 31 (1.84%) RESTful
15 28 (1.66%) Catalyst
15 28 (1.66%) Spring
16 26 (1.54%) JSON
16 26 (1.54%) REST
17 24 (1.43%) Ajax
17 24 (1.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.64%) Data Centre
3 82 (4.87%) Clustering
4 68 (4.04%) Fixed Income
4 68 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.80%) Equities
6 63 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 56 (3.33%) Derivative
8 44 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (1.25%) HACMP
11 21 (1.25%) CMDB
12 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.07%) Replication
14 17 (1.01%) Device Driver
15 16 (0.95%) Credit Risk
15 16 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 15 (0.89%) Wiki
16 15 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 978 (58.11%) Linux
2 796 (47.30%) UNIX
3 433 (25.73%) Windows
4 223 (13.25%) Solaris
5 199 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 104 (6.18%) AIX
7 97 (5.76%) Ubuntu
8 93 (5.53%) CentOS
9 71 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (2.20%) HPUX
11 36 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (1.60%) Debian
13 24 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (1.31%) SUSE
15 20 (1.19%) Windows 7
16 18 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (0.89%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
19 13 (0.77%) Fedora
20 12 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (17.77%) DevOps
3 233 (13.84%) Configuration Management
4 221 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 182 (10.81%) OO
6 122 (7.25%) ITIL
7 112 (6.65%) SDLC
8 104 (6.18%) Scrum
9 102 (6.06%) Open Source
10 86 (5.11%) Software Engineering
11 75 (4.46%) Release Management
12 72 (4.28%) Load Balancing
12 72 (4.28%) Low Latency
13 68 (4.04%) Multithreading
14 65 (3.86%) Project Management
15 62 (3.68%) E-Commerce
16 58 (3.45%) Change Management
17 57 (3.39%) Web Development
18 56 (3.33%) Migration
18 56 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 800 (47.53%) Python
2 621 (36.90%) Java
3 576 (34.22%) SQL
4 348 (20.68%) Bash Shell
5 334 (19.85%) Shell Script
6 315 (18.72%) Ruby
7 276 (16.40%) PHP
8 275 (16.34%) C++
9 214 (12.72%) JavaScript
10 164 (9.74%) PowerShell
11 143 (8.50%) C
12 108 (6.42%) C#
13 105 (6.24%) PL/SQL
14 101 (6.00%) Korn
15 38 (2.26%) VBScript
16 34 (2.02%) Scala
17 32 (1.90%) Jython
18 27 (1.60%) VB
19 25 (1.49%) T-SQL
20 23 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 172 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 102 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 101 (6.00%) Degree
4 66 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 37 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.90%) CCNA
7 23 (1.37%) RHCE
8 19 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.89%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.77%) HND
11 12 (0.71%) HNC
11 12 (0.71%) CCNP
12 10 (0.59%) OCPJP
13 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.42%) MCSE
16 6 (0.36%) ISEB
16 6 (0.36%) VCAP
17 4 (0.24%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.58%) QA
2 21 (1.25%) SLA
3 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.30%) COREP
4 5 (0.30%) FINREP
5 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) Basel II
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 171 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 51 (3.03%) vSphere
4 48 (2.85%) Samba
5 46 (2.73%) NFS
6 45 (2.67%) vCloud
7 40 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 30 (1.78%) KVM
9 28 (1.66%) Docker
10 26 (1.54%) Hyper-V
10 26 (1.54%) VMware ESX
11 24 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 17 (1.01%) XenServer
13 16 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.89%) Postfix
15 13 (0.77%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (0.77%) iptables
16 11 (0.65%) GPFS
17 8 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 306 (18.18%) Puppet
2 213 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (4.81%) Ansible
4 75 (4.46%) Nagios
5 56 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 53 (3.15%) Salt
7 36 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
8 30 (1.78%) Tivoli
9 28 (1.66%) Control-M
10 26 (1.54%) HAProxy
11 25 (1.49%) Rundeck
12 23 (1.37%) NetBackup
13 22 (1.31%) BladeLogic
13 22 (1.31%) Kibana
13 22 (1.31%) logstash
14 21 (1.25%) Cobbler
14 21 (1.25%) Vagrant
15 20 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
16 19 (1.13%) Graphite
16 19 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 443 (26.32%) Oracle
2 281 (16.70%) VMware
3 279 (16.58%) Red Hat
4 132 (7.84%) Sybase
5 126 (7.49%) HP
6 112 (6.65%) Microsoft
7 104 (6.18%) IBM
8 90 (5.35%) Veritas
9 81 (4.81%) Sun
10 79 (4.69%) Cisco
11 52 (3.09%) Informatica
12 50 (2.97%) NetApp
13 49 (2.91%) Citrix
14 46 (2.73%) EMC
15 44 (2.61%) Splunk
16 35 (2.08%) Perforce
17 34 (2.02%) Remedy
18 31 (1.84%) BMC
18 31 (1.84%) Google
19 30 (1.78%) Business Objects
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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