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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 146 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 772 773 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.65% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 4.35% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 515 468
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £569 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 11
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.64 £32.50 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
18275 17782 16630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.90% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12559 11962 10613
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 414 452
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -30 387 £475 - 139
South East -20 111 £350 +1.81% 65
Yorkshire +29 64 £450 +5.88% 15
East of England +25 49 £413 +3.12% 19
West Midlands +7 45 £395 -9.71% 4
North West -3 38 £425 +2.10% 13
South West -14 35 £370 -17.77% 27
East Midlands +2 16 £413 +103.20% 8
North East -16 16 £325 +30.00%
Midlands - 2 £485 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1007 (59.66%) Linux
2 881 (52.19%) Python
3 822 (48.70%) Unix
4 668 (39.57%) Java
5 597 (35.37%) SQL
6 492 (29.15%) Oracle
7 468 (27.73%) Bash Shell
8 396 (23.46%) Shell Script
9 393 (23.28%) Windows
10 384 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
11 376 (22.27%) Puppet
12 362 (21.45%) Finance
13 324 (19.19%) DevOps
14 309 (18.31%) Red Hat
15 295 (17.48%) C++
16 294 (17.42%) Ruby
17 277 (16.41%) Git (software)
18 275 (16.29%) JavaScript
19 262 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 262 (15.52%) Jenkins
20 253 (14.99%) VMware
21 241 (14.28%) Banking
22 238 (14.10%) Apache
23 230 (13.63%) Configuration Management
24 228 (13.51%) MySQL
25 213 (12.62%) PHP
26 208 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
27 203 (12.03%) C
28 202 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
29 199 (11.79%) Solaris

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 238 (14.10%) Apache
2 148 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 139 (8.23%) WebLogic
4 103 (6.10%) JBoss
5 73 (4.32%) WebSphere
6 63 (3.73%) Confluence
6 63 (3.73%) nginx
7 58 (3.44%) OpenStack
8 57 (3.38%) Node.js
9 37 (2.19%) SAS
10 35 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.90%) Apache Spark
11 32 (1.90%) IIS
12 25 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (1.01%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.77%) Jetty
16 12 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
17 11 (0.65%) CICS
Applications
1 53 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.24%) MS Office
3 13 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.71%) SPSS
5 6 (0.36%) HipChat
6 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.059%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.059%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.059%) Maple
7 1 (0.059%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.059%) MS Project
7 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.18%) Oracle BRM
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.24%) BigMachines
5 4 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.18%) Kondor
7 2 (0.12%) Brady Trinity
7 2 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.059%) Eikon
8 1 (0.059%) Global One
8 1 (0.059%) Magento
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.059%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 202 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (2.25%) GitHub
5 26 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.24%) SaaS
7 20 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.83%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.59%) IaaS
10 10 (0.59%) PaaS
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.24%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.18%) Office 365
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
15 1 (0.059%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.059%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 181 (10.72%) TCP/IP
2 155 (9.18%) HTTP
3 141 (8.35%) DNS
4 137 (8.12%) SSL
5 104 (6.16%) LDAP
6 78 (4.62%) SAN
7 76 (4.50%) Firewall
8 64 (3.79%) Internet
9 56 (3.32%) SMTP
10 49 (2.90%) SNMP
11 44 (2.61%) SSH
12 42 (2.49%) FTP
12 42 (2.49%) VPN
13 39 (2.31%) DHCP
14 29 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (1.42%) X.509
16 23 (1.36%) 802.15
16 23 (1.36%) Bluetooth
16 23 (1.36%) ZigBee
17 22 (1.30%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (13.51%) MySQL
2 143 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 135 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 133 (7.88%) Oracle Database
4 133 (7.88%) SQL Server
5 79 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 78 (4.62%) Big Data
7 72 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 70 (4.15%) NoSQL
9 45 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 38 (2.25%) DB2
12 37 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (2.01%) Apache Hive
14 31 (1.84%) Redis
15 30 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (1.78%) Jackrabbit
16 28 (1.66%) OLTP
17 27 (1.60%) Oracle OWB
18 23 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 277 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 262 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 134 (7.94%) Subversion
4 124 (7.35%) JIRA
5 117 (6.93%) Maven
6 75 (4.44%) ClearCase
7 74 (4.38%) Ant
8 70 (4.15%) Selenium
9 67 (3.97%) TeamCity
10 53 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 52 (3.08%) Gradle
12 48 (2.84%) Eclipse
13 44 (2.61%) Gerrit
14 42 (2.49%) ClearQuest
15 41 (2.43%) Hudson
16 39 (2.31%) CA Gen
17 37 (2.19%) Cucumber
18 33 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 31 (1.84%) Mockito
20 29 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 362 (21.45%) Finance
2 241 (14.28%) Banking
3 102 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 85 (5.04%) Front Office
5 56 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.13%) Games
7 19 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.07%) Billing
8 18 (1.07%) Retail
9 14 (0.83%) Back Office
10 10 (0.59%) Electronics
10 10 (0.59%) Military
11 9 (0.53%) Marketing
12 8 (0.47%) Advertising
13 6 (0.36%) Legal
13 6 (0.36%) Publishing
14 4 (0.24%) Avionics
15 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 486 (28.79%) Developer
2 188 (11.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (8.29%) Administrator
4 138 (8.18%) Linux Engineer
5 122 (7.23%) Analyst
6 119 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 116 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
8 100 (5.92%) Architect
9 89 (5.27%) Oracle Developer
10 84 (4.98%) Linux Administrator
11 75 (4.44%) Applications Support
11 75 (4.44%) C++ Developer
12 70 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 65 (3.85%) Support Engineer
14 62 (3.67%) Support Analyst
15 59 (3.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 58 (3.44%) Unix Engineer
17 57 (3.38%) Unix Administrator
18 55 (3.26%) Unix Developer
19 51 (3.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (11.55%) HTML
2 165 (9.77%) Web Services
3 155 (9.18%) J2EE
4 138 (8.18%) .NET
5 135 (8.00%) CSS
6 106 (6.28%) JSON
7 100 (5.92%) LAMP
8 97 (5.75%) Middleware
9 94 (5.57%) XML
10 77 (4.56%) Ajax
11 68 (4.03%) REST
12 66 (3.91%) HTML5
13 64 (3.79%) STL
14 57 (3.38%) jQuery
15 55 (3.26%) CSS3
16 53 (3.14%) AngularJS
16 53 (3.14%) LAPP Stack
17 51 (3.02%) Spring
18 41 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
19 40 (2.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 88 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (3.79%) Clustering
5 61 (3.61%) Equities
6 48 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 46 (2.73%) Derivative
8 41 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 36 (2.13%) Fintech
10 34 (2.01%) Fixed Income
11 30 (1.78%) Statistics
12 24 (1.42%) PKI
13 19 (1.13%) User Experience
14 18 (1.07%) Internet of Things
15 17 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 17 (1.01%) Mainframe
15 17 (1.01%) Wiki
16 16 (0.95%) HACMP
17 15 (0.89%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1007 (59.66%) Linux
2 822 (48.70%) Unix
3 393 (23.28%) Windows
4 262 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 199 (11.79%) Solaris
6 110 (6.52%) CentOS
7 90 (5.33%) Windows Server
8 81 (4.80%) AIX
9 80 (4.74%) Ubuntu
10 45 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 35 (2.07%) SUSE
13 31 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
14 29 (1.72%) HPUX
14 29 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (1.54%) Debian
16 25 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
17 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (19.19%) DevOps
3 230 (13.63%) Configuration Management
4 208 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
5 194 (11.49%) OO
6 167 (9.89%) Open Source
7 135 (8.00%) High Availability
8 110 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 106 (6.28%) TDD
10 100 (5.92%) Scrum
11 94 (5.57%) ITIL
12 92 (5.45%) Release Management
13 87 (5.15%) SDLC
14 84 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
16 74 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 70 (4.15%) Migration
18 68 (4.03%) Load Balancing
19 65 (3.85%) BDD
19 65 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 881 (52.19%) Python
2 668 (39.57%) Java
3 597 (35.37%) SQL
4 468 (27.73%) Bash Shell
5 396 (23.46%) Shell Script
6 295 (17.48%) C++
7 294 (17.42%) Ruby
8 275 (16.29%) JavaScript
9 213 (12.62%) PHP
10 203 (12.03%) C
11 164 (9.72%) C#
12 156 (9.24%) PL/SQL
13 146 (8.65%) PowerShell
14 101 (5.98%) Korn
15 70 (4.15%) Scala
16 44 (2.61%) AWK
17 39 (2.31%) Groovy
18 28 (1.66%) sed
19 27 (1.60%) R
20 22 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 192 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 115 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 110 (6.52%) Degree
4 45 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.24%) CCNA
7 18 (1.07%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.71%) CCNP
9 11 (0.65%) PhD
10 10 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.59%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.47%) RHCE
11 8 (0.47%) RHCT
12 7 (0.41%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.36%) CEH
13 6 (0.36%) CISSP
13 6 (0.36%) GIAC
14 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.30%) LPIC
15 4 (0.24%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.73%) QA
2 27 (1.60%) SLA
3 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.41%) MiFID
7 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.24%) WCAG
8 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) GPG13
9 2 (0.12%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.12%) SDET
9 2 (0.12%) WAI
10 1 (0.059%) COBIT
System Software
1 158 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (7.23%) Docker
3 80 (4.74%) NFS
4 75 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 58 (3.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 50 (2.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 40 (2.37%) vSphere
8 39 (2.31%) Samba
9 31 (1.84%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.66%) Veritas File System
11 25 (1.48%) KVM
12 24 (1.42%) vCloud
13 23 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (1.18%) Squid
15 17 (1.01%) Hyper-V
16 16 (0.95%) Xen
17 14 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (0.77%) qmail
19 12 (0.71%) iptables
20 11 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 376 (22.27%) Puppet
2 194 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (8.12%) Ansible
4 88 (5.21%) Nagios
5 60 (3.55%) logstash
6 50 (2.96%) ZABBIX
7 44 (2.61%) Kibana
8 42 (2.49%) Cacti
9 39 (2.31%) Salt
10 29 (1.72%) Graphite
11 28 (1.66%) Grafana
11 28 (1.66%) HAProxy
11 28 (1.66%) Tivoli
12 27 (1.60%) Uchiwa
13 24 (1.42%) Kubernetes
14 21 (1.24%) Ganglia
14 21 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
15 19 (1.13%) Control-M
16 17 (1.01%) CFEngine
17 15 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 492 (29.15%) Oracle
2 309 (18.31%) Red Hat
3 253 (14.99%) VMware
4 114 (6.75%) IBM
5 113 (6.69%) Microsoft
6 103 (6.10%) HP
7 95 (5.63%) Veritas
8 84 (4.98%) Sun
9 82 (4.86%) Sybase
10 78 (4.62%) Cisco
10 78 (4.62%) Informatica
11 73 (4.32%) Splunk
12 63 (3.73%) Pega
13 56 (3.32%) EMC
14 52 (3.08%) BEA
15 49 (2.90%) webMethods
16 41 (2.43%) Google
17 38 (2.25%) CA
18 25 (1.48%) NetApp
19 24 (1.42%) F5
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