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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 142 129 144
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Perl 756 761 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.66% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 4.44% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 501 351
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +35.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +38.59%
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
18017 17153 15267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.83% 37.50% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11928 10899 9503
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 450 603
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £16.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -18 444 £488 +2.63% 122
South East +29 152 £343 -2.14% 81
South West -3 49 £450 +17.64% 24
North West -5 25 £454 +29.64% 11
East of England -11 23 £400 +6.66% 37
West Midlands -5 22 £444 +57.77% 8
Yorkshire -13 19 £425 +41.66% 16
North East +4 11 £281 +2.27% 5
East Midlands +7 7 £203 -49.25% 4
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 928 (57.00%) Linux
2 751 (46.13%) UNIX
3 740 (45.45%) Python
4 600 (36.86%) Java
5 531 (32.62%) SQL
6 409 (25.12%) Oracle
7 380 (23.34%) Bash Shell
8 377 (23.16%) Ruby
9 369 (22.67%) Windows
10 346 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
11 342 (21.01%) Shell Script
12 327 (20.09%) Puppet
13 321 (19.72%) DevOps
14 317 (19.47%) Red Hat
15 291 (17.87%) Finance
16 266 (16.34%) Banking
17 264 (16.22%) PHP
18 249 (15.29%) VMware
19 245 (15.05%) C++
20 237 (14.56%) Apache
21 228 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 218 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
23 217 (13.33%) MySQL
24 211 (12.96%) Subversion
25 209 (12.84%) Jenkins
26 207 (12.71%) Configuration Management
27 202 (12.41%) JavaScript
28 195 (11.98%) OO
29 178 (10.93%) Git (software)
30 177 (10.87%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 237 (14.56%) Apache
2 131 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 108 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 65 (3.99%) WebSphere
5 60 (3.69%) JBoss
6 54 (3.32%) nginx
7 49 (3.01%) OpenStack
8 44 (2.70%) Node.js
9 36 (2.21%) Confluence
10 34 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.35%) IIS
13 19 (1.17%) CMS
13 19 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.98%) MS Exchange
15 15 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
15 15 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
16 13 (0.80%) MediaWiki
16 13 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 57 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.90%) MS Office
3 15 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.61%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.61%) Summit
3 9 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
6 5 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.25%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.18%) RMDS
9 1 (0.061%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.061%) Global One
9 1 (0.061%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.061%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.061%) assyst
9 1 (0.061%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.54%) PaaS
3 21 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.04%) IaaS
5 16 (0.98%) Heroku
5 16 (0.98%) Engine Yard
6 12 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.68%) SaaS
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.31%) Route 53
9 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.31%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.18%) GitHub
12 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.061%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 168 (10.32%) DNS
2 142 (8.72%) Firewall
3 140 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 102 (6.27%) SAN
5 89 (5.47%) Internet
6 85 (5.22%) LDAP
7 63 (3.87%) HTTP
8 58 (3.56%) LAN
9 53 (3.26%) VPN
10 51 (3.13%) SSL
11 48 (2.95%) WAN
12 46 (2.83%) Radio Access Network
13 42 (2.58%) BGP
14 40 (2.46%) EIGRP
15 37 (2.27%) 3G
15 37 (2.27%) NAS
16 35 (2.15%) SNMP
17 34 (2.09%) 2G
18 32 (1.97%) OSPF
18 32 (1.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (13.33%) MySQL
2 159 (9.77%) Relational Database
3 130 (7.99%) SQL Server
4 122 (7.49%) MongoDB
5 101 (6.20%) Oracle Database
6 91 (5.59%) RDBMS
7 81 (4.98%) NoSQL
8 77 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (3.62%) Hadoop
10 57 (3.50%) Big Data
11 49 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (2.89%) DB2
13 31 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 27 (1.66%) KDB
15 24 (1.47%) CouchDB
16 22 (1.35%) OLTP
16 22 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (1.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 211 (12.96%) Subversion
2 209 (12.84%) Jenkins
3 178 (10.93%) Git (software)
4 102 (6.27%) Maven
5 84 (5.16%) Ant
6 77 (4.73%) JIRA
7 73 (4.48%) Hudson
8 61 (3.75%) ClearCase
9 41 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 39 (2.40%) Selenium
11 35 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (1.60%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.41%) JUnit
14 23 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
15 20 (1.23%) PHPUnit
16 16 (0.98%) JMeter
17 15 (0.92%) Toad
17 15 (0.92%) Introscope
18 14 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 291 (17.87%) Finance
2 266 (16.34%) Banking
3 127 (7.80%) Investment Banking
4 89 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 72 (4.42%) Front Office
6 24 (1.47%) Retail
7 20 (1.23%) Marketing
8 19 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.17%) Electronics
9 15 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.80%) Games
11 11 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.55%) Advertising
13 8 (0.49%) Publishing
14 7 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.18%) Legal
15 3 (0.18%) Military
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
17 1 (0.061%) German Language
17 1 (0.061%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 480 (29.48%) Developer
2 204 (12.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 134 (8.23%) Analyst
4 105 (6.45%) Administrator
5 90 (5.53%) Applications Support
6 83 (5.10%) Architect
7 80 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
8 77 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 73 (4.48%) Support Analyst
10 71 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 66 (4.05%) Perl Developer
12 64 (3.93%) C++ Developer
13 62 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
14 51 (3.13%) Consultant
14 51 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 51 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
14 51 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 50 (3.07%) Senior Developer
16 43 (2.64%) Support Engineer
17 38 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (8.85%) HTML
2 117 (7.19%) Web Services
2 117 (7.19%) XML
3 103 (6.33%) CSS
4 88 (5.41%) .NET
5 85 (5.22%) J2EE
6 72 (4.42%) LAMP
7 55 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
8 48 (2.95%) jQuery
9 47 (2.89%) Middleware
10 39 (2.40%) REST
11 36 (2.21%) Spring
12 35 (2.15%) SOAP
13 34 (2.09%) RESTful
13 34 (2.09%) MCollective
14 33 (2.03%) STL
14 33 (2.03%) Ajax
15 29 (1.78%) CGI
16 28 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
16 28 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (6.27%) Open Source
3 93 (5.71%) Clustering
4 73 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 72 (4.42%) Derivative
6 63 (3.87%) Fixed Income
7 58 (3.56%) Equities
7 58 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (1.60%) Oracle Exalogic
8 26 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.54%) Device Driver
10 24 (1.47%) Replication
11 22 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.11%) Wiki
13 18 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
15 16 (0.98%) IVR
16 15 (0.92%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 928 (57.00%) Linux
2 751 (46.13%) UNIX
3 369 (22.67%) Windows
4 228 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 175 (10.75%) Solaris
6 118 (7.25%) CentOS
7 97 (5.96%) Ubuntu
8 92 (5.65%) AIX
9 66 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (3.56%) SUSE
11 45 (2.76%) Debian
12 44 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 31 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (1.23%) HPUX
16 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.80%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.55%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (19.72%) DevOps
3 218 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (12.71%) Configuration Management
5 195 (11.98%) OO
6 123 (7.56%) Scrum
7 114 (7.00%) ITIL
8 102 (6.27%) Software Engineering
9 91 (5.59%) Release Management
10 84 (5.16%) TDD
11 79 (4.85%) Load Balancing
12 72 (4.42%) Change Management
13 70 (4.30%) E-Commerce
14 59 (3.62%) Low Latency
15 54 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
15 54 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (3.13%) MVC
17 50 (3.07%) Web Development
18 48 (2.95%) Data Modelling
19 44 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 740 (45.45%) Python
2 600 (36.86%) Java
3 531 (32.62%) SQL
4 380 (23.34%) Bash Shell
5 377 (23.16%) Ruby
6 342 (21.01%) Shell Script
7 264 (16.22%) PHP
8 245 (15.05%) C++
9 202 (12.41%) JavaScript
10 135 (8.29%) C
11 117 (7.19%) Korn
12 109 (6.70%) PL/SQL
13 102 (6.27%) C#
14 96 (5.90%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.90%) Scala
16 25 (1.54%) Clojure
17 23 (1.41%) VB
17 23 (1.41%) AWK
17 23 (1.41%) Jython
18 18 (1.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 139 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 91 (5.59%) Degree
3 70 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 69 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (4.05%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.95%) CCNA
7 30 (1.84%) CCNP
8 19 (1.17%) VCP4
9 17 (1.04%) CCIE
9 17 (1.04%) RHCE
10 14 (0.86%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.68%) HNC
12 9 (0.55%) HND
12 9 (0.55%) OCPJP
12 9 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.49%) RHCT
13 8 (0.49%) ISEB
14 6 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.73%) QA
2 16 (0.98%) SLA
3 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 144 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.70%) NFS
4 41 (2.52%) Samba
5 40 (2.46%) vSphere
6 31 (1.90%) vCloud
7 29 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 28 (1.72%) XenServer
9 26 (1.60%) KVM
10 25 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (1.47%) Docker
12 21 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 20 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
14 19 (1.17%) Postfix
14 19 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (1.04%) Sendmail
16 13 (0.80%) Squid
17 10 (0.61%) Hyper-V
18 9 (0.55%) HDFS
19 8 (0.49%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 327 (20.09%) Puppet
2 177 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (6.70%) Nagios
4 70 (4.30%) Salt
5 60 (3.69%) Ansible
6 57 (3.50%) ZABBIX
7 34 (2.09%) Cobbler
8 30 (1.84%) collectd
9 29 (1.78%) Control-M
10 22 (1.35%) Cacti
10 22 (1.35%) Graphite
11 21 (1.29%) NetBackup
12 20 (1.23%) Opsview
13 19 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
13 19 (1.17%) Tivoli
14 17 (1.04%) NSN NetAct
15 16 (0.98%) RANCID
16 15 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (0.92%) OpenNMS
17 14 (0.86%) SELinux
Vendors
1 409 (25.12%) Oracle
2 317 (19.47%) Red Hat
3 249 (15.29%) VMware
4 105 (6.45%) IBM
5 103 (6.33%) Sybase
6 90 (5.53%) Cisco
7 76 (4.67%) Microsoft
8 67 (4.12%) HP
9 57 (3.50%) EMC
10 55 (3.38%) Sun
11 50 (3.07%) Business Objects
12 48 (2.95%) F5
13 45 (2.76%) Veritas
14 43 (2.64%) Citrix
14 43 (2.64%) Informatica
15 41 (2.52%) NetApp
16 36 (2.21%) TIBCO
17 35 (2.15%) Juniper
18 32 (1.97%) Rackspace
19 30 (1.84%) Splunk
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £276 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Optimus Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum £60k-£75k + excellent package + bonu
Posted: 4 days ago