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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 126 148 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -50
Contract jobs citing Perl 874 745 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.51% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 4.05% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 485 584
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £19.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +23.23%
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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
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 £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +31 483 £475 - 153
South East +57 188 £375 +3.44% 59
East of England -8 58 £350 -12.50% 34
South West -24 51 £400 - 16
North West -15 37 £350 -4.76% 12
Yorkshire -19 28 £400 +28.00% 14
North East -30 9 £363 +34.88% 9
East Midlands -1 6 £388 +10.71% 12
West Midlands -25 6 £325 +8.33% 5
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 982 (58.59%) Linux
2 815 (48.63%) UNIX
3 809 (48.27%) Python
4 636 (37.95%) Java
5 602 (35.92%) SQL
6 473 (28.22%) Oracle
7 445 (26.55%) Windows
8 349 (20.82%) Bash Shell
9 337 (20.11%) Shell Script
10 320 (19.09%) Finance
11 316 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
12 300 (17.90%) Ruby
13 298 (17.78%) Puppet
14 283 (16.89%) DevOps
15 281 (16.77%) C++
16 270 (16.11%) Red Hat
17 265 (15.81%) PHP
18 256 (15.27%) VMware
19 240 (14.32%) Banking
20 236 (14.08%) JavaScript
21 234 (13.96%) Configuration Management
22 226 (13.48%) MySQL
23 220 (13.13%) Solaris
24 216 (12.89%) SQL Server
25 213 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
26 210 (12.53%) Git (software)
26 210 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
27 191 (11.40%) Jenkins
28 190 (11.34%) Relational Database
29 189 (11.28%) Security Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 181 (10.80%) Apache
2 119 (7.10%) Tomcat
3 77 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 75 (4.47%) WebSphere
5 70 (4.18%) JBoss
6 62 (3.70%) IIS
7 46 (2.74%) OpenStack
8 44 (2.63%) nginx
9 32 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (1.85%) Drupal
11 26 (1.55%) Confluence
12 20 (1.19%) SAS
13 19 (1.13%) Node.js
14 15 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.84%) Mule ESB
16 13 (0.78%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.66%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.66%) MQSeries
Applications
1 68 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.03%) MS Office
3 25 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Maple
6 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.18%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.060%) Windchill
8 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.66%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.60%) Global One
4 7 (0.42%) Tridion
5 5 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.24%) Summit
6 4 (0.24%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.12%) Eikon
8 2 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.060%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.060%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.060%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 179 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (1.01%) SaaS
4 15 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.78%) IaaS
6 12 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.42%) PaaS
9 6 (0.36%) GitHub
10 5 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.30%) Heroku
10 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.24%) Engine Yard
11 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Boomi
13 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 140 (8.35%) TCP/IP
2 131 (7.82%) SAN
2 131 (7.82%) Firewall
3 106 (6.32%) DNS
4 100 (5.97%) LDAP
5 64 (3.82%) SSL
6 59 (3.52%) Internet
7 54 (3.22%) LAN
8 49 (2.92%) HTTP
9 48 (2.86%) NAS
10 47 (2.80%) VPN
11 44 (2.63%) WAN
12 35 (2.09%) DHCP
13 34 (2.03%) iSCSI
14 33 (1.97%) Network Security
15 32 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
16 31 (1.85%) 3G
17 30 (1.79%) SMTP
17 30 (1.79%) 2G
17 30 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (13.48%) MySQL
2 216 (12.89%) SQL Server
3 190 (11.34%) Relational Database
4 118 (7.04%) RDBMS
5 90 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (5.37%) Oracle Database
6 72 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 53 (3.16%) DB2
8 47 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 46 (2.74%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 30 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (1.67%) Big Data
13 26 (1.55%) Redis
14 25 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.25%) OLTP
16 20 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (0.95%) KDB
Development Applications
1 210 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 191 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 182 (10.86%) Subversion
4 85 (5.07%) JIRA
5 76 (4.53%) Maven
6 70 (4.18%) Ant
7 61 (3.64%) ClearCase
8 52 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 50 (2.98%) Hudson
10 40 (2.39%) SoapUI
11 36 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 35 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 31 (1.85%) Artifactory
14 28 (1.67%) Gerrit
14 28 (1.67%) JUnit
14 28 (1.67%) Eclipse
15 24 (1.43%) Gradle
16 23 (1.37%) Selenium
17 20 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
18 18 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 320 (19.09%) Finance
2 240 (14.32%) Banking
3 118 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 115 (6.86%) Front Office
5 95 (5.67%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.85%) Retail
7 29 (1.73%) Back Office
7 29 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.07%) Legal
9 14 (0.84%) Games
10 13 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.72%) Electronics
12 8 (0.48%) Marketing
13 6 (0.36%) Advertising
14 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.24%) German Language
15 4 (0.24%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 453 (27.03%) Developer
2 177 (10.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 149 (8.89%) Analyst
4 143 (8.53%) Administrator
5 99 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
6 79 (4.71%) Applications Support
7 77 (4.59%) Perl Developer
8 76 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
9 67 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 66 (3.94%) Java Developer
11 64 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 60 (3.58%) Support Analyst
13 57 (3.40%) Consultant
14 51 (3.04%) Linux Administrator
15 49 (2.92%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 42 (2.51%) Senior Developer
18 40 (2.39%) Architect
19 39 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
20 38 (2.27%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (10.98%) XML
2 155 (9.25%) Web Services
3 149 (8.89%) HTML
4 135 (8.05%) .NET
5 91 (5.43%) CSS
6 89 (5.31%) J2EE
7 82 (4.89%) FIX Protocol
8 78 (4.65%) Middleware
9 74 (4.42%) SOAP
10 68 (4.06%) LAMP
11 65 (3.88%) STL
12 42 (2.51%) jQuery
13 37 (2.21%) XML Messaging
14 33 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 31 (1.85%) RESTful
15 31 (1.85%) Spring
15 31 (1.85%) JSON
16 29 (1.73%) Ajax
16 29 (1.73%) Catalyst
17 28 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 74 (4.42%) Clustering
4 66 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.52%) Equities
6 57 (3.40%) Fixed Income
7 55 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (2.68%) Derivative
9 44 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.37%) Credit Risk
13 22 (1.31%) Market Risk
14 21 (1.25%) CMDB
15 20 (1.19%) Grid Computing
16 18 (1.07%) HACMP
16 18 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
17 16 (0.95%) Algorithms
18 14 (0.84%) SWIFT
19 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 982 (58.59%) Linux
2 815 (48.63%) UNIX
3 445 (26.55%) Windows
4 220 (13.13%) Solaris
5 186 (11.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (5.49%) Ubuntu
7 82 (4.89%) AIX
7 82 (4.89%) CentOS
8 64 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (2.33%) HPUX
10 35 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (1.79%) SUSE
12 27 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (1.37%) Debian
14 22 (1.31%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.89%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
16 14 (0.84%) Fedora
17 12 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (16.89%) DevOps
3 234 (13.96%) Configuration Management
4 213 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (10.74%) OO
6 122 (7.28%) ITIL
7 109 (6.50%) SDLC
8 102 (6.09%) Open Source
9 101 (6.03%) Scrum
10 89 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 76 (4.53%) Project Management
12 74 (4.42%) Release Management
13 71 (4.24%) Load Balancing
14 69 (4.12%) E-Commerce
15 65 (3.88%) Migration
15 65 (3.88%) Multithreading
15 65 (3.88%) Low Latency
16 59 (3.52%) Web Development
16 59 (3.52%) TDD
17 58 (3.46%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 809 (48.27%) Python
2 636 (37.95%) Java
3 602 (35.92%) SQL
4 349 (20.82%) Bash Shell
5 337 (20.11%) Shell Script
6 300 (17.90%) Ruby
7 281 (16.77%) C++
8 265 (15.81%) PHP
9 236 (14.08%) JavaScript
10 169 (10.08%) PowerShell
11 146 (8.71%) C
12 121 (7.22%) PL/SQL
13 108 (6.44%) C#
14 96 (5.73%) Korn
15 45 (2.68%) VBScript
16 39 (2.33%) VB
16 39 (2.33%) Scala
17 30 (1.79%) Jython
18 26 (1.55%) C-shell
19 25 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 110 (6.56%) Degree
3 109 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 77 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.37%) CCNA
6 23 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.37%) RHCE
7 15 (0.89%) Sun Certification
7 15 (0.89%) CCNP
8 11 (0.66%) HND
9 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.48%) HNC
10 8 (0.48%) OCPJP
10 8 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.42%) MCSE
11 7 (0.42%) VCAP
12 6 (0.36%) CCSA
12 6 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.59%) QA
2 31 (1.85%) SLA
3 5 (0.30%) COREP
3 5 (0.30%) FINREP
4 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) Basel II
5 2 (0.12%) MiFID
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.10%) vSphere
4 44 (2.63%) vCloud
5 43 (2.57%) NFS
6 42 (2.51%) Samba
7 40 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 30 (1.79%) KVM
9 29 (1.73%) Docker
9 29 (1.73%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.67%) Hyper-V
10 28 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 17 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.66%) Postfix
14 9 (0.54%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.54%) Firmware
14 9 (0.54%) GPFS
15 8 (0.48%) iptables
15 8 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 298 (17.78%) Puppet
2 210 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (4.47%) Ansible
4 70 (4.18%) Nagios
5 46 (2.74%) ZABBIX
6 42 (2.51%) Salt
7 40 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
8 37 (2.21%) Tivoli
9 28 (1.67%) NetBackup
9 28 (1.67%) Control-M
9 28 (1.67%) HAProxy
10 24 (1.43%) logstash
10 24 (1.43%) Rundeck
10 24 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
11 23 (1.37%) Kibana
11 23 (1.37%) BladeLogic
12 20 (1.19%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
13 17 (1.01%) Zenoss
14 15 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 473 (28.22%) Oracle
2 270 (16.11%) Red Hat
3 256 (15.27%) VMware
4 131 (7.82%) HP
5 123 (7.34%) Sybase
6 106 (6.32%) IBM
7 105 (6.26%) Microsoft
8 84 (5.01%) Sun
9 74 (4.42%) Cisco
10 73 (4.36%) Veritas
11 43 (2.57%) NetApp
11 43 (2.57%) Informatica
11 43 (2.57%) Citrix
12 40 (2.39%) EMC
13 38 (2.27%) Splunk
14 35 (2.09%) Remedy
15 34 (2.03%) Google
16 32 (1.91%) Symantec
16 32 (1.91%) Perforce
17 31 (1.85%) BMC
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30574 - £38564 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago