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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 133 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 891 890 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.85% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 4.71% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 572 609
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.57 £26.35 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £52.65 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
19771 18905 19499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.22% 39.39% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13246 12352 11762
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 510 668
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -21 478 £450 -5.26% 173
South East -22 142 £375 - 74
East of England +43 99 £375 +32.74% 48
South West +22 70 £450 +38.46% 34
North West -14 34 £375 +21.75% 15
West Midlands -6 22 £350 +7.69% 5
Yorkshire -25 19 £365 +17.93% 24
East Midlands +4 17 £350 +16.66% 1
North East -35 6 £375 +36.36% 9
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 964 (59.18%) Linux
2 752 (46.16%) UNIX
3 627 (38.49%) Python
4 574 (35.24%) Java
5 538 (33.03%) SQL
6 397 (24.37%) Oracle
7 376 (23.08%) Windows
8 367 (22.53%) Bash Shell
9 330 (20.26%) Red Hat
10 304 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
10 304 (18.66%) Ruby
11 303 (18.60%) Finance
12 290 (17.80%) PHP
13 288 (17.68%) Shell Script
14 261 (16.02%) Puppet
15 251 (15.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 245 (15.04%) Apache
17 244 (14.98%) DevOps
18 243 (14.92%) Banking
19 241 (14.79%) MySQL
20 222 (13.63%) C++
21 220 (13.51%) JavaScript
22 207 (12.71%) HTML
23 194 (11.91%) DNS
24 186 (11.42%) VMware
25 169 (10.37%) Solaris
26 161 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
27 157 (9.64%) Firewall
28 152 (9.33%) Git (software)
29 151 (9.27%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 245 (15.04%) Apache
2 134 (8.23%) WebLogic
3 101 (6.20%) Tomcat
4 96 (5.89%) WebSphere
5 44 (2.70%) JBoss
6 38 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 35 (2.15%) MS Exchange
8 34 (2.09%) IIS
9 31 (1.90%) SharePoint
9 31 (1.90%) nginx
10 26 (1.60%) Confluence
11 24 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.35%) Node.js
12 22 (1.35%) CMS
13 18 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
14 14 (0.86%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
16 11 (0.68%) Moodle
17 10 (0.61%) MediaWiki
17 10 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.46%) MS Office
3 25 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) FrameMaker
5 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) Gephi
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.10%) ResourceLink
2 11 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.55%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.49%) Summit
5 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 1 (0.061%) assyst
9 1 (0.061%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.061%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.061%) Brady Trinity
9 1 (0.061%) Global One
9 1 (0.061%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (1.72%) SaaS
4 16 (0.98%) GitHub
4 16 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
5 15 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.55%) PaaS
8 8 (0.49%) IaaS
9 7 (0.43%) ElastiCache
9 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.31%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (0.18%) Joyent
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.12%) Office 365
14 1 (0.061%) Route 53
14 1 (0.061%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 194 (11.91%) DNS
2 157 (9.64%) Firewall
3 123 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 117 (7.18%) LDAP
5 104 (6.38%) HTTP
6 102 (6.26%) Internet
7 76 (4.67%) SMTP
8 75 (4.60%) SAN
9 67 (4.11%) SSL
10 59 (3.62%) VPN
11 56 (3.44%) SSH
12 53 (3.25%) DHCP
13 45 (2.76%) SNMP
14 42 (2.58%) WAN
15 38 (2.33%) BGP
16 36 (2.21%) LAN
16 36 (2.21%) NAS
17 34 (2.09%) OSPF
18 33 (2.03%) Network Security
19 30 (1.84%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (14.79%) MySQL
2 122 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 104 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 102 (6.26%) SQL Server
5 80 (4.91%) RDBMS
6 63 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 62 (3.81%) DB2
8 61 (3.74%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (3.19%) Big Data
11 48 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (2.89%) Hadoop
13 38 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 33 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.35%) CouchDB
17 21 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
18 19 (1.17%) Riak
19 18 (1.10%) Redis
20 16 (0.98%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 152 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 151 (9.27%) Subversion
3 120 (7.37%) Jenkins
4 72 (4.42%) Ant
5 65 (3.99%) JIRA
6 53 (3.25%) Maven
7 51 (3.13%) Hudson
8 48 (2.95%) Selenium
9 40 (2.46%) ClearCase
10 23 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.35%) JUnit
12 19 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
12 19 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 16 (0.98%) Apache Ivy
15 15 (0.92%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.86%) Visual Studio
17 13 (0.80%) PHPUnit
18 12 (0.74%) WebDriver
18 12 (0.74%) Introscope
General
1 303 (18.60%) Finance
2 243 (14.92%) Banking
3 112 (6.88%) Investment Banking
4 87 (5.34%) Front Office
5 82 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.46%) Retail
7 32 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.23%) Marketing
9 19 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.86%) Electronics
10 14 (0.86%) Advertising
11 10 (0.61%) Publishing
11 10 (0.61%) Back Office
12 9 (0.55%) Games
13 6 (0.37%) German Language
14 5 (0.31%) Legal
15 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.12%) Swedish Language
16 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (27.75%) Developer
2 149 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 148 (9.09%) Analyst
4 128 (7.86%) Administrator
5 96 (5.89%) Architect
6 94 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 89 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
8 85 (5.22%) Applications Support
9 81 (4.97%) Consultant
10 77 (4.73%) Support Engineer
11 70 (4.30%) Perl Developer
12 66 (4.05%) Support Analyst
13 65 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 56 (3.44%) Java Developer
15 54 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
16 47 (2.89%) C++ Developer
17 41 (2.52%) Software Engineer
17 41 (2.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 38 (2.33%) DBA
18 38 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (12.71%) HTML
2 151 (9.27%) XML
3 133 (8.16%) CSS
4 132 (8.10%) .NET
5 113 (6.94%) Web Services
6 110 (6.75%) LAMP
7 77 (4.73%) jQuery
8 66 (4.05%) Middleware
9 61 (3.74%) J2EE
9 61 (3.74%) HTML5
10 56 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
11 53 (3.25%) XSLT
12 43 (2.64%) Ajax
13 39 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
14 36 (2.21%) CSS3
15 34 (2.09%) Rendezvous
15 34 (2.09%) CGI
16 33 (2.03%) Spring
16 33 (2.03%) JSON
16 33 (2.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.32%) Open Source
3 86 (5.28%) Clustering
4 78 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 74 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.50%) Fixed Income
7 51 (3.13%) Equities
7 51 (3.13%) Derivative
8 41 (2.52%) Replication
9 30 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
13 18 (1.10%) CLARiiON
14 17 (1.04%) User Experience
15 16 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.92%) IVR
17 13 (0.80%) STB
Operating Systems
1 964 (59.18%) Linux
2 752 (46.16%) UNIX
3 376 (23.08%) Windows
4 251 (15.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 169 (10.37%) Solaris
6 120 (7.37%) CentOS
7 72 (4.42%) AIX
8 69 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 66 (4.05%) Ubuntu
10 54 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (3.31%) Debian
11 51 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
12 36 (2.21%) SUSE
13 35 (2.15%) Windows XP
14 25 (1.53%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.10%) SELinux
16 13 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.74%) HPUX
18 11 (0.68%) Android
19 7 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (14.98%) DevOps
3 161 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (8.16%) OO
5 127 (7.80%) Configuration Management
6 120 (7.37%) ITIL
7 109 (6.69%) Scrum
8 98 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 94 (5.77%) Low Latency
10 82 (5.03%) Load Balancing
11 80 (4.91%) Migration
12 77 (4.73%) TDD
13 72 (4.42%) Change Management
14 67 (4.11%) E-Commerce
15 62 (3.81%) Electronic Trading
16 57 (3.50%) Data Modelling
17 55 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
18 45 (2.76%) MVC
18 45 (2.76%) Project Management
19 42 (2.58%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 627 (38.49%) Python
2 574 (35.24%) Java
3 538 (33.03%) SQL
4 367 (22.53%) Bash Shell
5 304 (18.66%) Ruby
6 290 (17.80%) PHP
7 288 (17.68%) Shell Script
8 222 (13.63%) C++
9 220 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 130 (7.98%) C
11 119 (7.31%) C#
12 116 (7.12%) PowerShell
13 114 (7.00%) Korn
14 105 (6.45%) PL/SQL
15 52 (3.19%) Tcl
16 32 (1.96%) VB
16 32 (1.96%) VBA
17 25 (1.53%) AWK
18 21 (1.29%) Scala
18 21 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 128 (7.86%) Degree
2 118 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 65 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (2.52%) CCNA
6 30 (1.84%) CCNP
6 30 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.41%) ISEB
8 20 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.86%) RHCE
10 14 (0.86%) CCIE
11 13 (0.80%) LPIC
11 13 (0.80%) CCENT
12 11 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.68%) CCA
12 11 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.68%) MCSE
13 8 (0.49%) HNC
13 8 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.81%) QA
2 15 (0.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.37%) GPG13
5 5 (0.31%) WCAG
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) Basel III
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) DO-160
8 1 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 115 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 62 (3.81%) NFS
4 44 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 31 (1.90%) Samba
6 31 (1.90%) XenServer
7 27 (1.66%) vCloud
8 22 (1.35%) Squid
9 21 (1.29%) Sendmail
10 20 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (1.10%) qmail
12 17 (1.04%) vSphere
13 16 (0.98%) Firmware
14 15 (0.92%) Xen
15 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.74%) Postfix
16 9 (0.55%) Hyper-V
16 9 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 261 (16.02%) Puppet
2 149 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (6.88%) Nagios
4 52 (3.19%) Salt
5 49 (3.01%) ZABBIX
6 32 (1.96%) Zenoss
7 29 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 25 (1.53%) Tivoli
9 23 (1.41%) NetBackup
10 22 (1.35%) Cacti
11 20 (1.23%) OpenSSO
12 18 (1.10%) SCOM
13 17 (1.04%) Control-M
14 16 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
15 14 (0.86%) Data Guard
16 13 (0.80%) Vagrant
16 13 (0.80%) Cobbler
16 13 (0.80%) Opsview
17 12 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 397 (24.37%) Oracle
2 330 (20.26%) Red Hat
3 186 (11.42%) VMware
4 120 (7.37%) Microsoft
5 113 (6.94%) IBM
6 107 (6.57%) Cisco
7 106 (6.51%) Sybase
8 88 (5.40%) Sun
9 66 (4.05%) HP
10 65 (3.99%) EMC
11 53 (3.25%) Juniper
12 51 (3.13%) Citrix
13 47 (2.89%) TIBCO
14 38 (2.33%) F5
15 33 (2.03%) NetApp
15 33 (2.03%) Reuters
15 33 (2.03%) BMC
16 31 (1.90%) MarketAxess
17 30 (1.84%) SAP
18 28 (1.72%) Dell
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £36 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
IC Software
Rate: £17.00 - £19.00 per hour + £17-£19 per hour, initial 6 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago