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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 143 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 794 985 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 2.04% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 5.16% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 632 564
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.26 £21.80 £32.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £52.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 507 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -55 392 £450 - 128
South East -19 117 £375 - 56
East of England +50 105 £400 +46.78% 34
South West -4 66 £400 +29.03% 26
North West -4 42 £350 +13.63% 19
West Midlands -5 23 £300 -18.64% 4
Yorkshire -21 21 £355 +18.33% 20
East Midlands +3 14 £300 - 2
North East - 9 £305 - 6
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 991 (60.28%) Linux
2 765 (46.53%) UNIX
3 634 (38.56%) Python
4 546 (33.21%) SQL
5 544 (33.09%) Java
6 412 (25.06%) Oracle
7 406 (24.70%) Windows
8 355 (21.59%) Red Hat
9 348 (21.17%) Bash Shell
10 320 (19.46%) Finance
11 299 (18.19%) PHP
12 294 (17.88%) Shell Script
13 283 (17.21%) Ruby
14 276 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
15 266 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 259 (15.75%) Apache
16 259 (15.75%) Puppet
17 258 (15.69%) MySQL
18 248 (15.09%) Banking
19 222 (13.50%) C++
20 218 (13.26%) DevOps
21 210 (12.77%) JavaScript
22 196 (11.92%) HTML
22 196 (11.92%) DNS
23 191 (11.62%) Solaris
24 179 (10.89%) VMware
25 168 (10.22%) XML
26 161 (9.79%) Firewall
27 146 (8.88%) C
28 143 (8.70%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 259 (15.75%) Apache
2 123 (7.48%) WebLogic
3 95 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 84 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 41 (2.49%) MS Exchange
6 38 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 37 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 37 (2.25%) IIS
8 34 (2.07%) nginx
9 33 (2.01%) Confluence
10 22 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.34%) CMS
11 18 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
12 17 (1.03%) Node.js
13 13 (0.79%) MediaWiki
14 12 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
14 12 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.73%) MQSeries
15 11 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
15 11 (0.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 79 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.22%) MS Office
3 23 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) FrameMaker
5 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) Mingle
8 2 (0.12%) Gephi
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.061%) Windchill
9 1 (0.061%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 17 (1.03%) ResourceLink
2 11 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.36%) Tridion
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 4 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 1 (0.061%) Brady Trinity
9 1 (0.061%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.061%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.061%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.82%) SaaS
3 27 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.03%) GitHub
6 16 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.43%) IaaS
8 7 (0.43%) ElastiCache
8 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.24%) Joyent
11 2 (0.12%) Office 365
12 1 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 196 (11.92%) DNS
2 161 (9.79%) Firewall
3 128 (7.79%) LDAP
3 128 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 123 (7.48%) HTTP
5 110 (6.69%) Internet
6 96 (5.84%) SAN
7 79 (4.81%) SMTP
8 71 (4.32%) SSL
9 69 (4.20%) SSH
10 55 (3.35%) VPN
11 52 (3.16%) DHCP
12 47 (2.86%) SNMP
13 43 (2.62%) NAS
14 41 (2.49%) WAN
15 38 (2.31%) BGP
15 38 (2.31%) Multicast
16 34 (2.07%) LAN
16 34 (2.07%) Network Security
17 31 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (15.69%) MySQL
2 132 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 131 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 103 (6.27%) Oracle Database
5 83 (5.05%) RDBMS
6 63 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 58 (3.53%) DB2
7 58 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (3.35%) Big Data
9 49 (2.98%) MongoDB
9 49 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 39 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 33 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
16 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (0.97%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 143 (8.70%) Subversion
1 143 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 75 (4.56%) JIRA
4 59 (3.59%) Ant
5 50 (3.04%) Hudson
6 42 (2.55%) Selenium
7 36 (2.19%) Maven
8 29 (1.76%) ClearCase
9 26 (1.58%) JUnit
10 24 (1.46%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 16 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.85%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.79%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.73%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
14 12 (0.73%) Introscope
15 11 (0.67%) Bugzilla
15 11 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 320 (19.46%) Finance
2 248 (15.09%) Banking
3 121 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 90 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 81 (4.93%) Front Office
6 46 (2.80%) Retail
7 34 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.16%) Marketing
10 12 (0.73%) Games
11 10 (0.61%) Advertising
11 10 (0.61%) Electronics
12 8 (0.49%) Publishing
12 8 (0.49%) Back Office
13 7 (0.43%) German Language
14 5 (0.30%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.30%) Legal
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
15 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 439 (26.70%) Developer
2 158 (9.61%) Analyst
3 153 (9.31%) Administrator
4 138 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 117 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
6 97 (5.90%) Support Engineer
7 93 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
8 84 (5.11%) Consultant
9 81 (4.93%) Architect
10 75 (4.56%) Applications Support
11 73 (4.44%) Perl Developer
12 69 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
13 65 (3.95%) Support Analyst
14 55 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 54 (3.28%) C++ Developer
16 52 (3.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 47 (2.86%) DBA
18 43 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
19 41 (2.49%) Web Developer
20 39 (2.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (11.92%) HTML
2 168 (10.22%) XML
3 139 (8.45%) .NET
4 121 (7.36%) LAMP
5 119 (7.24%) CSS
6 114 (6.93%) Web Services
7 69 (4.20%) Middleware
8 66 (4.01%) jQuery
9 62 (3.77%) HTML5
10 59 (3.59%) J2EE
11 58 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
12 52 (3.16%) XSLT
13 50 (3.04%) JSON
14 42 (2.55%) Rendezvous
15 39 (2.37%) Ajax
16 38 (2.31%) CSS3
17 37 (2.25%) REST
17 37 (2.25%) SOAP
18 32 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
18 32 (1.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (7.00%) Open Source
3 92 (5.60%) Clustering
4 87 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 67 (4.08%) Fixed Income
7 52 (3.16%) Equities
8 50 (3.04%) Replication
9 49 (2.98%) Derivative
10 24 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.16%) Credit Risk
13 18 (1.09%) Oracle Exalogic
13 18 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.03%) CLARiiON
14 17 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (0.97%) Firmware
15 16 (0.97%) IPTV
15 16 (0.97%) Wiki
16 15 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 991 (60.28%) Linux
2 765 (46.53%) UNIX
3 406 (24.70%) Windows
4 266 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 191 (11.62%) Solaris
6 108 (6.57%) CentOS
7 68 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (4.01%) Ubuntu
9 65 (3.95%) AIX
10 59 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (3.47%) Debian
12 44 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
13 43 (2.62%) Windows XP
14 34 (2.07%) SUSE
15 26 (1.58%) Windows 7
16 22 (1.34%) HPUX
17 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (0.85%) Android
19 13 (0.79%) SELinux
20 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (13.26%) DevOps
3 142 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (7.60%) ITIL
5 124 (7.54%) OO
6 102 (6.20%) Configuration Management
7 101 (6.14%) Low Latency
8 99 (6.02%) Scrum
9 94 (5.72%) Migration
10 89 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 88 (5.35%) Software Engineering
12 76 (4.62%) Change Management
12 76 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
13 64 (3.89%) TDD
13 64 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (3.77%) E-Commerce
15 56 (3.41%) Data Modelling
16 52 (3.16%) Analytics
17 51 (3.10%) Release Management
17 51 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 634 (38.56%) Python
2 546 (33.21%) SQL
3 544 (33.09%) Java
4 348 (21.17%) Bash Shell
5 299 (18.19%) PHP
6 294 (17.88%) Shell Script
7 283 (17.21%) Ruby
8 222 (13.50%) C++
9 210 (12.77%) JavaScript
10 146 (8.88%) C
11 133 (8.09%) PowerShell
12 130 (7.91%) C#
13 112 (6.81%) Korn
14 103 (6.27%) PL/SQL
15 54 (3.28%) Tcl
16 38 (2.31%) VBA
17 34 (2.07%) VB
18 30 (1.82%) AWK
18 30 (1.82%) Scala
19 25 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (8.39%) Degree
2 92 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.13%) CCNA
6 27 (1.64%) CCNP
7 22 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.28%) ISEB
9 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (1.03%) RHCE
11 15 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.85%) LPIC
12 14 (0.85%) CCENT
13 13 (0.79%) CCIE
13 13 (0.79%) MCSE
14 12 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (0.61%) CCA
15 10 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.04%) QA
2 16 (0.97%) SLA
3 6 (0.36%) GPG13
4 5 (0.30%) WCAG
4 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.30%) Basel III
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.061%) HL7
7 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.061%) EMIR
7 1 (0.061%) DO-160
System Software
1 114 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 67 (4.08%) NFS
4 51 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (1.82%) XenServer
6 28 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 26 (1.58%) Samba
8 25 (1.52%) Squid
9 24 (1.46%) VMware ESX
10 22 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 21 (1.28%) vCloud
12 20 (1.22%) qmail
13 19 (1.16%) Sendmail
13 19 (1.16%) Xen
14 16 (0.97%) Postfix
15 13 (0.79%) vSphere
16 12 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.73%) Varnish
17 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
18 6 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 259 (15.75%) Puppet
2 140 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (7.36%) Nagios
4 53 (3.22%) Salt
5 48 (2.92%) ZABBIX
6 33 (2.01%) Tivoli
7 31 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
7 31 (1.89%) Zenoss
8 30 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 24 (1.46%) Cacti
10 23 (1.40%) OpenSSO
11 22 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 22 (1.34%) SCOM
12 20 (1.22%) Data Guard
13 18 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (0.91%) Cobbler
15 14 (0.85%) YUM
15 14 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
16 12 (0.73%) Ansible
16 12 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 412 (25.06%) Oracle
2 355 (21.59%) Red Hat
3 179 (10.89%) VMware
4 141 (8.58%) Microsoft
5 117 (7.12%) Cisco
6 115 (7.00%) Sybase
7 108 (6.57%) IBM
8 87 (5.29%) Sun
9 85 (5.17%) HP
10 63 (3.83%) EMC
11 59 (3.59%) Juniper
12 54 (3.28%) TIBCO
13 48 (2.92%) Citrix
14 41 (2.49%) JBoss
15 38 (2.31%) Veritas
16 37 (2.25%) NetApp
17 34 (2.07%) Reuters
17 34 (2.07%) F5
18 33 (2.01%) Splunk
19 31 (1.89%) MarketAxess
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £420.00 - £477.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago