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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 132 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 810 929 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.93% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 4.90% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 596 579
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.98 £26.35 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £52.65 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +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
19162 18977 20042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.85% 39.44% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12618 12345 12002
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
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 382 496 691
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 £15.25 £16.18 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -44 404 £450 -5.26% 158
South East -21 128 £375 - 67
East of England +41 99 £400 +37.93% 50
South West +21 71 £405 +29.60% 32
North West -8 41 £368 +19.31% 15
West Midlands -5 22 £300 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire -26 17 £353 +17.50% 17
East Midlands +3 13 £300 - 1
North East - 9 £305 - 6
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 980 (60.57%) Linux
2 751 (46.42%) UNIX
3 623 (38.50%) Python
4 547 (33.81%) Java
5 536 (33.13%) SQL
6 397 (24.54%) Oracle
7 386 (23.86%) Windows
8 342 (21.14%) Red Hat
9 338 (20.89%) Bash Shell
10 305 (18.85%) Shell Script
11 302 (18.67%) Finance
12 291 (17.99%) PHP
13 280 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
14 271 (16.75%) Ruby
15 256 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 250 (15.45%) Puppet
17 249 (15.39%) MySQL
18 248 (15.33%) Apache
19 237 (14.65%) Banking
20 216 (13.35%) C++
21 213 (13.16%) DevOps
22 212 (13.10%) JavaScript
23 200 (12.36%) DNS
24 198 (12.24%) HTML
25 179 (11.06%) VMware
26 176 (10.88%) Solaris
27 171 (10.57%) XML
28 157 (9.70%) Firewall
29 149 (9.21%) Subversion
30 145 (8.96%) Git (software)

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 248 (15.33%) Apache
2 128 (7.91%) WebLogic
3 90 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 87 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 40 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 36 (2.22%) IIS
8 33 (2.04%) SharePoint
9 32 (1.98%) nginx
10 28 (1.73%) Confluence
11 23 (1.42%) CMS
12 22 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
13 18 (1.11%) Node.js
14 14 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
16 11 (0.68%) MediaWiki
16 11 (0.68%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 73 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.97%) MS Office
3 25 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) FrameMaker
5 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.19%) MS Project
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.12%) Mingle
8 2 (0.12%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 17 (1.05%) ResourceLink
2 12 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) Tridion
6 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.19%) RMDS
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 1 (0.062%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.062%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.062%) assyst
9 1 (0.062%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.062%) Brady Trinity
9 1 (0.062%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 28 (1.73%) SaaS
3 17 (1.05%) GitHub
3 17 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.56%) PaaS
6 8 (0.49%) IaaS
7 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.43%) ElastiCache
7 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.31%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.25%) Joyent
10 2 (0.12%) Office 365
11 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 200 (12.36%) DNS
2 157 (9.70%) Firewall
3 129 (7.97%) TCP/IP
4 124 (7.66%) LDAP
5 118 (7.29%) HTTP
6 106 (6.55%) Internet
7 85 (5.25%) SAN
8 79 (4.88%) SMTP
9 70 (4.33%) SSL
10 68 (4.20%) SSH
11 56 (3.46%) VPN
12 53 (3.28%) DHCP
13 50 (3.09%) SNMP
14 39 (2.41%) NAS
15 38 (2.35%) BGP
15 38 (2.35%) WAN
16 35 (2.16%) Multicast
17 32 (1.98%) OSPF
17 32 (1.98%) Network Security
18 31 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (15.39%) MySQL
2 124 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 121 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 103 (6.37%) Oracle Database
5 79 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 63 (3.89%) NoSQL
7 59 (3.65%) DB2
8 56 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (3.21%) Big Data
11 49 (3.03%) MongoDB
12 46 (2.84%) Hadoop
13 40 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
14 35 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
17 18 (1.11%) CouchDB
18 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
19 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 149 (9.21%) Subversion
2 145 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 105 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 70 (4.33%) JIRA
5 64 (3.96%) Ant
6 47 (2.90%) Hudson
7 44 (2.72%) Selenium
8 43 (2.66%) Maven
9 31 (1.92%) ClearCase
10 26 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 24 (1.48%) JUnit
12 17 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
14 14 (0.87%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
15 13 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.74%) Bugzilla
16 12 (0.74%) Introscope
16 12 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 302 (18.67%) Finance
2 237 (14.65%) Banking
3 111 (6.86%) Investment Banking
4 90 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 80 (4.94%) Front Office
6 42 (2.60%) Retail
7 32 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.05%) Marketing
10 10 (0.62%) Games
10 10 (0.62%) Electronics
10 10 (0.62%) Advertising
11 9 (0.56%) Publishing
12 8 (0.49%) Back Office
13 7 (0.43%) German Language
14 4 (0.25%) Legal
14 4 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.25%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 443 (27.38%) Developer
2 147 (9.09%) Analyst
3 144 (8.90%) Administrator
4 136 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 106 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
6 89 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
7 86 (5.32%) Architect
8 84 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 81 (5.01%) Consultant
10 73 (4.51%) Perl Developer
10 73 (4.51%) Applications Support
11 63 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
12 62 (3.83%) Support Analyst
13 57 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 54 (3.34%) C++ Developer
15 47 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 44 (2.72%) DBA
17 43 (2.66%) Software Engineer
17 43 (2.66%) Java Developer
18 41 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (12.24%) HTML
2 171 (10.57%) XML
3 129 (7.97%) .NET
4 127 (7.85%) CSS
5 113 (6.98%) LAMP
6 112 (6.92%) Web Services
7 70 (4.33%) jQuery
8 68 (4.20%) Middleware
9 62 (3.83%) HTML5
10 57 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
10 57 (3.52%) J2EE
11 54 (3.34%) XSLT
12 45 (2.78%) JSON
13 42 (2.60%) Ajax
14 39 (2.41%) REST
15 38 (2.35%) CSS3
15 38 (2.35%) Rendezvous
16 37 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
17 35 (2.16%) SOAP
17 35 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.61%) Open Source
3 90 (5.56%) Clustering
4 80 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 75 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.46%) Fixed Income
7 48 (2.97%) Replication
8 47 (2.90%) Equities
9 43 (2.66%) Derivative
10 28 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.48%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
12 19 (1.17%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.11%) CLARiiON
13 18 (1.11%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (0.99%) IPTV
16 15 (0.93%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.87%) STB
18 13 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 980 (60.57%) Linux
2 751 (46.42%) UNIX
3 386 (23.86%) Windows
4 256 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 176 (10.88%) Solaris
6 110 (6.80%) CentOS
7 72 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (4.39%) AIX
9 65 (4.02%) Ubuntu
10 56 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (3.34%) Debian
12 48 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
13 39 (2.41%) Windows XP
14 36 (2.22%) SUSE
15 26 (1.61%) Windows 7
16 19 (1.17%) HPUX
17 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (0.93%) SELinux
18 14 (0.87%) Android
19 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (13.16%) DevOps
3 142 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (7.91%) ITIL
4 128 (7.91%) OO
5 114 (7.05%) Configuration Management
6 99 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 99 (6.12%) Low Latency
7 92 (5.69%) Scrum
8 86 (5.32%) Migration
9 84 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 75 (4.64%) Change Management
11 67 (4.14%) Electronic Trading
12 66 (4.08%) TDD
13 61 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
14 60 (3.71%) E-Commerce
15 55 (3.40%) Data Modelling
16 47 (2.90%) Project Management
17 45 (2.78%) Analytics
18 43 (2.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 623 (38.50%) Python
2 547 (33.81%) Java
3 536 (33.13%) SQL
4 338 (20.89%) Bash Shell
5 305 (18.85%) Shell Script
6 291 (17.99%) PHP
7 271 (16.75%) Ruby
8 216 (13.35%) C++
9 212 (13.10%) JavaScript
10 141 (8.71%) C
11 124 (7.66%) PowerShell
12 120 (7.42%) C#
13 115 (7.11%) Korn
14 105 (6.49%) PL/SQL
15 54 (3.34%) Tcl
16 35 (2.16%) VBA
16 35 (2.16%) VB
17 29 (1.79%) AWK
18 28 (1.73%) Scala
19 22 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 134 (8.28%) Degree
2 99 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 37 (2.29%) CCNA
6 30 (1.85%) CCNP
7 25 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.48%) ISEB
9 20 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.99%) RHCE
12 15 (0.93%) CCIE
13 14 (0.87%) CCENT
13 14 (0.87%) LPIC
14 13 (0.80%) MCSE
15 12 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.62%) CCA
16 10 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.56%) JNCIA
17 9 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.77%) QA
2 18 (1.11%) SLA
3 6 (0.37%) GPG13
4 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.31%) WCAG
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.062%) DO-160
7 1 (0.062%) EMIR
7 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 69 (4.26%) NFS
4 49 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 29 (1.79%) XenServer
7 28 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 26 (1.61%) Samba
9 25 (1.55%) vCloud
9 25 (1.55%) Squid
10 21 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 20 (1.24%) qmail
12 18 (1.11%) Sendmail
12 18 (1.11%) Xen
13 17 (1.05%) vSphere
14 16 (0.99%) Firmware
15 14 (0.87%) Postfix
16 11 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (0.62%) Varnish
18 7 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 250 (15.45%) Puppet
2 136 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (7.05%) Nagios
4 50 (3.09%) Salt
5 49 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 32 (1.98%) Tivoli
6 32 (1.98%) Zenoss
7 30 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
8 25 (1.55%) NetBackup
9 24 (1.48%) Cacti
10 23 (1.42%) OpenSSO
11 22 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 21 (1.30%) SCOM
13 20 (1.24%) Data Guard
14 17 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.93%) Cobbler
15 15 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
16 12 (0.74%) Vagrant
17 11 (0.68%) Opsview
17 11 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 397 (24.54%) Oracle
2 342 (21.14%) Red Hat
3 179 (11.06%) VMware
4 138 (8.53%) Microsoft
5 116 (7.17%) Cisco
6 113 (6.98%) IBM
7 102 (6.30%) Sybase
8 80 (4.94%) Sun
9 78 (4.82%) HP
10 63 (3.89%) EMC
11 58 (3.58%) Juniper
12 49 (3.03%) TIBCO
13 47 (2.90%) Citrix
14 45 (2.78%) JBoss
15 38 (2.35%) F5
16 33 (2.04%) Splunk
16 33 (2.04%) Veritas
16 33 (2.04%) NetApp
17 32 (1.98%) Reuters
18 31 (1.92%) BMC
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