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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 127 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 846 785 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.68% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 4.40% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 531 540
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 19
Average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £52.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 523 £450 - 89
South East -11 139 £339 -9.66% 36
South West +17 59 £450 +9.09% 10
East of England -19 34 £400 -5.88% 32
West Midlands +15 33 £425 +33.85% 4
Yorkshire -10 20 £423 +40.83% 15
North West -15 20 £425 +13.33% 8
East Midlands +10 7 £375 +25.00% 2
North East -27 6 £300 +9.09% 2
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 942 (57.44%) Linux
2 764 (46.59%) UNIX
3 686 (41.83%) Python
4 584 (35.61%) Java
5 539 (32.87%) SQL
6 410 (25.00%) Oracle
7 375 (22.87%) Bash Shell
8 365 (22.26%) Windows
9 364 (22.20%) Ruby
10 329 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
11 320 (19.51%) Red Hat
12 314 (19.15%) Finance
13 309 (18.84%) Shell Script
14 308 (18.78%) Puppet
15 295 (17.99%) DevOps
16 271 (16.52%) PHP
17 257 (15.67%) Banking
18 249 (15.18%) Apache
19 244 (14.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 239 (14.57%) MySQL
21 234 (14.27%) C++
22 222 (13.54%) JavaScript
23 208 (12.68%) VMware
24 202 (12.32%) Subversion
25 194 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
26 193 (11.77%) DNS
27 188 (11.46%) Jenkins
28 187 (11.40%) HTML
29 180 (10.98%) OO
30 176 (10.73%) Solaris

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 249 (15.18%) Apache
2 140 (8.54%) WebLogic
3 116 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 80 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.84%) JBoss
6 47 (2.87%) nginx
7 43 (2.62%) Node.js
8 38 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 35 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 29 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (1.71%) Confluence
12 23 (1.40%) MS Exchange
13 21 (1.28%) IIS
13 21 (1.28%) CMS
14 19 (1.16%) SharePoint
15 18 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
16 14 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
18 9 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 64 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.56%) MS Office
3 29 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.73%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.91%) ResourceLink
2 11 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.61%) Summit
4 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
6 5 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.061%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.061%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.061%) Global One
9 1 (0.061%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.52%) SaaS
3 24 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.40%) PaaS
5 14 (0.85%) IaaS
6 13 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.67%) Heroku
8 11 (0.67%) Engine Yard
9 8 (0.49%) GitHub
10 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.24%) Route 53
11 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.18%) ElastiCache
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.12%) Office 365
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 193 (11.77%) DNS
2 142 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 141 (8.60%) Firewall
4 86 (5.24%) SAN
5 80 (4.88%) Internet
6 77 (4.70%) LDAP
7 66 (4.02%) HTTP
8 56 (3.41%) VPN
9 53 (3.23%) DHCP
10 51 (3.11%) SNMP
11 43 (2.62%) BGP
11 43 (2.62%) NAS
12 42 (2.56%) SSL
13 37 (2.26%) OSPF
13 37 (2.26%) Radio Access Network
14 34 (2.07%) EIGRP
14 34 (2.07%) LAN
15 33 (2.01%) SSH
16 31 (1.89%) WAN
17 28 (1.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (14.57%) MySQL
2 140 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 109 (6.65%) Oracle Database
4 97 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 97 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 84 (5.12%) RDBMS
6 77 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 76 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
8 73 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (3.66%) Big Data
10 54 (3.29%) Hadoop
10 54 (3.29%) DB2
11 40 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 35 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (1.52%) CouchDB
15 23 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.28%) Riak
17 18 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
18 17 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 202 (12.32%) Subversion
2 188 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 176 (10.73%) Git (software)
4 97 (5.91%) Maven
5 91 (5.55%) Ant
6 64 (3.90%) Hudson
7 61 (3.72%) JIRA
8 57 (3.48%) Selenium
9 55 (3.35%) ClearCase
10 34 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 30 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 25 (1.52%) JUnit
13 25 (1.52%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (1.10%) Gradle
15 18 (1.10%) JMeter
16 17 (1.04%) Toad
16 17 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
16 17 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 314 (19.15%) Finance
2 257 (15.67%) Banking
3 115 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 91 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 66 (4.02%) Front Office
6 33 (2.01%) Retail
7 24 (1.46%) Marketing
8 23 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.98%) Advertising
10 16 (0.98%) Games
11 14 (0.85%) Electronics
12 12 (0.73%) Publishing
13 8 (0.49%) Back Office
14 7 (0.43%) Law
15 5 (0.30%) Legal
16 3 (0.18%) French Language
17 2 (0.12%) German Language
17 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 469 (28.60%) Developer
2 170 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 126 (7.68%) Analyst
4 99 (6.04%) Administrator
5 90 (5.49%) Architect
6 86 (5.24%) Applications Support
7 82 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 78 (4.76%) Perl Developer
9 67 (4.09%) Support Engineer
9 67 (4.09%) Consultant
10 64 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 62 (3.78%) Java Developer
12 60 (3.66%) C++ Developer
13 58 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
14 55 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 46 (2.80%) Software Engineer
15 46 (2.80%) Linux Administrator
16 41 (2.50%) PHP Developer
17 40 (2.44%) Senior Developer
18 39 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (11.40%) HTML
2 148 (9.02%) XML
3 121 (7.38%) CSS
4 115 (7.01%) Web Services
5 94 (5.73%) .NET
6 91 (5.55%) LAMP
7 73 (4.45%) J2EE
8 70 (4.27%) jQuery
9 61 (3.72%) Middleware
10 51 (3.11%) HTML5
11 46 (2.80%) Ajax
12 44 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
13 43 (2.62%) XSLT
14 42 (2.56%) REST
15 36 (2.20%) SOAP
16 32 (1.95%) Spring
17 31 (1.89%) JSP
18 30 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
19 29 (1.77%) CSS3
20 28 (1.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.40%) Open Source
3 95 (5.79%) Clustering
4 77 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.35%) Derivative
6 47 (2.87%) Fixed Income
7 46 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (2.68%) Equities
9 35 (2.13%) Replication
10 31 (1.89%) Oracle Exalogic
10 31 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.65%) Mathematics
12 24 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.16%) User Experience
15 18 (1.10%) FlexPod
15 18 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.91%) IVR
17 14 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 942 (57.44%) Linux
2 764 (46.59%) UNIX
3 365 (22.26%) Windows
4 244 (14.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 176 (10.73%) Solaris
6 123 (7.50%) CentOS
7 96 (5.85%) AIX
8 80 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 63 (3.84%) SUSE
10 60 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (3.17%) Debian
12 46 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
13 40 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 39 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (1.71%) Windows 7
16 26 (1.59%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (0.73%) HPUX
19 8 (0.49%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (17.99%) DevOps
3 194 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
4 180 (10.98%) OO
5 166 (10.12%) Configuration Management
6 121 (7.38%) ITIL
7 113 (6.89%) Scrum
8 97 (5.91%) Software Engineering
9 86 (5.24%) Load Balancing
10 80 (4.88%) TDD
11 75 (4.57%) Change Management
12 69 (4.21%) E-Commerce
13 67 (4.09%) Release Management
14 63 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
15 58 (3.54%) Low Latency
16 54 (3.29%) MVC
17 51 (3.11%) Migration
17 51 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (2.87%) Web Development
19 45 (2.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 686 (41.83%) Python
2 584 (35.61%) Java
3 539 (32.87%) SQL
4 375 (22.87%) Bash Shell
5 364 (22.20%) Ruby
6 309 (18.84%) Shell Script
7 271 (16.52%) PHP
8 234 (14.27%) C++
9 222 (13.54%) JavaScript
10 123 (7.50%) C
11 113 (6.89%) PL/SQL
12 106 (6.46%) Korn
13 104 (6.34%) PowerShell
14 99 (6.04%) C#
15 38 (2.32%) Tcl
16 32 (1.95%) VB
17 29 (1.77%) VBA
18 23 (1.40%) Scala
19 19 (1.16%) Groovy
19 19 (1.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 147 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 104 (6.34%) Degree
3 87 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.17%) DV Cleared
6 46 (2.80%) CCNA
7 40 (2.44%) CCNP
8 21 (1.28%) CCIE
9 14 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.79%) ISEB
10 13 (0.79%) RHCE
11 11 (0.67%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.49%) HNC
12 8 (0.49%) MCSE
12 8 (0.49%) RHCT
13 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.43%) CCSA
13 7 (0.43%) CISSP
13 7 (0.43%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.21%) QA
2 19 (1.16%) SLA
3 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.37%) GPG13
5 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.18%) WCAG
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.061%) DO-160
8 1 (0.061%) HL7
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (3.72%) NFS
3 59 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 37 (2.26%) VMware ESX
5 32 (1.95%) vCloud
6 31 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
7 28 (1.71%) vSphere
8 24 (1.46%) Samba
9 23 (1.40%) XenServer
10 22 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 22 (1.34%) Docker
11 21 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
12 20 (1.22%) KVM
13 18 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (1.04%) Sendmail
14 17 (1.04%) Squid
15 13 (0.79%) Hyper-V
16 12 (0.73%) Postfix
16 12 (0.73%) Xen
16 12 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 308 (18.78%) Puppet
2 171 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (7.68%) Nagios
4 67 (4.09%) Salt
5 52 (3.17%) ZABBIX
6 46 (2.80%) Ansible
7 25 (1.52%) Control-M
8 24 (1.46%) Cacti
9 23 (1.40%) NetBackup
9 23 (1.40%) Cobbler
10 22 (1.34%) Tivoli
11 21 (1.28%) collectd
11 21 (1.28%) SELinux
12 19 (1.16%) Opsview
12 19 (1.16%) RANCID
13 18 (1.10%) OpenNMS
14 16 (0.98%) Graphite
15 15 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 14 (0.85%) Zenoss
16 14 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 410 (25.00%) Oracle
2 320 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 208 (12.68%) VMware
4 122 (7.44%) IBM
5 104 (6.34%) Microsoft
6 102 (6.22%) Cisco
7 95 (5.79%) Sybase
8 81 (4.94%) Sun
9 68 (4.15%) EMC
10 63 (3.84%) HP
11 46 (2.80%) Business Objects
12 44 (2.68%) Juniper
13 42 (2.56%) Citrix
14 39 (2.38%) NetApp
15 38 (2.32%) F5
16 34 (2.07%) Rackspace
17 33 (2.01%) Splunk
17 33 (2.01%) Veritas
18 32 (1.95%) BMC
19 29 (1.77%) TIBCO
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