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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 144 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 779 1029 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.55% 2.11% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 5.34% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 635 580
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.50 £32.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
18845 19273 20276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.46% 39.52% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12142 12306 12347
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 383 522 735
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -57 400 £475 +5.55% 142
South East -38 109 £375 +4.16% 66
East of England +37 101 £400 +36.75% 46
South West -1 57 £400 +31.14% 18
North West -12 39 £368 +19.31% 22
West Midlands +11 28 £300 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire -14 21 £350 +12.00% 16
North East - 11 £275 - 9
East Midlands +1 10 £350 -3.28% 2
South Coast - - - -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 974 (59.72%) Linux
2 742 (45.49%) UNIX
3 635 (38.93%) Python
4 547 (33.54%) Java
5 523 (32.07%) SQL
6 418 (25.63%) Oracle
7 397 (24.34%) Windows
8 355 (21.77%) Bash Shell
9 347 (21.28%) Red Hat
10 308 (18.88%) Finance
11 294 (18.03%) PHP
12 291 (17.84%) Shell Script
13 277 (16.98%) Ruby
14 272 (16.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 270 (16.55%) MySQL
16 263 (16.13%) Apache
17 261 (16.00%) Puppet
18 244 (14.96%) Banking
19 220 (13.49%) DevOps
20 216 (13.24%) C++
21 204 (12.51%) JavaScript
22 193 (11.83%) Solaris
23 183 (11.22%) HTML
24 177 (10.85%) DNS
25 172 (10.55%) VMware
26 166 (10.18%) XML
27 158 (9.69%) Firewall
28 157 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
29 156 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
30 154 (9.44%) Continuous Integration

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 263 (16.13%) Apache
2 113 (6.93%) WebLogic
3 98 (6.01%) Tomcat
4 78 (4.78%) WebSphere
5 38 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 38 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.21%) IIS
7 35 (2.15%) nginx
8 34 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 33 (2.02%) Confluence
10 24 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.35%) CMS
12 17 (1.04%) Node.js
13 16 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
14 14 (0.86%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.86%) MediaWiki
15 11 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
15 11 (0.67%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
16 10 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 77 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.80%) MS Office
3 22 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) FrameMaker
5 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) Gephi
8 2 (0.12%) Mingle
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.061%) CATIA
9 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) ResourceLink
2 11 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.49%) Global One
4 7 (0.43%) Tridion
5 6 (0.37%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 4 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.12%) RMDS
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
10 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.061%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.061%) 3000 Xtra
10 1 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.061%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.78%) SaaS
3 28 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.98%) GitHub
6 14 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.43%) ElastiCache
8 7 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.37%) PaaS
10 5 (0.31%) IaaS
11 4 (0.25%) Joyent
11 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.12%) Office 365
13 1 (0.061%) Route 53
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 177 (10.85%) DNS
2 158 (9.69%) Firewall
3 130 (7.97%) LDAP
4 122 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 121 (7.42%) HTTP
6 106 (6.50%) Internet
7 98 (6.01%) SAN
8 79 (4.84%) SMTP
9 65 (3.99%) SSH
10 64 (3.92%) SSL
11 52 (3.19%) VPN
12 50 (3.07%) NAS
13 48 (2.94%) DHCP
14 43 (2.64%) SNMP
15 42 (2.58%) WAN
16 41 (2.51%) Multicast
17 38 (2.33%) BGP
18 35 (2.15%) LAN
19 34 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
19 34 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (16.55%) MySQL
2 141 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 128 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 104 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 85 (5.21%) RDBMS
6 60 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (3.68%) NoSQL
7 56 (3.43%) DB2
8 51 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 48 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 47 (2.88%) Big Data
10 47 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 33 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 31 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (1.10%) CouchDB
16 18 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
16 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 129 (7.91%) Subversion
3 105 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 81 (4.97%) JIRA
5 57 (3.49%) Ant
6 54 (3.31%) Hudson
7 45 (2.76%) Selenium
8 32 (1.96%) Maven
8 32 (1.96%) JUnit
9 28 (1.72%) ClearCase
10 21 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.86%) Toad
14 13 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.74%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.67%) Introscope
16 11 (0.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 308 (18.88%) Finance
2 244 (14.96%) Banking
3 126 (7.73%) Investment Banking
4 87 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 83 (5.09%) Front Office
6 40 (2.45%) Retail
7 31 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.16%) Marketing
9 13 (0.80%) Games
10 10 (0.61%) Advertising
11 9 (0.55%) Publishing
11 9 (0.55%) Electronics
12 8 (0.49%) Back Office
13 7 (0.43%) Dutch Language
13 7 (0.43%) German Language
14 6 (0.37%) French Language
15 5 (0.31%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 3 (0.18%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 453 (27.77%) Developer
2 165 (10.12%) Administrator
3 146 (8.95%) Analyst
4 144 (8.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 125 (7.66%) Systems Administrator
6 95 (5.82%) Support Engineer
7 83 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
8 82 (5.03%) Perl Developer
9 80 (4.90%) Consultant
10 78 (4.78%) Linux Administrator
11 75 (4.60%) Architect
12 69 (4.23%) Applications Support
13 61 (3.74%) C++ Developer
14 59 (3.62%) Support Analyst
14 59 (3.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 55 (3.37%) DBA
16 51 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 41 (2.51%) Java Developer
18 40 (2.45%) Web Developer
19 39 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (11.22%) HTML
2 166 (10.18%) XML
3 130 (7.97%) .NET
4 120 (7.36%) LAMP
5 113 (6.93%) Web Services
6 110 (6.74%) CSS
7 66 (4.05%) Middleware
8 64 (3.92%) jQuery
9 60 (3.68%) J2EE
10 57 (3.49%) HTML5
11 51 (3.13%) JSON
12 50 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
13 46 (2.82%) XSLT
14 44 (2.70%) Rendezvous
15 40 (2.45%) Ajax
16 38 (2.33%) Spring
17 37 (2.27%) CSS3
18 36 (2.21%) REST
18 36 (2.21%) SOAP
19 30 (1.84%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.99%) Open Source
2 86 (5.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 83 (5.09%) Clustering
4 71 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 69 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.49%) Equities
7 53 (3.25%) Derivative
8 49 (3.00%) Replication
9 26 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 23 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.04%) CLARiiON
12 17 (1.04%) Wiki
13 16 (0.98%) IPTV
13 16 (0.98%) STB
13 16 (0.98%) Oracle Exalogic
14 15 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.80%) Video on Demand
15 13 (0.80%) Firmware
15 13 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 974 (59.72%) Linux
2 742 (45.49%) UNIX
3 397 (24.34%) Windows
4 272 (16.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 193 (11.83%) Solaris
6 110 (6.74%) CentOS
7 71 (4.35%) AIX
8 65 (3.99%) Ubuntu
9 62 (3.80%) Debian
10 57 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (2.82%) Windows XP
13 42 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
14 30 (1.84%) SUSE
15 25 (1.53%) HPUX
15 25 (1.53%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.98%) Android
17 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.61%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (13.49%) DevOps
2 157 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (7.73%) ITIL
5 118 (7.23%) OO
6 105 (6.44%) Scrum
7 104 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 101 (6.19%) Migration
9 96 (5.89%) Low Latency
10 87 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 80 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 79 (4.84%) Electronic Trading
13 75 (4.60%) Change Management
14 67 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
15 61 (3.74%) E-Commerce
15 61 (3.74%) TDD
16 57 (3.49%) Data Modelling
17 55 (3.37%) Analytics
18 49 (3.00%) Project Management
19 45 (2.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 635 (38.93%) Python
2 547 (33.54%) Java
3 523 (32.07%) SQL
4 355 (21.77%) Bash Shell
5 294 (18.03%) PHP
6 291 (17.84%) Shell Script
7 277 (16.98%) Ruby
8 216 (13.24%) C++
9 204 (12.51%) JavaScript
10 142 (8.71%) C
11 134 (8.22%) C#
12 129 (7.91%) PowerShell
13 105 (6.44%) Korn
14 91 (5.58%) PL/SQL
15 52 (3.19%) Tcl
16 41 (2.51%) VBA
17 36 (2.21%) Scala
18 32 (1.96%) VB
19 28 (1.72%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 128 (7.85%) Degree
2 82 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (1.84%) CCNA
6 23 (1.41%) ISEB
6 23 (1.41%) CCNP
7 20 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.04%) RHCE
10 14 (0.86%) MCSE
10 14 (0.86%) LPIC
10 14 (0.86%) CCENT
10 14 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.55%) CCA
13 9 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (0.49%) CCIE
14 8 (0.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.00%) QA
2 18 (1.10%) SLA
3 6 (0.37%) Basel III
3 6 (0.37%) GPG13
4 5 (0.31%) WCAG
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) DO-160
8 1 (0.061%) HL7
8 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.061%) EMIR
System Software
1 108 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 63 (3.86%) NFS
4 52 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 29 (1.78%) XenServer
7 28 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 27 (1.66%) Samba
9 26 (1.59%) Squid
10 21 (1.29%) qmail
10 21 (1.29%) VMware ESX
11 20 (1.23%) Xen
11 20 (1.23%) Varnish
11 20 (1.23%) vCloud
12 19 (1.16%) Sendmail
13 17 (1.04%) Postfix
14 15 (0.92%) vSphere
15 11 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 10 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 261 (16.00%) Puppet
2 156 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (7.30%) Nagios
4 58 (3.56%) ZABBIX
5 54 (3.31%) Salt
6 36 (2.21%) Tivoli
7 32 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
8 28 (1.72%) Zenoss
9 26 (1.59%) NetBackup
10 25 (1.53%) Cacti
11 23 (1.41%) OpenSSO
12 21 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 20 (1.23%) Data Guard
13 20 (1.23%) SCOM
14 18 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
15 16 (0.98%) YUM
15 16 (0.98%) Control-M
16 15 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
16 15 (0.92%) Ansible
16 15 (0.92%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 418 (25.63%) Oracle
2 347 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 172 (10.55%) VMware
4 142 (8.71%) Microsoft
5 125 (7.66%) Sybase
6 109 (6.68%) Cisco
7 104 (6.38%) IBM
8 89 (5.46%) HP
9 77 (4.72%) Sun
10 57 (3.49%) EMC
10 57 (3.49%) TIBCO
11 52 (3.19%) Juniper
12 48 (2.94%) Veritas
13 43 (2.64%) NetApp
14 42 (2.58%) Citrix
14 42 (2.58%) JBoss
15 33 (2.02%) F5
16 32 (1.96%) MarketAxess
16 32 (1.96%) SAP
17 31 (1.90%) Reuters
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