The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 147 140 145
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 872 886 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.67% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 4.34% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 558 500
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.05 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
20413 20393 18659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.35% 38.49% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13894 12057
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 438 372
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 473 £475 +1.06% 105
South East -5 169 £400 +6.66% 55
North East +16 63 £320 -43.11% 2
Yorkshire +22 52 £500 +17.64% 14
South West +2 44 £390 -2.50% 28
East of England -18 33 £515 +28.75% 17
North West +14 23 £450 +40.62% 16
West Midlands -35 14 £500 +31.57% 7
East Midlands -6 1 - - 5
Perl
UK

Perl
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2 979 (52.24%) Python
3 904 (48.24%) Unix
4 645 (34.42%) Java
5 560 (29.88%) DevOps
6 541 (28.87%) Puppet
7 539 (28.76%) Bash Shell
8 527 (28.12%) Windows
9 512 (27.32%) Oracle
10 507 (27.05%) SQL
11 444 (23.69%) Red Hat
12 438 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
13 432 (23.05%) Ruby
14 390 (20.81%) Finance
15 376 (20.06%) Shell Script
16 356 (19.00%) Configuration Management
17 341 (18.20%) Opscode Chef
18 328 (17.50%) Apache
19 323 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
20 317 (16.92%) VMware
21 314 (16.76%) ITIL
21 314 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
22 312 (16.65%) MySQL
23 311 (16.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 306 (16.33%) Jenkins
25 278 (14.83%) TCP/IP
26 275 (14.67%) JavaScript
27 273 (14.57%) Ansible
28 256 (13.66%) C++
29 239 (12.75%) PHP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 328 (17.50%) Apache
2 230 (12.27%) Tomcat
3 123 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 106 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 102 (5.44%) OpenStack
6 99 (5.28%) JBoss
7 87 (4.64%) IIS
8 71 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 59 (3.15%) Confluence
10 53 (2.83%) nginx
11 27 (1.44%) MQSeries
11 27 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
12 26 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
12 26 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
13 24 (1.28%) Apache Pig
14 22 (1.17%) FileNet
14 22 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
15 20 (1.07%) Apache Spark
16 19 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 18 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.01%) MS Office
3 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.64%) SPSS
5 9 (0.48%) HipChat
5 9 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.48%) Stata
6 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Simulink
8 3 (0.16%) CATIA
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.053%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.053%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.053%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) ION MarketView
1 11 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.21%) Relativity
7 3 (0.16%) Global One
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.11%) RMDS
9 1 (0.053%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.053%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.053%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.053%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 323 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.24%) PaaS
4 37 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.60%) IaaS
6 29 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.49%) SaaS
8 26 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.28%) GitHub
10 20 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.80%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.75%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.37%) Route 53
15 6 (0.32%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
17 3 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 278 (14.83%) TCP/IP
2 214 (11.42%) DNS
3 201 (10.73%) Firewall
4 180 (9.61%) LDAP
5 154 (8.22%) SAN
6 136 (7.26%) HTTP
7 129 (6.88%) SSL
8 75 (4.00%) Internet
9 71 (3.79%) VPN
10 62 (3.31%) WAN
11 46 (2.45%) NAS
12 45 (2.40%) iSCSI
13 43 (2.29%) Network Security
14 41 (2.19%) FTP
15 40 (2.13%) LAN
16 35 (1.87%) DHCP
17 34 (1.81%) SNMP
17 34 (1.81%) SSH
18 27 (1.44%) SMTP
19 26 (1.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (16.65%) MySQL
2 208 (11.10%) SQL Server
3 156 (8.32%) PostgreSQL
4 140 (7.47%) Relational Database
5 109 (5.82%) Oracle Database
6 94 (5.02%) DB2
7 76 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 76 (4.06%) RDBMS
8 75 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 71 (3.79%) MongoDB
10 52 (2.77%) Big Data
11 34 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (1.55%) OLTP
13 28 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (1.17%) Redis
16 21 (1.12%) Apache Hive
17 20 (1.07%) HBase
18 19 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 306 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 230 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 142 (7.58%) Subversion
4 135 (7.20%) JIRA
5 76 (4.06%) TeamCity
6 72 (3.84%) Maven
7 55 (2.93%) Ant
7 55 (2.93%) ClearCase
8 51 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 47 (2.51%) Hudson
10 44 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 44 (2.35%) Vagrant
11 36 (1.92%) Travis CI
12 35 (1.87%) Selenium
12 35 (1.87%) SonarQube
13 34 (1.81%) Artifactory
13 34 (1.81%) Gerrit
13 34 (1.81%) JUnit
14 24 (1.28%) ClearQuest
14 24 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 390 (20.81%) Finance
2 215 (11.47%) Banking
3 66 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.67%) Retail
5 47 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 35 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 31 (1.65%) Front Office
8 25 (1.33%) Back Office
8 25 (1.33%) Law
9 16 (0.85%) Publishing
10 15 (0.80%) Games
11 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.59%) Marketing
12 10 (0.53%) Advertising
12 10 (0.53%) Electronics
13 5 (0.27%) Military
14 4 (0.21%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Local Government
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 357 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 329 (17.56%) Developer
3 252 (13.45%) Linux Engineer
4 200 (10.67%) Administrator
5 129 (6.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 129 (6.88%) Systems Administrator
6 108 (5.76%) Analyst
7 89 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
7 89 (4.75%) Unix Engineer
8 78 (4.16%) Consultant
9 77 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 74 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 70 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
12 68 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
13 67 (3.58%) Applications Support
13 67 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
14 66 (3.52%) Java Developer
15 63 (3.36%) C++ Developer
15 63 (3.36%) Support Engineer
16 61 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (10.62%) HTML
2 157 (8.38%) LAMP
3 153 (8.16%) Web Services
4 143 (7.63%) XML
5 126 (6.72%) .NET
6 120 (6.40%) CSS
7 98 (5.23%) J2EE
8 90 (4.80%) Middleware
9 62 (3.31%) LAPP Stack
10 57 (3.04%) Node.js
10 57 (3.04%) STL
11 49 (2.61%) JSON
11 49 (2.61%) REST
12 48 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
13 47 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
14 46 (2.45%) jQuery
14 46 (2.45%) Spring
15 40 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
16 37 (1.97%) SOAP
16 37 (1.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 110 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (5.87%) Clustering
3 64 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 36 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (1.87%) Equities
8 34 (1.81%) DataPower
9 31 (1.65%) Replication
10 28 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 28 (1.49%) Wiki
11 27 (1.44%) Derivative
11 27 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 16 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.85%) STB
14 15 (0.80%) Data Integration
15 14 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (0.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1315 (70.17%) Linux
2 904 (48.24%) Unix
3 527 (28.12%) Windows
4 311 (16.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 229 (12.22%) Solaris
6 189 (10.09%) Windows Server
7 172 (9.18%) AIX
8 144 (7.68%) CentOS
9 88 (4.70%) Ubuntu
10 63 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (2.56%) Debian
12 34 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
12 34 (1.81%) SUSE
13 29 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 23 (1.23%) HPUX
16 14 (0.75%) Android
16 14 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.69%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (29.88%) DevOps
2 438 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (19.00%) Configuration Management
4 314 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
4 314 (16.76%) ITIL
5 159 (8.48%) Software Engineering
6 132 (7.04%) Scrum
7 120 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 117 (6.24%) SDLC
9 116 (6.19%) High Availability
10 107 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 106 (5.66%) Release Management
12 101 (5.39%) Open Source
13 98 (5.23%) Migration
14 90 (4.80%) Service Management
15 88 (4.70%) Load Balancing
15 88 (4.70%) OO
16 76 (4.06%) TDD
17 75 (4.00%) Change Management
17 75 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 979 (52.24%) Python
2 645 (34.42%) Java
3 539 (28.76%) Bash Shell
4 507 (27.05%) SQL
5 432 (23.05%) Ruby
6 376 (20.06%) Shell Script
7 275 (14.67%) JavaScript
8 256 (13.66%) C++
9 239 (12.75%) PHP
10 219 (11.69%) PowerShell
11 194 (10.35%) C
12 129 (6.88%) C#
13 110 (5.87%) Korn
14 93 (4.96%) VB
15 73 (3.90%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.92%) Jython
17 33 (1.76%) Scala
18 32 (1.71%) Bourne shell
19 31 (1.65%) C-shell
20 21 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 231 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 146 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 89 (4.75%) Degree
4 49 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 46 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 34 (1.81%) RHCE
7 28 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (1.28%) AAT
8 24 (1.28%) CISSP
9 23 (1.23%) CCNP
10 21 (1.12%) CCNA
11 17 (0.91%) CISM
12 15 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.69%) CISA
14 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.64%) PMP
15 11 (0.59%) CEH
15 11 (0.59%) RHCSA
16 10 (0.53%) GIAC
16 10 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.13%) QA
2 33 (1.76%) SLA
3 32 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.37%) SDET
8 5 (0.27%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.16%) WCAG
10 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) WAI
11 1 (0.053%) DO-254
11 1 (0.053%) GPG13
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.053%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 212 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (8.91%) Active Directory
3 142 (7.58%) Docker
4 68 (3.63%) Samba
5 65 (3.47%) vSphere
6 48 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.40%) NFS
9 38 (2.03%) KVM
10 31 (1.65%) Xen
11 27 (1.44%) Hyper-V
12 26 (1.39%) vCloud
13 24 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 21 (1.12%) VMware ESX
15 20 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 16 (0.85%) Squid
17 15 (0.80%) Firmware
17 15 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
18 12 (0.64%) RHEV
18 12 (0.64%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 541 (28.87%) Puppet
2 341 (18.20%) Opscode Chef
3 273 (14.57%) Ansible
4 143 (7.63%) Nagios
5 87 (4.64%) Tivoli
6 51 (2.72%) Kibana
7 48 (2.56%) MOM
8 47 (2.51%) HP SiteScope
9 45 (2.40%) Control-M
10 42 (2.24%) HAProxy
11 39 (2.08%) Salt
12 37 (1.97%) ZABBIX
13 36 (1.92%) logstash
14 25 (1.33%) Terraform
15 20 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
15 20 (1.07%) Netcool
16 19 (1.01%) Graphite
17 18 (0.96%) Cacti
18 17 (0.91%) NetBackup
18 17 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 512 (27.32%) Oracle
2 444 (23.69%) Red Hat
3 317 (16.92%) VMware
4 167 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 161 (8.59%) HP
6 155 (8.27%) IBM
7 73 (3.90%) BMC
8 67 (3.58%) Cisco
8 67 (3.58%) Splunk
8 67 (3.58%) Veritas
9 63 (3.36%) CA
9 63 (3.36%) F5
10 55 (2.93%) Sybase
11 54 (2.88%) ServiceNow
12 51 (2.72%) Sun
13 50 (2.67%) Informatica
14 46 (2.45%) Atlassian
15 45 (2.40%) EMC
16 41 (2.19%) Google
17 35 (1.87%) SaltStack
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