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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 145 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 774 882 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 4.62% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 587 454
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.40 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £91.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +88.88%
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
19112 19072 16198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.12% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 12507 10175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 589
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -24 438 £500 +5.26% 142
South East +22 165 £350 -7.89% 58
South West -4 47 £450 +9.09% 13
North West -11 31 £425 +21.42% 4
East of England +16 23 £313 -16.66% 30
Yorkshire -20 22 £453 +29.28% 7
West Midlands -38 20 £390 +41.81% 4
East Midlands +16 17 £400 - 4
North East +11 10 £281 +19.42% 1
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 900 (57.92%) Linux
2 739 (47.55%) Python
3 732 (47.10%) UNIX
4 542 (34.88%) Java
5 500 (32.18%) SQL
6 381 (24.52%) Oracle
7 359 (23.10%) Bash Shell
8 358 (23.04%) Windows
9 349 (22.46%) Ruby
10 340 (21.88%) Shell Script
11 312 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
12 311 (20.01%) Puppet
13 304 (19.56%) DevOps
14 299 (19.24%) Red Hat
15 275 (17.70%) Finance
16 252 (16.22%) VMware
17 242 (15.57%) C++
18 239 (15.38%) PHP
19 231 (14.86%) Banking
20 216 (13.90%) Apache
21 214 (13.77%) Configuration Management
21 214 (13.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 205 (13.19%) MySQL
23 204 (13.13%) Subversion
23 204 (13.13%) Jenkins
24 203 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
25 193 (12.42%) Git (software)
26 191 (12.29%) Solaris
27 190 (12.23%) OO
28 188 (12.10%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 216 (13.90%) Apache
2 114 (7.34%) WebLogic
3 102 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 68 (4.38%) JBoss
5 64 (4.12%) nginx
6 63 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 60 (3.86%) OpenStack
8 42 (2.70%) IIS
9 40 (2.57%) Node.js
10 39 (2.51%) Confluence
11 34 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
15 14 (0.90%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.90%) CMS
15 14 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
16 13 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.84%) MediaWiki
17 12 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.87%) MS Office
3 16 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.64%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) Windchill
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (0.58%) Global One
3 8 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.39%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.26%) RMDS
8 3 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) Summit
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Eikon
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.064%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.064%) SAP PLM
10 1 (0.064%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 162 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.42%) PaaS
3 18 (1.16%) IaaS
4 16 (1.03%) Heroku
4 16 (1.03%) Engine Yard
5 15 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.32%) Route 53
10 5 (0.32%) SaaS
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.26%) GitHub
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 151 (9.72%) Firewall
2 147 (9.46%) DNS
3 142 (9.14%) TCP/IP
4 103 (6.63%) LDAP
5 102 (6.56%) SAN
6 76 (4.89%) Internet
7 69 (4.44%) LAN
8 56 (3.60%) WAN
9 55 (3.54%) VPN
10 53 (3.41%) SSL
11 52 (3.35%) HTTP
12 44 (2.83%) NAS
12 44 (2.83%) Radio Access Network
13 39 (2.51%) 3G
14 38 (2.45%) 2G
15 33 (2.12%) VLAN
15 33 (2.12%) BGP
15 33 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
16 30 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (1.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.19%) MySQL
2 169 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 147 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 119 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 88 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 75 (4.83%) Oracle Database
8 70 (4.50%) NoSQL
9 51 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (3.22%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.57%) Big Data
11 40 (2.57%) DB2
12 38 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 30 (1.93%) KDB
14 29 (1.87%) OLTP
15 24 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.48%) Redis
17 22 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 204 (13.13%) Subversion
1 204 (13.13%) Jenkins
2 193 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 85 (5.47%) Maven
4 80 (5.15%) JIRA
5 68 (4.38%) Hudson
6 64 (4.12%) Ant
7 49 (3.15%) ClearCase
8 40 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 38 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (2.32%) Selenium
10 36 (2.32%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.54%) JUnit
12 17 (1.09%) JMeter
12 17 (1.09%) Gerrit
12 17 (1.09%) Artifactory
13 16 (1.03%) Mercurial
13 16 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 16 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 275 (17.70%) Finance
2 231 (14.86%) Banking
3 112 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 82 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 73 (4.70%) Front Office
6 22 (1.42%) Retail
7 20 (1.29%) Games
7 20 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 15 (0.97%) Marketing
9 14 (0.90%) Electronics
10 10 (0.64%) Back Office
11 8 (0.51%) Law
12 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.32%) Advertising
13 5 (0.32%) Legal
14 4 (0.26%) Publishing
14 4 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.13%) Military
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 438 (28.19%) Developer
2 198 (12.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 126 (8.11%) Analyst
4 111 (7.14%) Administrator
5 83 (5.34%) Linux Engineer
6 74 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 72 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
8 71 (4.57%) C++ Developer
9 67 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 67 (4.31%) Perl Developer
10 65 (4.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 61 (3.93%) Java Developer
11 61 (3.93%) Architect
12 52 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 47 (3.02%) Senior Developer
14 44 (2.83%) Software Engineer
15 43 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
16 42 (2.70%) Consultant
17 37 (2.38%) Support Engineer
17 37 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (8.17%) XML
2 119 (7.66%) Web Services
3 99 (6.37%) HTML
4 98 (6.31%) J2EE
5 88 (5.66%) .NET
6 83 (5.34%) CSS
7 60 (3.86%) LAMP
8 58 (3.73%) FIX Protocol
9 49 (3.15%) STL
10 44 (2.83%) Middleware
11 39 (2.51%) SOAP
12 38 (2.45%) jQuery
13 36 (2.32%) RESTful
14 29 (1.87%) Spring
15 28 (1.80%) REST
15 28 (1.80%) AngularJS
16 27 (1.74%) MCollective
16 27 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (1.48%) Catalyst
18 22 (1.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.18%) Open Source
3 86 (5.53%) Clustering
4 63 (4.05%) Fixed Income
5 62 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.67%) Derivative
7 53 (3.41%) Equities
8 49 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 22 (1.42%) Oracle Exalogic
12 21 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.29%) Replication
14 19 (1.22%) HACMP
14 19 (1.22%) Wiki
15 16 (1.03%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.90%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.90%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 900 (57.92%) Linux
2 732 (47.10%) UNIX
3 358 (23.04%) Windows
4 214 (13.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 191 (12.29%) Solaris
6 117 (7.53%) CentOS
7 113 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 95 (6.11%) AIX
9 60 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (3.54%) SUSE
11 45 (2.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 39 (2.51%) Debian
13 30 (1.93%) HPUX
14 27 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.09%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.71%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.71%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (19.56%) DevOps
3 214 (13.77%) Configuration Management
4 203 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (12.23%) OO
6 108 (6.95%) ITIL
7 100 (6.44%) Scrum
8 85 (5.47%) Load Balancing
9 84 (5.41%) Release Management
10 70 (4.50%) Software Engineering
11 69 (4.44%) Change Management
12 66 (4.25%) TDD
13 63 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 59 (3.80%) E-Commerce
15 58 (3.73%) Low Latency
16 57 (3.67%) Web Development
17 53 (3.41%) Multithreading
17 53 (3.41%) Data Modelling
18 50 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
19 46 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 739 (47.55%) Python
2 542 (34.88%) Java
3 500 (32.18%) SQL
4 359 (23.10%) Bash Shell
5 349 (22.46%) Ruby
6 340 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 242 (15.57%) C++
8 239 (15.38%) PHP
9 165 (10.62%) JavaScript
10 122 (7.85%) C
11 109 (7.01%) PowerShell
12 105 (6.76%) Korn
13 88 (5.66%) C#
14 87 (5.60%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.80%) Jython
16 27 (1.74%) Scala
17 26 (1.67%) VBScript
18 22 (1.42%) VB
19 19 (1.22%) Groovy
20 18 (1.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 142 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 71 (4.57%) Degree
3 69 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 69 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 58 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (2.83%) CCNA
6 23 (1.48%) CCNP
7 16 (1.03%) RHCE
8 12 (0.77%) HNC
9 11 (0.71%) HND
10 10 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.58%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.51%) OCPJP
12 8 (0.51%) RHCT
12 8 (0.51%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.45%) CCIE
13 7 (0.45%) ISEB
14 6 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.32%) CCSA
15 5 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.63%) QA
2 15 (0.97%) SLA
3 6 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.32%) COREP
4 5 (0.32%) FINREP
4 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.54%) vSphere
4 41 (2.64%) vCloud
5 40 (2.57%) Samba
6 38 (2.45%) NFS
7 31 (1.99%) KVM
8 28 (1.80%) Docker
8 28 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 24 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.42%) Sendmail
10 22 (1.42%) XenServer
11 20 (1.29%) Hyper-V
11 20 (1.29%) Postfix
11 20 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 18 (1.16%) iptables
14 15 (0.97%) VMware ESX
15 11 (0.71%) Squid
15 11 (0.71%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 311 (20.01%) Puppet
2 188 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (5.79%) Nagios
4 76 (4.89%) Salt
5 71 (4.57%) Ansible
6 66 (4.25%) ZABBIX
7 36 (2.32%) Cobbler
8 26 (1.67%) HAProxy
9 25 (1.61%) collectd
10 22 (1.42%) Tivoli
11 21 (1.35%) Control-M
12 18 (1.16%) NetBackup
12 18 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (1.16%) Graphite
13 17 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
13 17 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
14 16 (1.03%) Kibana
15 15 (0.97%) Opsview
15 15 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
15 15 (0.97%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 381 (24.52%) Oracle
2 299 (19.24%) Red Hat
3 252 (16.22%) VMware
4 107 (6.89%) IBM
5 104 (6.69%) Sybase
6 95 (6.11%) Cisco
7 85 (5.47%) HP
8 83 (5.34%) Microsoft
9 66 (4.25%) Veritas
10 55 (3.54%) Sun
11 50 (3.22%) Business Objects
12 48 (3.09%) EMC
13 46 (2.96%) NetApp
14 44 (2.83%) F5
15 43 (2.77%) Informatica
16 37 (2.38%) Juniper
17 36 (2.32%) Citrix
18 34 (2.19%) BEA
19 33 (2.12%) Perforce
19 33 (2.12%) TIBCO
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