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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 134 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 806 820 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.72% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 4.59% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 539 490
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £572 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £25.68 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £68.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
18463 17860 15513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.92% 37.55% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12507 11900 9774
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 420 562
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 457 £475 +5.55% 121
South East +37 161 £375 +7.14% 65
East of England +6 45 £325 -7.14% 50
North West +3 44 £388 +3.33% 11
South West -36 36 £438 +2.94% 22
Yorkshire -16 32 £375 +15.38% 15
East Midlands +5 17 £425 +6.25% 13
North East -17 7 £265 +1.92% 3
West Midlands -30 6 £300 +6.19% 7
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 925 (59.87%) Linux
2 748 (48.41%) Python
3 737 (47.70%) UNIX
4 560 (36.25%) Java
5 507 (32.82%) SQL
6 394 (25.50%) Oracle
7 377 (24.40%) Windows
8 336 (21.75%) Bash Shell
9 323 (20.91%) Shell Script
10 303 (19.61%) Ruby
11 299 (19.35%) Finance
12 296 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
13 284 (18.38%) Puppet
13 284 (18.38%) DevOps
14 276 (17.86%) Red Hat
15 245 (15.86%) C++
16 239 (15.47%) PHP
17 233 (15.08%) VMware
18 231 (14.95%) Banking
19 223 (14.43%) Solaris
20 211 (13.66%) Configuration Management
21 208 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
22 205 (13.27%) SQL Server
23 202 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 193 (12.49%) Apache
25 189 (12.23%) MySQL
25 189 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
26 181 (11.72%) Git (software)
27 176 (11.39%) Subversion
27 176 (11.39%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 193 (12.49%) Apache
2 102 (6.60%) Tomcat
3 87 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 78 (5.05%) WebSphere
5 67 (4.34%) JBoss
6 56 (3.62%) IIS
7 53 (3.43%) OpenStack
8 48 (3.11%) nginx
9 44 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (2.20%) Confluence
11 21 (1.36%) Drupal
12 19 (1.23%) Node.js
13 17 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
14 15 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.97%) GlassFish
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.84%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.71%) Mule ESB
17 11 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 11 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 64 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.55%) MS Office
3 19 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.39%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.065%) Windchill
7 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 12 (0.78%) IntelliMatch
4 10 (0.65%) Global One
5 7 (0.45%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.32%) Tridion
7 4 (0.26%) RMDS
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.13%) Eikon
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.065%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.065%) Summit
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.065%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 159 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (0.97%) IaaS
4 13 (0.84%) SaaS
5 12 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.65%) PaaS
7 10 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.39%) Heroku
9 6 (0.39%) Engine Yard
10 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.32%) GitHub
10 5 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.26%) Route 53
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (9.00%) Firewall
2 118 (7.64%) SAN
3 116 (7.51%) TCP/IP
4 112 (7.25%) DNS
5 109 (7.06%) LDAP
6 71 (4.60%) LAN
7 70 (4.53%) Internet
8 64 (4.14%) SSL
9 56 (3.62%) WAN
10 48 (3.11%) VPN
10 48 (3.11%) HTTP
11 42 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
12 38 (2.46%) 3G
12 38 (2.46%) iSCSI
13 37 (2.39%) NAS
13 37 (2.39%) 2G
14 32 (2.07%) Radio Access Network
15 29 (1.88%) Network Security
15 29 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (1.75%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 189 (12.23%) MySQL
3 170 (11.00%) Relational Database
4 96 (6.21%) RDBMS
5 82 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 76 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
7 72 (4.66%) Oracle Database
8 61 (3.95%) NoSQL
9 52 (3.37%) DB2
10 42 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 35 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (1.94%) OLTP
13 29 (1.88%) KDB
14 27 (1.75%) Big Data
15 26 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.62%) Redis
17 21 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
18 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
20 13 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 181 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 176 (11.39%) Subversion
3 171 (11.07%) Jenkins
4 83 (5.37%) JIRA
5 69 (4.47%) Maven
6 67 (4.34%) Ant
7 64 (4.14%) ClearCase
8 49 (3.17%) Hudson
9 43 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 28 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.68%) Selenium
13 23 (1.49%) JUnit
14 20 (1.29%) Artifactory
15 19 (1.23%) Gerrit
15 19 (1.23%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.23%) Introscope
16 18 (1.17%) Apache Ivy
17 16 (1.04%) FishEye
18 14 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 299 (19.35%) Finance
2 231 (14.95%) Banking
3 121 (7.83%) Investment Banking
4 91 (5.89%) Front Office
5 71 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.88%) Retail
7 21 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.04%) Games
9 13 (0.84%) Legal
10 12 (0.78%) Electronics
11 11 (0.71%) Back Office
12 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.58%) Marketing
13 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.26%) French Language
14 4 (0.26%) Advertising
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.065%) Military
16 1 (0.065%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 432 (27.96%) Developer
2 183 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 132 (8.54%) Administrator
4 125 (8.09%) Analyst
5 88 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
6 80 (5.18%) Perl Developer
7 79 (5.11%) Applications Support
8 72 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
9 69 (4.47%) Support Analyst
10 67 (4.34%) C++ Developer
11 65 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 63 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 56 (3.62%) Consultant
14 48 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
15 45 (2.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 45 (2.91%) Architect
16 41 (2.65%) Software Engineer
17 40 (2.59%) Applications Support Analyst
18 39 (2.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 38 (2.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (8.74%) XML
2 123 (7.96%) Web Services
3 103 (6.67%) HTML
4 97 (6.28%) .NET
5 95 (6.15%) J2EE
6 74 (4.79%) CSS
7 71 (4.60%) FIX Protocol
8 62 (4.01%) LAMP
9 56 (3.62%) STL
10 52 (3.37%) Middleware
11 37 (2.39%) SOAP
12 31 (2.01%) RESTful
13 29 (1.88%) jQuery
13 29 (1.88%) Spring
14 28 (1.81%) REST
15 26 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (1.62%) Catalyst
17 22 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
18 21 (1.36%) CGI
19 20 (1.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 78 (5.05%) Clustering
4 60 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 59 (3.82%) Equities
6 57 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 46 (2.98%) Derivative
8 34 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (1.23%) Device Driver
11 19 (1.23%) CMDB
12 17 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.10%) HACMP
13 16 (1.04%) Replication
14 15 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.91%) Wiki
16 13 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 925 (59.87%) Linux
2 737 (47.70%) UNIX
3 377 (24.40%) Windows
4 223 (14.43%) Solaris
5 202 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 99 (6.41%) AIX
6 99 (6.41%) CentOS
7 97 (6.28%) Ubuntu
8 61 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (2.14%) HPUX
9 33 (2.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 32 (2.07%) SUSE
11 29 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.88%) Debian
12 17 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.78%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.65%) Fedora
14 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (18.38%) DevOps
3 211 (13.66%) Configuration Management
4 208 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 176 (11.39%) OO
6 108 (6.99%) ITIL
7 106 (6.86%) SDLC
8 99 (6.41%) Open Source
9 90 (5.83%) Scrum
10 87 (5.63%) Release Management
11 76 (4.92%) Load Balancing
12 75 (4.85%) Low Latency
13 72 (4.66%) Software Engineering
14 66 (4.27%) E-Commerce
15 61 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 60 (3.88%) Multithreading
16 60 (3.88%) Change Management
17 57 (3.69%) Project Management
18 55 (3.56%) Data Modelling
19 53 (3.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 748 (48.41%) Python
2 560 (36.25%) Java
3 507 (32.82%) SQL
4 336 (21.75%) Bash Shell
5 323 (20.91%) Shell Script
6 303 (19.61%) Ruby
7 245 (15.86%) C++
8 239 (15.47%) PHP
9 173 (11.20%) JavaScript
10 133 (8.61%) PowerShell
11 128 (8.28%) C
12 98 (6.34%) Korn
13 97 (6.28%) C#
14 81 (5.24%) PL/SQL
15 37 (2.39%) Jython
16 33 (2.14%) VBScript
17 29 (1.88%) Scala
18 21 (1.36%) VB
18 21 (1.36%) C-shell
19 20 (1.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 87 (5.63%) Degree
3 70 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 67 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 38 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.20%) CCNA
7 20 (1.29%) RHCE
8 15 (0.97%) CCNP
9 12 (0.78%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.71%) HNC
10 11 (0.71%) HND
11 9 (0.58%) OCPJP
12 7 (0.45%) RHCT
13 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.32%) ISEB
14 5 (0.32%) MCSE
14 5 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.34%) QA
2 15 (0.97%) SLA
3 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.32%) COREP
4 5 (0.32%) FINREP
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) Basel II
System Software
1 139 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.65%) vSphere
3 41 (2.65%) Samba
4 39 (2.52%) NFS
5 38 (2.46%) vCloud
6 32 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 31 (2.01%) Docker
8 24 (1.55%) KVM
9 21 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 18 (1.17%) XenServer
11 17 (1.10%) Postfix
12 16 (1.04%) Sendmail
12 16 (1.04%) Hyper-V
13 15 (0.97%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.78%) iptables
16 11 (0.71%) GPFS
17 8 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 284 (18.38%) Puppet
2 189 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (4.72%) Nagios
4 72 (4.66%) Ansible
5 59 (3.82%) Salt
6 58 (3.75%) ZABBIX
7 26 (1.68%) Control-M
8 25 (1.62%) Cobbler
8 25 (1.62%) Tivoli
9 23 (1.49%) HAProxy
10 20 (1.29%) Rundeck
11 18 (1.17%) BladeLogic
11 18 (1.17%) NetBackup
11 18 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
11 18 (1.17%) Graphite
12 17 (1.10%) logstash
12 17 (1.10%) Kibana
13 15 (0.97%) Vagrant
13 15 (0.97%) NSN NetAct
13 15 (0.97%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 394 (25.50%) Oracle
2 276 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 233 (15.08%) VMware
4 126 (8.16%) Sybase
5 102 (6.60%) IBM
6 95 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 90 (5.83%) Cisco
8 89 (5.76%) HP
9 77 (4.98%) Veritas
10 73 (4.72%) Sun
11 46 (2.98%) Informatica
12 45 (2.91%) Citrix
13 43 (2.78%) Splunk
14 41 (2.65%) EMC
15 39 (2.52%) NetApp
16 36 (2.33%) F5
17 34 (2.20%) Juniper
18 32 (2.07%) Business Objects
18 32 (2.07%) Perforce
19 31 (2.01%) Remedy
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Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: 400 - 500 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £200 - 300 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
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Hertford, Hertfordshire
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