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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 135 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 764 805 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.70% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 4.58% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 533 387
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +67.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £23.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £42.50 £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
18277 17568 15502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.15% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12002 11411 9789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 426 573
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -20 441 £500 - 173
South East +24 166 £350 -12.50% 46
South West -1 49 £450 +14.64% 18
North West -4 24 £441 +21.72% 6
East of England 0 22 £319 -8.92% 25
Yorkshire -18 20 £500 +42.85% 15
West Midlands -25 17 £503 +74.78% 7
East Midlands +1 13 £301 -24.69% 2
North East +10 11 £278 - 1
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 911 (57.12%) Linux
2 759 (47.59%) Python
3 755 (47.34%) UNIX
4 576 (36.11%) Java
5 511 (32.04%) SQL
6 401 (25.14%) Oracle
7 389 (24.39%) Bash Shell
8 385 (24.14%) Ruby
9 372 (23.32%) Windows
10 343 (21.50%) Shell Script
11 334 (20.94%) Puppet
12 333 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
13 323 (20.25%) DevOps
14 301 (18.87%) Red Hat
15 281 (17.62%) Finance
16 255 (15.99%) PHP
17 251 (15.74%) VMware
18 247 (15.49%) C++
19 244 (15.30%) Banking
20 232 (14.55%) Apache
21 223 (13.98%) Configuration Management
22 221 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 211 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
24 210 (13.17%) Subversion
25 207 (12.98%) Jenkins
26 206 (12.92%) MySQL
27 199 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
28 195 (12.23%) OO
28 195 (12.23%) Git (software)
29 190 (11.91%) Solaris

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 232 (14.55%) Apache
2 126 (7.90%) WebLogic
3 117 (7.34%) Tomcat
4 65 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.95%) nginx
5 63 (3.95%) JBoss
6 57 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 44 (2.76%) Node.js
8 37 (2.32%) Confluence
9 32 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 32 (2.01%) IIS
10 22 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (1.00%) SharePoint
12 16 (1.00%) CMS
13 15 (0.94%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
14 14 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
15 13 (0.82%) MediaWiki
16 11 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 56 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.94%) MS Office
3 16 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.63%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.25%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (0.56%) Summit
3 8 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.38%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
6 5 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.25%) RMDS
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) Global One
9 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Eikon
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.063%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.50%) PaaS
3 18 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.00%) Heroku
4 16 (1.00%) Engine Yard
5 15 (0.94%) IaaS
6 14 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.44%) SaaS
9 6 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.31%) Route 53
10 5 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.31%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 154 (9.66%) DNS
2 144 (9.03%) Firewall
3 141 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 100 (6.27%) LDAP
5 96 (6.02%) SAN
6 81 (5.08%) Internet
7 67 (4.20%) LAN
8 55 (3.45%) HTTP
9 53 (3.32%) WAN
10 52 (3.26%) VPN
11 50 (3.13%) SSL
12 46 (2.88%) NAS
12 46 (2.88%) Radio Access Network
13 42 (2.63%) 3G
14 40 (2.51%) 2G
15 34 (2.13%) BGP
16 33 (2.07%) EIGRP
17 32 (2.01%) VLAN
18 31 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
19 29 (1.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (12.92%) MySQL
2 155 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 149 (9.34%) SQL Server
4 125 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 87 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 83 (5.20%) Oracle Database
7 80 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
8 73 (4.58%) NoSQL
9 54 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (3.20%) Hadoop
11 44 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (2.76%) Big Data
11 44 (2.76%) DB2
12 26 (1.63%) OLTP
12 26 (1.63%) KDB
13 25 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.32%) Redis
16 18 (1.13%) CouchDB
16 18 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 210 (13.17%) Subversion
2 207 (12.98%) Jenkins
3 195 (12.23%) Git (software)
4 96 (6.02%) Maven
5 78 (4.89%) JIRA
6 75 (4.70%) Ant
7 69 (4.33%) Hudson
8 60 (3.76%) ClearCase
9 43 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 41 (2.57%) Selenium
11 37 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (2.26%) TeamCity
13 25 (1.57%) JUnit
14 19 (1.19%) JMeter
14 19 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (1.13%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.94%) Toad
16 15 (0.94%) Gradle
16 15 (0.94%) Introscope
17 14 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 281 (17.62%) Finance
2 244 (15.30%) Banking
3 118 (7.40%) Investment Banking
4 90 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 65 (4.08%) Front Office
6 28 (1.76%) Retail
7 21 (1.32%) Marketing
8 19 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.13%) Electronics
10 16 (1.00%) Games
11 12 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.75%) Back Office
12 8 (0.50%) Advertising
13 7 (0.44%) Law
14 6 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.25%) Legal
15 4 (0.25%) French Language
16 3 (0.19%) Military
17 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.063%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (28.53%) Developer
2 212 (13.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (8.34%) Analyst
4 111 (6.96%) Administrator
5 84 (5.27%) Applications Support
5 84 (5.27%) Linux Engineer
6 76 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 71 (4.45%) Architect
8 70 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 70 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 67 (4.20%) C++ Developer
9 67 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (4.01%) Perl Developer
11 55 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 55 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 47 (2.95%) Consultant
12 47 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
13 44 (2.76%) Software Engineer
14 39 (2.45%) Support Engineer
15 37 (2.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.77%) HTML
2 119 (7.46%) XML
3 117 (7.34%) Web Services
4 98 (6.14%) J2EE
4 98 (6.14%) CSS
5 91 (5.71%) .NET
6 62 (3.89%) LAMP
7 53 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
8 49 (3.07%) jQuery
9 47 (2.95%) Middleware
10 41 (2.57%) STL
11 39 (2.45%) SOAP
12 36 (2.26%) RESTful
13 31 (1.94%) MCollective
14 29 (1.82%) REST
15 28 (1.76%) AngularJS
15 28 (1.76%) Spring
16 25 (1.57%) Ajax
16 25 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (1.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.08%) Open Source
3 86 (5.39%) Clustering
4 67 (4.20%) Derivative
5 65 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 63 (3.95%) Fixed Income
7 59 (3.70%) Equities
8 50 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.57%) Device Driver
9 25 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.44%) Oracle Exalogic
12 20 (1.25%) Replication
12 20 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.13%) Wiki
14 17 (1.07%) HACMP
15 16 (1.00%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 13 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (0.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 911 (57.12%) Linux
2 755 (47.34%) UNIX
3 372 (23.32%) Windows
4 221 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 190 (11.91%) Solaris
6 126 (7.90%) CentOS
7 106 (6.65%) Ubuntu
8 90 (5.64%) AIX
9 61 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (3.26%) SUSE
11 46 (2.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 41 (2.57%) Debian
13 26 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.63%) HPUX
14 19 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.69%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (20.25%) DevOps
3 223 (13.98%) Configuration Management
4 211 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
5 195 (12.23%) OO
6 123 (7.71%) Scrum
7 111 (6.96%) ITIL
8 86 (5.39%) Release Management
9 82 (5.14%) Load Balancing
10 79 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 78 (4.89%) TDD
12 72 (4.51%) Change Management
13 70 (4.39%) E-Commerce
14 57 (3.57%) Low Latency
15 55 (3.45%) Data Modelling
15 55 (3.45%) Web Development
16 54 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
18 47 (2.95%) Multithreading
19 45 (2.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 759 (47.59%) Python
2 576 (36.11%) Java
3 511 (32.04%) SQL
4 389 (24.39%) Bash Shell
5 385 (24.14%) Ruby
6 343 (21.50%) Shell Script
7 255 (15.99%) PHP
8 247 (15.49%) C++
9 187 (11.72%) JavaScript
10 123 (7.71%) C
11 107 (6.71%) Korn
12 99 (6.21%) PowerShell
13 97 (6.08%) C#
14 93 (5.83%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.69%) Scala
16 26 (1.63%) Jython
17 23 (1.44%) Clojure
18 22 (1.38%) VBScript
19 20 (1.25%) VB
20 19 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 149 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 75 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.64%) Degree
4 73 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 63 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (3.13%) CCNA
7 25 (1.57%) CCNP
8 17 (1.07%) RHCE
9 13 (0.82%) HNC
10 12 (0.75%) HND
10 12 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.69%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.63%) OCPJP
12 10 (0.63%) ISEB
13 9 (0.56%) CCIE
14 8 (0.50%) RHCT
15 6 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.38%) CISSP
16 4 (0.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.33%) QA
2 16 (1.00%) SLA
3 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) COREP
5 4 (0.25%) FINREP
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.26%) vSphere
4 42 (2.63%) Samba
5 39 (2.45%) vCloud
6 37 (2.32%) NFS
7 30 (1.88%) KVM
8 27 (1.69%) Docker
9 25 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 25 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.50%) XenServer
11 23 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (1.25%) Postfix
12 20 (1.25%) Sendmail
12 20 (1.25%) VMware ESX
13 19 (1.19%) Hyper-V
13 19 (1.19%) iptables
14 16 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (0.69%) Squid
16 9 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 334 (20.94%) Puppet
2 199 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (6.02%) Nagios
4 78 (4.89%) Salt
5 72 (4.51%) Ansible
6 65 (4.08%) ZABBIX
7 35 (2.19%) Cobbler
8 31 (1.94%) Control-M
9 29 (1.82%) collectd
10 21 (1.32%) Graphite
11 19 (1.19%) HAProxy
11 19 (1.19%) Opsview
11 19 (1.19%) Tivoli
12 18 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (1.00%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.94%) MIMEsweeper
14 15 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
14 15 (0.94%) Cacti
14 15 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
14 15 (0.94%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 401 (25.14%) Oracle
2 301 (18.87%) Red Hat
3 251 (15.74%) VMware
4 108 (6.77%) Sybase
5 99 (6.21%) IBM
6 91 (5.71%) Cisco
7 81 (5.08%) HP
8 75 (4.70%) Microsoft
9 61 (3.82%) Sun
10 57 (3.57%) Veritas
11 51 (3.20%) EMC
11 51 (3.20%) Business Objects
12 49 (3.07%) F5
13 48 (3.01%) Informatica
14 43 (2.70%) NetApp
15 38 (2.38%) Citrix
16 35 (2.19%) TIBCO
17 34 (2.13%) BEA
18 31 (1.94%) Juniper
19 30 (1.88%) Perforce
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