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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 129 146 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -49
Contract jobs citing Perl 906 779 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.55% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 4.13% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 486 631
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.37 £26.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £44.00 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +21 484 £475 - 155
South East +44 196 £375 - 46
East of England -21 66 £413 +3.12% 35
South West -13 53 £400 - 17
North East -9 27 £488 +77.27% 8
North West -46 24 £320 -12.92% 14
Yorkshire -27 23 £425 +21.42% 25
West Midlands -11 17 £380 +26.66% 10
East Midlands -12 5 £425 +21.42% 3
Midlands +5 3 £500 -
Perl
UK

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1039 (60.55%) Linux
2 880 (51.28%) UNIX
3 789 (45.98%) Python
4 664 (38.69%) Java
5 644 (37.53%) SQL
6 486 (28.32%) Oracle
7 452 (26.34%) Windows
8 372 (21.68%) Bash Shell
9 347 (20.22%) Finance
10 346 (20.16%) Shell Script
11 329 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
12 305 (17.77%) Ruby
13 300 (17.48%) DevOps
14 298 (17.37%) Puppet
15 286 (16.67%) C++
16 280 (16.32%) Red Hat
17 256 (14.92%) VMware
18 255 (14.86%) Banking
19 250 (14.57%) PHP
20 247 (14.39%) JavaScript
21 243 (14.16%) Git (software)
22 234 (13.64%) Configuration Management
23 232 (13.52%) Solaris
24 222 (12.94%) MySQL
24 222 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
25 216 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 210 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
27 206 (12.00%) Jenkins
28 201 (11.71%) SQL Server
29 199 (11.60%) Security Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 180 (10.49%) Apache
2 141 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 86 (5.01%) WebSphere
4 82 (4.78%) JBoss
5 79 (4.60%) WebLogic
6 61 (3.55%) IIS
7 47 (2.74%) nginx
8 41 (2.39%) OpenStack
9 37 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (1.86%) Node.js
11 28 (1.63%) Drupal
12 24 (1.40%) Confluence
13 22 (1.28%) SAS
14 19 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
15 18 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.99%) MQSeries
17 16 (0.93%) Jetty
18 15 (0.87%) Mule ESB
19 14 (0.82%) SharePoint
20 13 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 67 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.75%) MS Office
3 23 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.23%) Maple
5 4 (0.23%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.23%) MS Project
5 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.58%) Oracle BRM
2 10 (0.58%) Global One
2 10 (0.58%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.47%) Tridion
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.23%) RMDS
5 4 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.17%) Eikon
6 3 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.17%) Summit
7 2 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 184 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.17%) SaaS
5 18 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (0.99%) IaaS
7 10 (0.58%) PaaS
7 10 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.41%) GitHub
9 7 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.12%) Boomi
12 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 142 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 131 (7.63%) SAN
3 126 (7.34%) Firewall
4 106 (6.18%) DNS
5 100 (5.83%) LDAP
6 77 (4.49%) SSL
7 53 (3.09%) Internet
7 53 (3.09%) HTTP
8 51 (2.97%) SNMP
8 51 (2.97%) VPN
9 50 (2.91%) NAS
10 41 (2.39%) LAN
11 39 (2.27%) DHCP
12 38 (2.21%) iSCSI
13 36 (2.10%) SMTP
14 30 (1.75%) WAN
14 30 (1.75%) Network Security
14 30 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
15 27 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
16 25 (1.46%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (12.94%) MySQL
2 201 (11.71%) SQL Server
3 186 (10.84%) Relational Database
4 112 (6.53%) RDBMS
5 111 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 104 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (3.32%) MongoDB
8 56 (3.26%) DB2
9 38 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (1.69%) Big Data
13 28 (1.63%) Redis
13 28 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (1.34%) OLTP
16 20 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 243 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 206 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 181 (10.55%) Subversion
4 85 (4.95%) Maven
4 85 (4.95%) Ant
5 72 (4.20%) JIRA
6 62 (3.61%) ClearCase
7 54 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (3.09%) TeamCity
9 44 (2.56%) SoapUI
10 40 (2.33%) Hudson
11 38 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 36 (2.10%) Eclipse
13 33 (1.92%) Artifactory
14 32 (1.86%) Gradle
15 30 (1.75%) JUnit
16 28 (1.63%) Selenium
16 28 (1.63%) Gerrit
17 26 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
General
1 347 (20.22%) Finance
2 255 (14.86%) Banking
3 132 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 121 (7.05%) Front Office
5 99 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.92%) Back Office
7 31 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.57%) Retail
9 18 (1.05%) Legal
9 18 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.87%) Games
11 9 (0.52%) Electronics
12 8 (0.47%) Military
12 8 (0.47%) Billing
13 6 (0.35%) Marketing
13 6 (0.35%) Advertising
14 5 (0.29%) German Language
14 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Publishing
15 4 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 476 (27.74%) Developer
2 182 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (8.92%) Analyst
4 134 (7.81%) Administrator
5 95 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
6 79 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 77 (4.49%) Applications Support
8 76 (4.43%) C++ Developer
8 76 (4.43%) Perl Developer
9 69 (4.02%) Consultant
10 64 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 63 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
12 56 (3.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 50 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
14 44 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 44 (2.56%) Software Engineer
15 40 (2.33%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.10%) Architect
16 36 (2.10%) UNIX Engineer
17 35 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (11.25%) XML
2 170 (9.91%) HTML
3 163 (9.50%) Web Services
4 122 (7.11%) .NET
5 100 (5.83%) Middleware
6 99 (5.77%) J2EE
7 93 (5.42%) CSS
8 83 (4.84%) SOAP
9 75 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
10 74 (4.31%) STL
11 63 (3.67%) LAMP
12 53 (3.09%) jQuery
13 42 (2.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 42 (2.45%) JSON
13 42 (2.45%) Ajax
14 36 (2.10%) XML Messaging
15 33 (1.92%) Java EE
15 33 (1.92%) XSLT
16 32 (1.86%) Spring
17 31 (1.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 70 (4.08%) Clustering
4 69 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 58 (3.38%) Equities
6 57 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.97%) Fixed Income
9 48 (2.80%) Derivative
10 31 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.46%) Credit Risk
12 24 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.34%) Market Risk
14 22 (1.28%) CMDB
15 21 (1.22%) Grid Computing
16 19 (1.11%) DataPower
17 18 (1.05%) Statistics
18 16 (0.93%) SWIFT
18 16 (0.93%) HACMP
18 16 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1039 (60.55%) Linux
2 880 (51.28%) UNIX
3 452 (26.34%) Windows
4 232 (13.52%) Solaris
5 216 (12.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (5.01%) AIX
7 81 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 79 (4.60%) CentOS
9 62 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (2.27%) HPUX
11 36 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (1.86%) SUSE
13 28 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 21 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.05%) Debian
16 14 (0.82%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
17 12 (0.70%) Fedora
18 11 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (17.48%) DevOps
3 234 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 222 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (10.49%) OO
6 137 (7.98%) ITIL
7 103 (6.00%) Open Source
7 103 (6.00%) SDLC
8 89 (5.19%) Scrum
9 87 (5.07%) Project Management
10 83 (4.84%) Release Management
11 77 (4.49%) Software Engineering
12 70 (4.08%) Load Balancing
13 67 (3.90%) E-Commerce
13 67 (3.90%) Migration
14 65 (3.79%) TDD
14 65 (3.79%) Multithreading
14 65 (3.79%) Low Latency
15 64 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 64 (3.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 789 (45.98%) Python
2 664 (38.69%) Java
3 644 (37.53%) SQL
4 372 (21.68%) Bash Shell
5 346 (20.16%) Shell Script
6 305 (17.77%) Ruby
7 286 (16.67%) C++
8 250 (14.57%) PHP
9 247 (14.39%) JavaScript
10 182 (10.61%) PowerShell
11 155 (9.03%) C
12 142 (8.28%) PL/SQL
13 99 (5.77%) C#
14 91 (5.30%) Korn
15 44 (2.56%) VB
16 42 (2.45%) VBScript
17 41 (2.39%) Scala
18 33 (1.92%) Groovy
19 28 (1.63%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 199 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 119 (6.93%) Degree
3 117 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 71 (4.14%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.11%) CCNA
8 18 (1.05%) CCNP
9 16 (0.93%) RHCE
9 16 (0.93%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.58%) HND
11 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.41%) CCSA
12 7 (0.41%) MCSE
12 7 (0.41%) PhD
12 7 (0.41%) VCAP
13 6 (0.35%) CCIP
13 6 (0.35%) ISEB
13 6 (0.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.37%) QA
2 39 (2.27%) SLA
3 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.29%) COREP
3 5 (0.29%) FINREP
4 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) Basel II
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 160 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 53 (3.09%) vSphere
4 49 (2.86%) Docker
5 46 (2.68%) NFS
6 41 (2.39%) vCloud
7 40 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 36 (2.10%) Hyper-V
10 29 (1.69%) Samba
11 28 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 27 (1.57%) KVM
13 21 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 8 (0.47%) Postfix
16 8 (0.47%) XenApp
17 7 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
17 7 (0.41%) Firmware
17 7 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 298 (17.37%) Puppet
2 210 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (5.42%) Ansible
4 77 (4.49%) Nagios
5 53 (3.09%) Tivoli
6 40 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
7 36 (2.10%) ZABBIX
7 36 (2.10%) logstash
8 33 (1.92%) Salt
9 30 (1.75%) HAProxy
10 29 (1.69%) NetBackup
11 27 (1.57%) Vagrant
12 26 (1.52%) Kibana
13 25 (1.46%) BladeLogic
14 24 (1.40%) Rundeck
15 23 (1.34%) Control-M
16 22 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
17 18 (1.05%) Graphite
18 17 (0.99%) Zenoss
19 16 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 486 (28.32%) Oracle
2 280 (16.32%) Red Hat
3 256 (14.92%) VMware
4 132 (7.69%) IBM
5 122 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 122 (7.11%) HP
6 114 (6.64%) Sybase
7 86 (5.01%) Sun
8 72 (4.20%) Cisco
9 71 (4.14%) Veritas
10 45 (2.62%) Google
11 43 (2.51%) Splunk
11 43 (2.51%) EMC
11 43 (2.51%) Informatica
12 42 (2.45%) NetApp
13 40 (2.33%) Citrix
14 36 (2.10%) Symantec
15 33 (1.92%) Remedy
16 32 (1.86%) F5
17 31 (1.81%) BMC
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