The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 48 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 1.47% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 3.42% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -5.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
249 263 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.23% 42.90% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 130 173
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 39
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £20.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Perl
East of England

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £350 -
Watford - 1 - - 6
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Intel
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) VB
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) C
6 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) NAS
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Retail
7 4 (26.67%) XPath
7 4 (26.67%) JSTL
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
7 4 (26.67%) Content Management
7 4 (26.67%) XMLBeans
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) Blue Martini
7 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (26.67%) MQSeries
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
1 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Log4j
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Services Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
1 4 (26.67%) EJB
1 4 (26.67%) JDBC
1 4 (26.67%) JSP
1 4 (26.67%) Servlets
1 4 (26.67%) Struts
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) XSLT
1 4 (26.67%) XHTML
1 4 (26.67%) JMS
1 4 (26.67%) XMLBeans
1 4 (26.67%) Ajax
1 4 (26.67%) JSTL
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) HPUX
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) XPath
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (13.33%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) VC++
7 1 (6.67%) Tcl
7 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (6.67%) C#
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) Intel
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Blue Martini
2 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
2 4 (26.67%) Elastic Path
2 4 (26.67%) Interwoven
2 4 (26.67%) CommVault
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Coverity