The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 56 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 1.44% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 3.61% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
Perl
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 249 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.38% 39.97% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 136 206
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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
Watford +5 1 - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) UNIX
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) Replication
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) Ruby
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) C++
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) Puppet
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
9 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) PowerShell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) lighttpd
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (11.11%) 4G
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) 3G
1 3 (11.11%) VRRP
1 3 (11.11%) 3GPP
1 3 (11.11%) LTE
1 3 (11.11%) 2G
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) FCoE
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) SCM Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.11%) C
7 2 (7.41%) Korn
7 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) VBScript
8 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) PowerHA
2 3 (11.11%) Xen
2 3 (11.11%) SRDF
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) VMFS
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Nagios
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) McAfee
4 3 (11.11%) Tripwire
5 2 (7.41%) Huawei
5 2 (7.41%) Nortel
5 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
5 2 (7.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas