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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 52 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 1.10% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 3.20% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
174 219 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.47% 34.27% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 109 140
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 3 - -
Stevenage -6 1 - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) CGI
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Doxygen

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Kinematics
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (10.00%) 2G
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) SpaceWire
2 1 (10.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Avionics
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Perl Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) Dancer
2 1 (10.00%) Moose
2 1 (10.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (10.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (10.00%) Robotics
1 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
1 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) SysML
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel