The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Leeds 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 68 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.56% 2.76% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 7.22% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £393 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £416
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
581 291 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.35% 38.24% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 170 221
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
West Yorkshire

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 9 (37.50%) Solaris
4 8 (33.33%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) Apache
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) SSL
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB
7 5 (20.83%) Tcl
7 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) SSL
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 3 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Release Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Solaris
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) C
5 5 (20.83%) Tcl
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) NetApp
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase
7 1 (4.17%) JBoss
7 1 (4.17%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago