The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 72 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.14% 1.03% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 2.30% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.69%
Perl
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
495 434 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.24% 44.79% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 286 241
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 18 December 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 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Ruby
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (35.71%) Redis
6 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (21.43%) Samba
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (14.29%) User Experience
9 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
9 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 2 (14.29%) Percona
9 2 (14.29%) Route 53
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) Node.js

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Redis
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) CSS3
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) RHCA
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Percona
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Zend