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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 70 59 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 2.43% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 5.80% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 379 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.21% 41.79% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 220 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
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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 25 July 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 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 9 (36.00%) Tcl
4 9 (36.00%) VLAN
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) C
6 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (24.00%) Apache
7 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (24.00%) LAN
7 6 (24.00%) SSL
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) nginx
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) IPTV
9 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (16.00%) CentOS
9 4 (16.00%) Video on Demand
9 4 (16.00%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) nginx
2 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (36.00%) VLAN
2 6 (24.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
2 6 (24.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) DVB
4 3 (12.00%) SSH
5 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) CGI
2 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) MPEG
1 4 (16.00%) IPTV
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (8.00%) STB
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) QMS
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Tcl
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Salt
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk