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 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 76 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 0.83% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 1.95% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
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
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
435 411 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.85% 42.55% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 281 192
Average daily rate £355 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +37.93%
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 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 28 January 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (44.44%) Apache
5 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Redis
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (16.67%) CSS3
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) Samba

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Redis
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS3
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (5.56%) C#
9 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) RHCA
1 2 (11.11%) RHCE
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Samba
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Percona
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.56%) Zend
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