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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 79 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 1.47% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.98% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Average daily rate
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£378 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +88.88%
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
636 570 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.19% 49.27% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 402 164
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 19 (82.61%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Puppet
4 11 (47.83%) PHP
4 11 (47.83%) DevOps
5 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Ruby
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (30.43%) C#
9 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
10 5 (21.74%) Release Management
10 5 (21.74%) Apache
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) MySQL
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle
11 4 (17.39%) OOP
11 4 (17.39%) UNIX
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) JIRA
11 4 (17.39%) Subversion
11 4 (17.39%) Maven
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) Route 53
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Redis
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Release Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.35%) Database Security
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Change Control
8 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) PHP
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (30.43%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.35%) Korn
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) AWK
8 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Percona
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) VMware