The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 10 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 London 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 111 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 432 656 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.89% 2.75% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 6.37% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 457 411
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9460 10293 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.48% 43.20% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6837 7297 6921
Average daily rate £430 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 121 157
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.70 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Perl
England

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in London

Perl
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 91 £525 +16.66% 44
Croydon +5 3 £700 +115.38% 2
Canary Wharf +19 1 - -
Hammersmith +1 1 £175 -
Docklands, London 0 1 £450 -11.76%
Ealing -1 1 £395 +8.96%
Chiswick - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 556 (54.78%) Linux
2 511 (50.34%) UNIX
3 477 (47.00%) Python
4 383 (37.73%) Java
5 335 (33.00%) SQL
6 284 (27.98%) Oracle
7 261 (25.71%) Finance
8 235 (23.15%) Windows
9 227 (22.36%) Banking
10 210 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 207 (20.39%) Bash Shell
12 192 (18.92%) Shell Script
13 189 (18.62%) C++
14 169 (16.65%) Ruby
15 168 (16.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 161 (15.86%) Puppet
16 161 (15.86%) MySQL
17 137 (13.50%) Apache
18 133 (13.10%) PHP
19 132 (13.00%) Solaris
20 126 (12.41%) Investment Banking
21 122 (12.02%) DevOps
22 117 (11.53%) C#
23 114 (11.23%) Sybase
24 112 (11.03%) SQL Server
25 107 (10.54%) XML
26 106 (10.44%) JavaScript
26 106 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
27 104 (10.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 104 (10.25%) Relational Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 137 (13.50%) Apache
2 49 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 38 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 38 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 23 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.87%) IIS
6 17 (1.67%) Confluence
7 16 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.08%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
11 10 (0.99%) Moodle
11 10 (0.99%) Lync
12 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.89%) Node.js
12 9 (0.89%) ColdFusion
12 9 (0.89%) GemFire
13 6 (0.59%) CMS
13 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (2.86%) MS Office
2 25 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) MS Project
4 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Gephi
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) IntelliMatch
2 12 (1.18%) Global One
3 10 (0.99%) Murex MxG2000
4 8 (0.79%) Tridion
4 8 (0.79%) RMDS
5 6 (0.59%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.39%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 4 (0.39%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 3 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.099%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.099%) Magento
10 1 (0.099%) 3000 Xtra
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.099%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (0.99%) SaaS
3 10 (0.99%) GitHub
4 9 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.59%) ElastiCache
6 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.39%) Joyent
8 3 (0.30%) PaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.28%) DNS
2 76 (7.49%) Firewall
3 74 (7.29%) HTTP
4 72 (7.09%) LDAP
5 71 (7.00%) TCP/IP
6 70 (6.90%) SAN
7 49 (4.83%) Internet
8 41 (4.04%) Multicast
9 36 (3.55%) NAS
10 34 (3.35%) SSL
11 28 (2.76%) SMTP
12 27 (2.66%) SSH
13 19 (1.87%) VPN
14 18 (1.77%) SNMP
15 17 (1.67%) BGP
16 16 (1.58%) FTP
17 15 (1.48%) WAN
18 14 (1.38%) iSCSI
19 13 (1.28%) DHCP
20 11 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (15.86%) MySQL
2 112 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 104 (10.25%) Relational Database
4 85 (8.37%) RDBMS
5 53 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 50 (4.93%) MongoDB
7 47 (4.63%) NoSQL
8 41 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 41 (4.04%) Big Data
9 40 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (3.45%) DB2
11 23 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.77%) CouchDB
12 18 (1.77%) Riak
13 17 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
13 17 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (6.31%) Subversion
2 63 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 57 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 52 (5.12%) JIRA
5 37 (3.65%) Ant
6 27 (2.66%) Hudson
7 24 (2.36%) Eclipse
7 24 (2.36%) Maven
8 22 (2.17%) JUnit
9 17 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.58%) Selenium
11 12 (1.18%) ClearCase
11 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.08%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.89%) Log4j
14 8 (0.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 6 (0.59%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.59%) JBehave
16 5 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 261 (25.71%) Finance
2 227 (22.36%) Banking
3 126 (12.41%) Investment Banking
4 103 (10.15%) Front Office
5 31 (3.05%) Retail
6 15 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.28%) Games
8 11 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.99%) Back Office
10 8 (0.79%) Publishing
11 7 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.59%) Electronics
12 6 (0.59%) Legal
13 5 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.49%) French Language
13 5 (0.49%) German Language
14 4 (0.39%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.39%) Billing
15 3 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 329 (32.41%) Developer
2 105 (10.34%) Analyst
3 87 (8.57%) Administrator
4 81 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 80 (7.88%) C++ Developer
6 71 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
7 65 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 58 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 56 (5.52%) Applications Support
9 56 (5.52%) Perl Developer
10 54 (5.32%) Support Analyst
11 49 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 41 (4.04%) Consultant
13 38 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
14 31 (3.05%) DBA
14 31 (3.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 30 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
16 29 (2.86%) Quantitative Developer
17 28 (2.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
18 27 (2.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.54%) XML
2 99 (9.75%) HTML
3 87 (8.57%) Web Services
4 72 (7.09%) LAMP
5 69 (6.80%) .NET
6 62 (6.11%) CSS
7 51 (5.02%) Spring
8 43 (4.24%) Middleware
9 42 (4.14%) STL
10 41 (4.04%) Hibernate
10 41 (4.04%) Rendezvous
11 39 (3.84%) FIX Protocol
12 38 (3.74%) JSON
13 32 (3.15%) J2EE
14 29 (2.86%) SOAP
15 27 (2.66%) JMS
16 24 (2.36%) Ajax
16 24 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 23 (2.27%) JDBC
18 22 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 99 (9.75%) Derivative
3 81 (7.98%) Fixed Income
4 63 (6.21%) Equities
5 62 (6.11%) Open Source
6 54 (5.32%) Computer Science
7 47 (4.63%) Clustering
8 40 (3.94%) Credit Risk
9 25 (2.46%) Replication
10 19 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.28%) CLARiiON
12 12 (1.18%) Oracle Exalogic
13 11 (1.08%) Grid Computing
13 11 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (0.99%) IPTV
14 10 (0.99%) E-Learning
14 10 (0.99%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.89%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 556 (54.78%) Linux
2 511 (50.34%) UNIX
3 235 (23.15%) Windows
4 168 (16.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (13.00%) Solaris
6 57 (5.62%) CentOS
7 34 (3.35%) Ubuntu
8 32 (3.15%) Windows XP
9 30 (2.96%) Debian
10 28 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (2.07%) AIX
11 21 (2.07%) HPUX
12 19 (1.87%) SUSE
13 18 (1.77%) Windows 7
13 18 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.89%) Android
16 8 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.49%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (12.02%) DevOps
2 106 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (9.56%) Low Latency
4 87 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (7.68%) OO
6 77 (7.59%) Scrum
7 76 (7.49%) Migration
8 69 (6.80%) Electronic Trading
9 67 (6.60%) ITIL
10 55 (5.42%) Change Management
11 51 (5.02%) Project Management
11 51 (5.02%) E-Commerce
12 50 (4.93%) TDD
13 49 (4.83%) Software Engineering
13 49 (4.83%) Configuration Management
14 48 (4.73%) Analytics
15 43 (4.24%) Regression Testing
15 43 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
16 42 (4.14%) Load Balancing
17 39 (3.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 477 (47.00%) Python
2 383 (37.73%) Java
3 335 (33.00%) SQL
4 207 (20.39%) Bash Shell
5 192 (18.92%) Shell Script
6 189 (18.62%) C++
7 169 (16.65%) Ruby
8 133 (13.10%) PHP
9 117 (11.53%) C#
10 106 (10.44%) JavaScript
11 71 (7.00%) C
12 68 (6.70%) PowerShell
13 45 (4.43%) Scala
14 36 (3.55%) Korn
15 25 (2.46%) C-shell
16 21 (2.07%) AWK
17 20 (1.97%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.77%) VBScript
18 18 (1.77%) sed
19 17 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (9.06%) Degree
2 11 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.89%) OCP
3 9 (0.89%) ISEB
3 9 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.69%) CCA
5 7 (0.69%) MCSE
5 7 (0.69%) VCP5
6 5 (0.49%) CCNA
6 5 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (0.49%) OCA
6 5 (0.49%) VCP4
6 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.49%) RHCE
7 4 (0.39%) MCTS
7 4 (0.39%) MCITP
7 4 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.07%) QA
2 19 (1.87%) SLA
3 8 (0.79%) Basel III
4 3 (0.30%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.099%) EMIR
5 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 27 (2.66%) NFS
5 24 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (1.67%) Varnish
7 14 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (0.99%) KVM
11 9 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.79%) Xen
12 8 (0.79%) Sendmail
13 7 (0.69%) Samba
14 6 (0.59%) vSphere
15 5 (0.49%) vCloud
15 5 (0.49%) XenApp
16 4 (0.39%) Squid
16 4 (0.39%) Snort
16 4 (0.39%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 161 (15.86%) Puppet
2 99 (9.75%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (7.78%) Nagios
4 34 (3.35%) ZABBIX
5 32 (3.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 27 (2.66%) Cacti
7 25 (2.46%) Salt
8 22 (2.17%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
10 14 (1.38%) Control-M
11 12 (1.18%) Data Guard
12 11 (1.08%) YUM
12 11 (1.08%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.89%) SCOM
14 9 (0.89%) Zenoss
15 7 (0.69%) Ansible
15 7 (0.69%) Opsview
16 6 (0.59%) Netcool
17 5 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 284 (27.98%) Oracle
2 210 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 114 (11.23%) Sybase
4 72 (7.09%) VMware
5 62 (6.11%) Microsoft
6 52 (5.12%) HP
6 52 (5.12%) TIBCO
7 51 (5.02%) Cisco
8 42 (4.14%) IBM
9 39 (3.84%) Veritas
10 35 (3.45%) EMC
11 31 (3.05%) Sun
11 31 (3.05%) Reuters
12 30 (2.96%) Rackspace
13 28 (2.76%) JBoss
14 27 (2.66%) NetApp
15 22 (2.17%) Perforce
16 21 (2.07%) MarketAxess
17 19 (1.87%) eSpeed
17 19 (1.87%) SunGard
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Keene and Lord
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London Arena
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
London Arena
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
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City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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