The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 85 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 526 567 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.20% 2.27% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 5.53% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 425 432
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10138 10253 9140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.42% 41.04% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7655 7450 6552
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 57 90 97
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 121 £450 - 42
Docklands, London +13 4 £432 -1.31%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £400 - 2
Hounslow +1 2 £560 +40.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £600 -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 559 (60.11%) Linux
2 498 (53.55%) UNIX
3 408 (43.87%) Python
4 327 (35.16%) Java
5 292 (31.40%) SQL
6 234 (25.16%) Finance
7 230 (24.73%) Banking
7 230 (24.73%) Bash Shell
8 229 (24.62%) Windows
9 215 (23.12%) Oracle
10 214 (23.01%) Red Hat
11 204 (21.94%) Ruby
12 193 (20.75%) DevOps
13 184 (19.78%) Puppet
14 181 (19.46%) Shell Script
15 159 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
16 157 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 153 (16.45%) MySQL
18 129 (13.87%) Apache
19 128 (13.76%) PHP
20 124 (13.33%) DNS
21 116 (12.47%) Investment Banking
22 113 (12.15%) VMware
23 111 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
24 109 (11.72%) C++
25 103 (11.08%) Jenkins
25 103 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
26 102 (10.97%) Subversion
27 100 (10.75%) JavaScript
28 96 (10.32%) Nagios

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 129 (13.87%) Apache
2 66 (7.10%) WebLogic
3 58 (6.24%) WebSphere
4 57 (6.13%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.33%) nginx
6 26 (2.80%) JBoss
7 24 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 20 (2.15%) IIS
10 19 (2.04%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.94%) Node.js
12 17 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.72%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (1.29%) Confluence
15 11 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
17 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
18 6 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.32%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.97%) Summit
3 8 (0.86%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.32%) RMDS
6 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.11%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 78 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.40%) PaaS
4 12 (1.29%) GitHub
5 7 (0.75%) Heroku
5 7 (0.75%) Engine Yard
6 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.54%) IaaS
6 5 (0.54%) SaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Office 365
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (13.33%) DNS
2 94 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 85 (9.14%) Firewall
4 62 (6.67%) HTTP
5 57 (6.13%) Internet
6 42 (4.52%) LDAP
7 37 (3.98%) SAN
8 33 (3.55%) VPN
9 30 (3.23%) SSL
10 28 (3.01%) SNMP
11 26 (2.80%) DHCP
12 25 (2.69%) BGP
13 24 (2.58%) OSPF
13 24 (2.58%) Multicast
14 22 (2.37%) EIGRP
15 21 (2.26%) PPP
15 21 (2.26%) HSRP
15 21 (2.26%) DMVPN
15 21 (2.26%) VRRP
16 20 (2.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (16.45%) MySQL
2 76 (8.17%) MongoDB
2 76 (8.17%) Relational Database
3 68 (7.31%) SQL Server
4 65 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.70%) Big Data
6 50 (5.38%) RDBMS
7 48 (5.16%) DB2
8 43 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 40 (4.30%) Hadoop
10 37 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (2.47%) CouchDB
12 22 (2.37%) Riak
13 21 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.94%) Sybase ASE
16 17 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
17 13 (1.40%) Redis
18 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
19 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (11.08%) Jenkins
2 102 (10.97%) Subversion
3 81 (8.71%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.73%) Maven
5 36 (3.87%) JIRA
6 34 (3.66%) Selenium
7 31 (3.33%) Ant
7 31 (3.33%) Hudson
8 17 (1.83%) ClearCase
8 17 (1.83%) JMeter
9 15 (1.61%) JUnit
10 14 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.51%) Gradle
11 11 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.18%) Introscope
12 9 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.97%) JBehave
12 9 (0.97%) Mockito
12 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.97%) GDB
General
1 234 (25.16%) Finance
2 230 (24.73%) Banking
3 116 (12.47%) Investment Banking
4 80 (8.60%) Front Office
5 31 (3.33%) Retail
6 15 (1.61%) Games
6 15 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.29%) Advertising
9 10 (1.08%) Publishing
10 9 (0.97%) Back Office
11 8 (0.86%) Marketing
12 7 (0.75%) Law
13 4 (0.43%) Electronics
13 4 (0.43%) German Language
14 2 (0.22%) International Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 240 (25.81%) Developer
2 107 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (9.89%) Analyst
4 71 (7.63%) Applications Support
5 62 (6.67%) Administrator
6 61 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 60 (6.45%) Perl Developer
8 59 (6.34%) Support Analyst
9 50 (5.38%) Consultant
10 46 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
11 44 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
12 42 (4.52%) Architect
13 35 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 34 (3.66%) Java Developer
15 32 (3.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 30 (3.23%) DBA
17 29 (3.12%) C++ Developer
18 25 (2.69%) Linux Administrator
19 24 (2.58%) Senior Developer
19 24 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (10.22%) HTML
2 90 (9.68%) Web Services
3 71 (7.63%) .NET
4 70 (7.53%) XML
5 64 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
6 58 (6.24%) LAMP
7 50 (5.38%) CSS
8 47 (5.05%) Middleware
9 31 (3.33%) J2EE
10 27 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 27 (2.90%) REST
11 26 (2.80%) HTML5
12 24 (2.58%) Rendezvous
13 21 (2.26%) JSP
13 21 (2.26%) jQuery
14 20 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (2.04%) RESTful
16 18 (1.94%) Spring
17 17 (1.83%) SOAP
18 16 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (6.13%) Clustering
3 57 (6.13%) Derivative
4 56 (6.02%) Fixed Income
5 52 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 52 (5.59%) Open Source
6 49 (5.27%) Equities
7 29 (3.12%) Oracle Exalogic
8 20 (2.15%) Replication
9 17 (1.83%) FlexPod
10 14 (1.51%) CLARiiON
10 14 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.18%) User Experience
12 11 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.18%) Online Games
12 11 (1.18%) Symmetrix
13 10 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 559 (60.11%) Linux
2 498 (53.55%) UNIX
3 229 (24.62%) Windows
4 157 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (8.60%) Solaris
6 78 (8.39%) CentOS
7 43 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 41 (4.41%) SUSE
9 40 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (3.98%) Debian
11 35 (3.76%) AIX
12 25 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (2.58%) Windows XP
14 22 (2.37%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (2.15%) SELinux
16 18 (1.94%) Windows 7
17 17 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (20.75%) DevOps
2 159 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 88 (9.46%) ITIL
5 88 (9.46%) OO
6 77 (8.28%) Scrum
7 70 (7.53%) Change Management
7 70 (7.53%) Low Latency
8 62 (6.67%) TDD
9 56 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 49 (5.27%) Load Balancing
11 48 (5.16%) Electronic Trading
12 45 (4.84%) Software Engineering
13 36 (3.87%) Migration
13 36 (3.87%) Kanban
14 33 (3.55%) Risk Management
14 33 (3.55%) Data Modelling
14 33 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (3.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 408 (43.87%) Python
2 327 (35.16%) Java
3 292 (31.40%) SQL
4 230 (24.73%) Bash Shell
5 204 (21.94%) Ruby
6 181 (19.46%) Shell Script
7 128 (13.76%) PHP
8 109 (11.72%) C++
9 100 (10.75%) JavaScript
10 70 (7.53%) C#
11 60 (6.45%) Korn
12 59 (6.34%) PowerShell
13 48 (5.16%) C
14 27 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.94%) Clojure
16 16 (1.72%) Scala
17 15 (1.61%) Groovy
17 15 (1.61%) Jython
17 15 (1.61%) VB
18 13 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (6.02%) Degree
2 41 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.58%) CCNP
5 20 (2.15%) CCNA
6 19 (2.04%) CCIE
7 17 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.86%) CISSP
10 7 (0.75%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.54%) MCSE
12 4 (0.43%) ISEB
12 4 (0.43%) CCSE
12 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.43%) VCP5
12 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.43%) MCITP
13 3 (0.32%) RHCE
14 2 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.09%) QA
2 12 (1.29%) SLA
3 6 (0.65%) GPG13
4 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 76 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.33%) vCloud
4 30 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 23 (2.47%) vSphere
7 19 (2.04%) NFS
8 16 (1.72%) KVM
9 15 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.08%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.86%) Docker
13 6 (0.65%) Xen
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.54%) Squid
14 5 (0.54%) Samba
14 5 (0.54%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.43%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (19.78%) Puppet
2 111 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (10.32%) Nagios
4 41 (4.41%) ZABBIX
5 31 (3.33%) Salt
6 27 (2.90%) Ansible
7 24 (2.58%) Cacti
8 22 (2.37%) Control-M
9 20 (2.15%) ITRS Geneos
10 17 (1.83%) Opsview
10 17 (1.83%) RANCID
10 17 (1.83%) OpenNMS
10 17 (1.83%) Zenoss
10 17 (1.83%) Cobbler
11 15 (1.61%) collectd
12 12 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 12 (1.29%) BMC PATROL
12 12 (1.29%) Tivoli
13 11 (1.18%) SCOM
14 10 (1.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 215 (23.12%) Oracle
2 214 (23.01%) Red Hat
3 113 (12.15%) VMware
4 91 (9.78%) Sybase
5 78 (8.39%) IBM
6 56 (6.02%) Cisco
7 54 (5.81%) Microsoft
8 40 (4.30%) TIBCO
9 31 (3.33%) Reuters
10 30 (3.23%) EMC
11 29 (3.12%) Rackspace
12 25 (2.69%) Sun
13 24 (2.58%) HP
13 24 (2.58%) F5
13 24 (2.58%) MarketAxess
14 22 (2.37%) Remedy
15 20 (2.15%) Murex
16 18 (1.94%) NetApp
17 17 (1.83%) BMC
17 17 (1.83%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £565 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
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City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £675 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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