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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 101 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 494 585 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 2.31% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 5.44% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 433 429
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £635 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
10371 10745 9823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.40% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7722 7738 6976
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 83 113
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.40 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 113 £450 - 60
Docklands, London +17 4 £432 -21.50%
Greenford - 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £375 -6.25% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £600 -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Harrow - - - - 3
Isleworth - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - - 3
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 541 (59.65%) Linux
2 489 (53.91%) UNIX
3 401 (44.21%) Python
4 319 (35.17%) Java
5 300 (33.08%) SQL
6 230 (25.36%) Windows
7 220 (24.26%) Banking
8 219 (24.15%) Finance
9 211 (23.26%) Oracle
10 206 (22.71%) Bash Shell
11 205 (22.60%) Red Hat
12 178 (19.63%) Ruby
13 166 (18.30%) Puppet
14 165 (18.19%) Shell Script
15 161 (17.75%) DevOps
16 160 (17.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 151 (16.65%) Agile Software Development
18 148 (16.32%) MySQL
19 126 (13.89%) Apache
20 125 (13.78%) PHP
21 116 (12.79%) C++
22 115 (12.68%) Investment Banking
23 105 (11.58%) DNS
24 99 (10.92%) HTML
25 97 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
26 95 (10.47%) JavaScript
27 90 (9.92%) Low Latency
28 88 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
28 88 (9.70%) Sybase
28 88 (9.70%) Front Office

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 126 (13.89%) Apache
2 61 (6.73%) WebLogic
3 58 (6.39%) WebSphere
4 49 (5.40%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.65%) IIS
6 22 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.21%) JBoss
8 19 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.98%) nginx
10 17 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
11 16 (1.76%) Confluence
12 14 (1.54%) MS Exchange
13 11 (1.21%) Moodle
13 11 (1.21%) Node.js
13 11 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
14 10 (1.10%) Lync
14 10 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
15 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.65%) MS Office
3 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.22%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.99%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.99%) Summit
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.44%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.44%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.33%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.11%) Global One
5 1 (0.11%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.76%) GitHub
4 10 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.77%) ElastiCache
5 7 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.33%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.22%) Office 365
7 2 (0.22%) Joyent
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (11.58%) DNS
2 85 (9.37%) TCP/IP
3 80 (8.82%) Firewall
4 68 (7.50%) HTTP
5 58 (6.39%) Internet
6 44 (4.85%) LDAP
7 34 (3.75%) SSL
8 31 (3.42%) SAN
9 30 (3.31%) VPN
10 29 (3.20%) Multicast
11 27 (2.98%) SSH
12 24 (2.65%) BGP
13 22 (2.43%) SNMP
14 20 (2.21%) SMTP
14 20 (2.21%) OSPF
15 19 (2.09%) DHCP
16 18 (1.98%) EIGRP
17 17 (1.87%) VRRP
17 17 (1.87%) PPP
17 17 (1.87%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (16.32%) MySQL
2 72 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 71 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 55 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.18%) RDBMS
7 46 (5.07%) DB2
8 42 (4.63%) Big Data
8 42 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 35 (3.86%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.21%) CouchDB
12 20 (2.21%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (2.09%) Riak
14 16 (1.76%) Sybase ASE
14 16 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.43%) Redis
16 12 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 86 (9.48%) Subversion
2 80 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 72 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 43 (4.74%) JIRA
5 30 (3.31%) Maven
6 26 (2.87%) Selenium
7 25 (2.76%) Hudson
8 23 (2.54%) Ant
9 15 (1.65%) ClearCase
10 12 (1.32%) Introscope
11 11 (1.21%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.10%) JUnit
12 10 (1.10%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.88%) JMeter
13 8 (0.88%) JBehave
13 8 (0.88%) Grunt
13 8 (0.88%) Bower
14 7 (0.77%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.66%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 220 (24.26%) Banking
2 219 (24.15%) Finance
3 115 (12.68%) Investment Banking
4 88 (9.70%) Front Office
5 34 (3.75%) Retail
6 12 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.21%) Advertising
8 10 (1.10%) Games
9 9 (0.99%) Publishing
10 8 (0.88%) Back Office
11 5 (0.55%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Marketing
12 4 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) International Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 237 (26.13%) Developer
2 103 (11.36%) Analyst
3 87 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (8.93%) Applications Support
5 72 (7.94%) Administrator
6 66 (7.28%) Support Engineer
7 62 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 58 (6.39%) Perl Developer
9 55 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (5.51%) Consultant
11 40 (4.41%) Architect
11 40 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
12 37 (4.08%) C++ Developer
13 32 (3.53%) DBA
14 29 (3.20%) Java Developer
14 29 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
16 24 (2.65%) Senior Developer
17 23 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (2.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (10.92%) HTML
2 85 (9.37%) .NET
2 85 (9.37%) Web Services
3 71 (7.83%) XML
4 61 (6.73%) LAMP
5 56 (6.17%) FIX Protocol
5 56 (6.17%) CSS
6 50 (5.51%) Middleware
7 33 (3.64%) Rendezvous
8 30 (3.31%) J2EE
9 27 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 27 (2.98%) HTML5
10 25 (2.76%) REST
11 23 (2.54%) JSON
12 22 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (2.21%) CGI
13 20 (2.21%) JSP
14 18 (1.98%) SOAP
14 18 (1.98%) jQuery
15 17 (1.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 71 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.39%) Fixed Income
4 54 (5.95%) Equities
4 54 (5.95%) Derivative
5 53 (5.84%) Open Source
6 51 (5.62%) Clustering
7 47 (5.18%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.65%) Replication
9 20 (2.21%) Oracle Exalogic
10 18 (1.98%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.54%) FlexPod
12 14 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.21%) Symmetrix
13 11 (1.21%) User Experience
14 10 (1.10%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.10%) E-Learning
15 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 541 (59.65%) Linux
2 489 (53.91%) UNIX
3 230 (25.36%) Windows
4 160 (17.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (9.26%) Solaris
6 73 (8.05%) CentOS
7 47 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 31 (3.42%) Debian
10 30 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (3.31%) AIX
11 27 (2.98%) SUSE
12 23 (2.54%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (1.87%) SELinux
15 14 (1.54%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.44%) HPUX
18 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (17.75%) DevOps
2 151 (16.65%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (9.92%) Low Latency
4 88 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (9.04%) ITIL
6 79 (8.71%) Scrum
7 69 (7.61%) OO
7 69 (7.61%) Configuration Management
8 66 (7.28%) Change Management
9 62 (6.84%) Electronic Trading
10 58 (6.39%) E-Commerce
11 56 (6.17%) TDD
12 49 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 46 (5.07%) Load Balancing
14 42 (4.63%) Migration
15 40 (4.41%) Data Modelling
16 36 (3.97%) Risk Management
17 35 (3.86%) Kanban
18 34 (3.75%) Project Management
19 30 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 401 (44.21%) Python
2 319 (35.17%) Java
3 300 (33.08%) SQL
4 206 (22.71%) Bash Shell
5 178 (19.63%) Ruby
6 165 (18.19%) Shell Script
7 125 (13.78%) PHP
8 116 (12.79%) C++
9 95 (10.47%) JavaScript
10 87 (9.59%) C#
11 63 (6.95%) PowerShell
12 54 (5.95%) Korn
13 45 (4.96%) C
14 21 (2.32%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.87%) Clojure
16 16 (1.76%) Jython
17 15 (1.65%) Scala
18 14 (1.54%) C-shell
19 13 (1.43%) sed
20 12 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (7.28%) Degree
2 34 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (2.21%) CCNP
4 17 (1.87%) CCNA
5 15 (1.65%) CCIE
5 15 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.77%) MCITP
9 6 (0.66%) VCP5
10 5 (0.55%) MCTS
10 5 (0.55%) VCP4
10 5 (0.55%) CCA
10 5 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.55%) MCSE
10 5 (0.55%) MCSA
11 4 (0.44%) CISSP
11 4 (0.44%) ISEB
12 3 (0.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.09%) QA
2 11 (1.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.66%) GPG13
4 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Basel III
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 60 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (2.76%) vCloud
5 22 (2.43%) NFS
5 22 (2.43%) VMware ESX
6 16 (1.76%) vSphere
7 12 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (1.10%) KVM
9 8 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.77%) Docker
11 6 (0.66%) Varnish
11 6 (0.66%) Xen
11 6 (0.66%) Samba
12 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.55%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.55%) XenApp
13 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 166 (18.30%) Puppet
2 97 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (9.37%) Nagios
4 38 (4.19%) ZABBIX
5 29 (3.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 24 (2.65%) Salt
7 22 (2.43%) Cacti
8 19 (2.09%) Zenoss
9 17 (1.87%) Control-M
10 14 (1.54%) SCOM
10 14 (1.54%) OpenNMS
10 14 (1.54%) RANCID
11 12 (1.32%) Opsview
11 12 (1.32%) Ansible
11 12 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 12 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (1.21%) SCOrch
13 10 (1.10%) Cobbler
13 10 (1.10%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 211 (23.26%) Oracle
2 205 (22.60%) Red Hat
3 88 (9.70%) Sybase
3 88 (9.70%) VMware
4 67 (7.39%) IBM
5 63 (6.95%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.62%) Cisco
7 46 (5.07%) TIBCO
8 33 (3.64%) EMC
8 33 (3.64%) Reuters
9 30 (3.31%) MarketAxess
10 24 (2.65%) Sun
10 24 (2.65%) Rackspace
11 21 (2.32%) F5
11 21 (2.32%) Remedy
12 19 (2.09%) HP
13 18 (1.98%) eSpeed
14 17 (1.87%) Bloomberg
14 17 (1.87%) BMC
14 17 (1.87%) Splunk
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
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Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £36 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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City, London
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