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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 119 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 412 660 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 2.72% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 6.26% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 466 434
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 £322 £336 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9831 10545 10312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.69% 43.48% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7044 7477 7087
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
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 66 107 160
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.14 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 28 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 28 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 -28 92 £500 +8.10% 56
Croydon +5 3 £700 +115.38% 6
Docklands, London +6 2 £400 -15.34%
Canary Wharf +22 1 - -
Ealing -1 1 £395 +8.96%
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - - 6
Hounslow - - - - 6
Isleworth - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 540 (56.19%) Linux
2 488 (50.78%) UNIX
3 448 (46.62%) Python
4 348 (36.21%) Java
5 303 (31.53%) SQL
6 259 (26.95%) Oracle
7 240 (24.97%) Finance
8 233 (24.25%) Windows
9 218 (22.68%) Banking
10 215 (22.37%) Red Hat
11 206 (21.44%) Bash Shell
12 181 (18.83%) Shell Script
13 180 (18.73%) C++
14 171 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 166 (17.27%) Ruby
16 159 (16.55%) Puppet
17 152 (15.82%) MySQL
18 136 (14.15%) PHP
19 132 (13.74%) Apache
20 125 (13.01%) Investment Banking
21 121 (12.59%) DevOps
22 119 (12.38%) Solaris
23 112 (11.65%) Sybase
24 106 (11.03%) JavaScript
25 102 (10.61%) C#
26 101 (10.51%) XML
27 100 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
28 98 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 97 (10.09%) HTML
29 97 (10.09%) Front Office

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 132 (13.74%) Apache
2 50 (5.20%) Tomcat
3 43 (4.47%) WebSphere
4 42 (4.37%) WebLogic
5 25 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.29%) IIS
7 19 (1.98%) Confluence
8 16 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (1.46%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 11 (1.14%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
11 11 (1.14%) Node.js
12 10 (1.04%) Lync
12 10 (1.04%) Moodle
13 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.83%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.73%) GemFire
16 6 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 33 (3.43%) MS Office
2 26 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
4 2 (0.21%) SPSS
4 2 (0.21%) Gephi
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.25%) Global One
2 9 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.94%) IntelliMatch
3 8 (0.83%) Murex MxG2000
4 7 (0.73%) Tridion
4 7 (0.73%) RMDS
5 6 (0.62%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.42%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 4 (0.42%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.10%) Brady Trinity
8 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.10%) Magento
8 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.14%) GitHub
4 10 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.04%) SaaS
5 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.73%) ElastiCache
6 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.42%) Joyent
7 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.21%) Office 365
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (9.68%) DNS
2 76 (7.91%) HTTP
3 75 (7.80%) LDAP
3 75 (7.80%) Firewall
4 71 (7.39%) TCP/IP
5 57 (5.93%) SAN
6 50 (5.20%) Internet
7 36 (3.75%) Multicast
8 35 (3.64%) SSL
9 29 (3.02%) SSH
10 28 (2.91%) NAS
10 28 (2.91%) SMTP
11 17 (1.77%) DHCP
12 16 (1.66%) SNMP
12 16 (1.66%) VPN
13 14 (1.46%) FTP
13 14 (1.46%) Network Security
13 14 (1.46%) iSCSI
13 14 (1.46%) BGP
14 13 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.82%) MySQL
2 93 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 84 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 65 (6.76%) RDBMS
5 52 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 48 (4.99%) MongoDB
7 44 (4.58%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.95%) Big Data
8 38 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 37 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (3.75%) DB2
11 25 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.98%) CouchDB
12 19 (1.98%) Riak
13 18 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
17 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (7.39%) Subversion
2 68 (7.08%) Jenkins
3 65 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 55 (5.72%) JIRA
5 33 (3.43%) Ant
6 30 (3.12%) Hudson
7 22 (2.29%) Maven
8 21 (2.19%) JUnit
9 19 (1.98%) Eclipse
10 17 (1.77%) Visual Studio
11 16 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.14%) Selenium
14 10 (1.04%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.83%) Log4j
15 8 (0.83%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 7 (0.73%) Introscope
17 6 (0.62%) CruiseControl
18 5 (0.52%) Redmine
General
1 240 (24.97%) Finance
2 218 (22.68%) Banking
3 125 (13.01%) Investment Banking
4 97 (10.09%) Front Office
5 32 (3.33%) Retail
6 15 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.46%) Games
8 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.83%) Back Office
10 8 (0.83%) Publishing
11 6 (0.62%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) German Language
13 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 4 (0.42%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.42%) French Language
13 4 (0.42%) Legal
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
15 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 303 (31.53%) Developer
2 97 (10.09%) Analyst
3 86 (8.95%) Administrator
4 74 (7.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (7.49%) C++ Developer
5 72 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
6 66 (6.87%) Support Engineer
7 58 (6.04%) Perl Developer
8 56 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 52 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 45 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 42 (4.37%) Consultant
12 40 (4.16%) Senior Developer
13 39 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
14 35 (3.64%) DBA
15 32 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 31 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
17 26 (2.71%) Architect
18 24 (2.50%) Quantitative Developer
18 24 (2.50%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (10.51%) XML
2 97 (10.09%) HTML
3 87 (9.05%) Web Services
4 74 (7.70%) .NET
4 74 (7.70%) LAMP
5 59 (6.14%) CSS
6 45 (4.68%) Middleware
7 39 (4.06%) Spring
7 39 (4.06%) JSON
8 38 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
8 38 (3.95%) Rendezvous
8 38 (3.95%) STL
9 31 (3.23%) J2EE
10 28 (2.91%) Hibernate
11 26 (2.71%) SOAP
12 22 (2.29%) Ajax
12 22 (2.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (2.29%) REST
13 21 (2.19%) HTML5
14 20 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 81 (8.43%) Derivative
3 79 (8.22%) Fixed Income
4 64 (6.66%) Equities
5 54 (5.62%) Open Source
6 49 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 46 (4.79%) Clustering
8 35 (3.64%) Credit Risk
9 29 (3.02%) Replication
10 13 (1.35%) CLARiiON
10 13 (1.35%) Oracle Exalogic
11 12 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.04%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.04%) E-Learning
14 9 (0.94%) Grid Computing
14 9 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (0.94%) IPTV
14 9 (0.94%) STB
15 8 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 540 (56.19%) Linux
2 488 (50.78%) UNIX
3 233 (24.25%) Windows
4 171 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (12.38%) Solaris
6 59 (6.14%) CentOS
7 34 (3.54%) Windows XP
8 33 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (3.43%) Debian
8 33 (3.43%) Ubuntu
9 23 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.29%) Windows 7
11 20 (2.08%) SUSE
12 18 (1.87%) AIX
13 13 (1.35%) HPUX
14 11 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.83%) Android
17 7 (0.73%) SELinux
18 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (12.59%) DevOps
2 100 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
3 93 (9.68%) Low Latency
4 81 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (7.91%) Scrum
6 74 (7.70%) ITIL
7 73 (7.60%) Electronic Trading
8 69 (7.18%) Migration
9 68 (7.08%) OO
10 56 (5.83%) Change Management
11 49 (5.10%) E-Commerce
11 49 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 49 (5.10%) Analytics
12 44 (4.58%) TDD
13 42 (4.37%) Project Management
14 41 (4.27%) Load Balancing
14 41 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (4.16%) Configuration Management
16 36 (3.75%) Regression Testing
16 36 (3.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 448 (46.62%) Python
2 348 (36.21%) Java
3 303 (31.53%) SQL
4 206 (21.44%) Bash Shell
5 181 (18.83%) Shell Script
6 180 (18.73%) C++
7 166 (17.27%) Ruby
8 136 (14.15%) PHP
9 106 (11.03%) JavaScript
10 102 (10.61%) C#
11 73 (7.60%) C
12 67 (6.97%) PowerShell
13 40 (4.16%) Korn
14 38 (3.95%) Scala
15 23 (2.39%) C-shell
16 21 (2.19%) AWK
17 20 (2.08%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.87%) sed
19 16 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (8.43%) Degree
2 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.94%) MCSE
5 8 (0.83%) ISEB
5 8 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (0.73%) VCP5
6 7 (0.73%) CCA
7 6 (0.62%) RHCE
7 6 (0.62%) CCNA
8 5 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.52%) VCP4
8 5 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.42%) MCTS
9 4 (0.42%) MCITP
9 4 (0.42%) OCP
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.19%) QA
2 11 (1.14%) SLA
3 6 (0.62%) Basel III
4 4 (0.42%) GPG13
5 3 (0.31%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 45 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
3 33 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.91%) NFS
5 23 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (1.77%) Varnish
7 13 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (1.04%) vSphere
8 10 (1.04%) KVM
9 9 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.83%) Xen
11 7 (0.73%) Sendmail
11 7 (0.73%) Samba
11 7 (0.73%) vCloud
11 7 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.52%) XenApp
13 4 (0.42%) Squid
13 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.42%) Cygwin
14 3 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 159 (16.55%) Puppet
2 91 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (8.95%) Nagios
4 36 (3.75%) ZABBIX
5 32 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 27 (2.81%) Cacti
7 26 (2.71%) Salt
8 22 (2.29%) NetBackup
9 16 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
10 15 (1.56%) SCOM
11 13 (1.35%) Tivoli
12 12 (1.25%) Control-M
12 12 (1.25%) YUM
13 11 (1.14%) Data Guard
14 10 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.94%) Zenoss
15 9 (0.94%) Opsview
16 8 (0.83%) SCOrch
16 8 (0.83%) Ansible
17 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 259 (26.95%) Oracle
2 215 (22.37%) Red Hat
3 112 (11.65%) Sybase
4 71 (7.39%) VMware
5 64 (6.66%) Microsoft
6 53 (5.52%) IBM
7 48 (4.99%) TIBCO
8 45 (4.68%) Cisco
9 42 (4.37%) HP
10 33 (3.43%) EMC
11 31 (3.23%) Veritas
12 30 (3.12%) Rackspace
13 28 (2.91%) Sun
13 28 (2.91%) Reuters
14 25 (2.60%) NetApp
14 25 (2.60%) MarketAxess
15 22 (2.29%) JBoss
15 22 (2.29%) Perforce
16 19 (1.98%) eSpeed
17 18 (1.87%) SunGard
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