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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 98 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 452 518 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.04% 2.29% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 5.57% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 377 371
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.30 £95.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.57% +192.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -32 78 £486 -7.42% 38
Canary Wharf -3 10 £375 -46.42%
Docklands, London 0 4 £350 -22.22%
Croydon - 3 £438 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 568 (62.08%) Linux
2 496 (54.21%) Python
3 469 (51.26%) UNIX
4 326 (35.63%) Java
5 301 (32.90%) SQL
6 257 (28.09%) Finance
7 214 (23.39%) Oracle
8 211 (23.06%) Puppet
9 210 (22.95%) DevOps
10 209 (22.84%) Windows
11 207 (22.62%) Shell Script
12 202 (22.08%) Banking
12 202 (22.08%) Ruby
13 190 (20.77%) Red Hat
14 184 (20.11%) Bash Shell
15 155 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
16 143 (15.63%) Solaris
16 143 (15.63%) SQL Server
17 140 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (14.97%) C++
19 132 (14.43%) Configuration Management
20 130 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 129 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
22 128 (13.99%) Jenkins
23 126 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
24 124 (13.55%) VMware
25 119 (13.01%) MySQL
26 118 (12.90%) PHP
27 114 (12.46%) Investment Banking
28 111 (12.13%) Relational Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 107 (11.69%) Apache
2 57 (6.23%) Tomcat
3 46 (5.03%) OpenStack
4 40 (4.37%) nginx
5 33 (3.61%) JBoss
5 33 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 30 (3.28%) IIS
8 22 (2.40%) Node.js
9 20 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.42%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.31%) Confluence
13 11 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
14 10 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.09%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.87%) Lync
16 6 (0.66%) SAS
17 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 35 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.09%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) IntelliMatch
2 10 (1.09%) Global One
3 8 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.44%) RMDS
5 4 (0.44%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.22%) Eikon
7 2 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.11%) Loanet
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.11%) Unica
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.98%) Heroku
5 9 (0.98%) Engine Yard
6 8 (0.87%) IaaS
6 8 (0.87%) PaaS
7 7 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.55%) GitHub
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.44%) SaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.22%) Route 53
11 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 84 (9.18%) Firewall
2 69 (7.54%) DNS
3 54 (5.90%) LDAP
4 48 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.92%) Internet
6 42 (4.59%) SAN
7 31 (3.39%) HTTP
8 27 (2.95%) Multicast
9 26 (2.84%) LAN
10 24 (2.62%) SSL
11 21 (2.30%) VPN
12 17 (1.86%) NAS
13 16 (1.75%) DHCP
14 15 (1.64%) BGP
14 15 (1.64%) EIGRP
15 14 (1.53%) VLAN
15 14 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (1.31%) Kerberos
16 12 (1.31%) SNMP
16 12 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 119 (13.01%) MySQL
3 111 (12.13%) Relational Database
4 82 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 66 (7.21%) RDBMS
6 55 (6.01%) NoSQL
7 46 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (4.04%) DB2
9 35 (3.83%) Oracle Database
10 31 (3.39%) Hadoop
11 30 (3.28%) KDB
12 25 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (2.30%) Redis
14 18 (1.97%) Big Data
15 17 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.86%) OLTP
16 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (1.20%) DB2 UDB
19 8 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 128 (13.99%) Jenkins
2 109 (11.91%) Git (software)
3 96 (10.49%) Subversion
4 49 (5.36%) JIRA
5 37 (4.04%) Maven
6 31 (3.39%) Hudson
7 30 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (2.95%) Ant
9 21 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.30%) Selenium
10 20 (2.19%) ClearCase
11 14 (1.53%) Artifactory
12 13 (1.42%) Gerrit
12 13 (1.42%) JUnit
13 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.31%) Introscope
13 12 (1.31%) FishEye
14 11 (1.20%) Mercurial
15 10 (1.09%) SonarQube
16 7 (0.77%) Gradle
General
1 257 (28.09%) Finance
2 202 (22.08%) Banking
3 114 (12.46%) Investment Banking
4 88 (9.62%) Front Office
5 20 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.75%) Games
7 14 (1.53%) Retail
8 8 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.77%) Marketing
10 6 (0.66%) Legal
10 6 (0.66%) Back Office
11 4 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 230 (25.14%) Developer
2 131 (14.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (9.73%) Analyst
4 77 (8.42%) Administrator
5 67 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 60 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 51 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
8 50 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
9 46 (5.03%) Perl Developer
10 35 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 34 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 34 (3.72%) C++ Developer
12 32 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
13 29 (3.17%) Consultant
13 29 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 23 (2.51%) UNIX Engineer
15 20 (2.19%) Senior Developer
16 19 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 19 (2.08%) Architect
17 18 (1.97%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (10.27%) Web Services
2 71 (7.76%) .NET
3 70 (7.65%) XML
4 66 (7.21%) FIX Protocol
5 45 (4.92%) LAMP
6 39 (4.26%) J2EE
7 36 (3.93%) HTML
7 36 (3.93%) Middleware
8 32 (3.50%) CSS
9 30 (3.28%) STL
10 23 (2.51%) Spring
11 19 (2.08%) MCollective
12 18 (1.97%) SOAP
12 18 (1.97%) RESTful
13 17 (1.86%) CGI
14 16 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (1.75%) JSON
15 15 (1.64%) REST
15 15 (1.64%) Rendezvous
15 15 (1.64%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.76%) Open Source
3 61 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 58 (6.34%) Equities
5 51 (5.57%) Derivative
5 51 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 49 (5.36%) Clustering
7 48 (5.25%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.53%) Device Driver
12 11 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.09%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.98%) Eurex
14 9 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.98%) Online Games
14 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.87%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 568 (62.08%) Linux
2 469 (51.26%) UNIX
3 209 (22.84%) Windows
4 143 (15.63%) Solaris
5 130 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (7.98%) CentOS
7 69 (7.54%) Ubuntu
8 38 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (3.28%) AIX
10 24 (2.62%) SUSE
10 24 (2.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.53%) Debian
12 11 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.20%) HPUX
13 9 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
14 8 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.77%) Fedora
16 5 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (22.95%) DevOps
2 155 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (14.43%) Configuration Management
5 75 (8.20%) ITIL
5 75 (8.20%) OO
6 68 (7.43%) Load Balancing
7 64 (6.99%) Low Latency
8 56 (6.12%) Scrum
9 55 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 50 (5.46%) Electronic Trading
11 47 (5.14%) Release Management
12 43 (4.70%) E-Commerce
13 41 (4.48%) Automated Testing
14 38 (4.15%) Project Management
14 38 (4.15%) TDD
15 37 (4.04%) Multithreading
15 37 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (4.04%) Change Management
16 34 (3.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 496 (54.21%) Python
2 326 (35.63%) Java
3 301 (32.90%) SQL
4 207 (22.62%) Shell Script
5 202 (22.08%) Ruby
6 184 (20.11%) Bash Shell
7 137 (14.97%) C++
8 118 (12.90%) PHP
9 86 (9.40%) PowerShell
10 77 (8.42%) C#
11 73 (7.98%) JavaScript
12 69 (7.54%) Korn
13 50 (5.46%) C
14 38 (4.15%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.73%) Scala
16 18 (1.97%) VBScript
17 15 (1.64%) Jython
18 14 (1.53%) Clojure
19 13 (1.42%) C-shell
19 13 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (6.23%) Degree
2 31 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.30%) CCNA
5 14 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.98%) CCNP
7 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.44%) MCSE
8 4 (0.44%) RHCE
8 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.33%) NCDA
9 3 (0.33%) VCAP
9 3 (0.33%) ISEB
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.33%) MCP
10 2 (0.22%) CISSP
10 2 (0.22%) CCSP
10 2 (0.22%) CCSA
10 2 (0.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.56%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) SLA
3 5 (0.55%) COREP
3 5 (0.55%) FINREP
3 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) MiFID
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.83%) Docker
4 34 (3.72%) vCloud
5 27 (2.95%) vSphere
6 22 (2.40%) NFS
7 21 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (1.86%) KVM
9 15 (1.64%) Samba
10 11 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.87%) Postfix
11 8 (0.87%) XenServer
12 6 (0.66%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.66%) Xen
12 6 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (0.44%) Firmware
13 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.44%) HDFS
13 4 (0.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 211 (23.06%) Puppet
2 129 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (6.23%) Nagios
4 53 (5.79%) Ansible
5 51 (5.57%) ZABBIX
6 46 (5.03%) Salt
7 25 (2.73%) Cobbler
8 22 (2.40%) HAProxy
9 19 (2.08%) Rundeck
10 17 (1.86%) BladeLogic
11 15 (1.64%) logstash
11 15 (1.64%) Graphite
12 14 (1.53%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.53%) Kibana
12 14 (1.53%) collectd
13 13 (1.42%) Red Hat Satellite
13 13 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
14 12 (1.31%) Control-M
14 12 (1.31%) Vagrant
15 11 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 214 (23.39%) Oracle
2 190 (20.77%) Red Hat
3 124 (13.55%) VMware
4 105 (11.48%) Sybase
5 57 (6.23%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.57%) HP
7 47 (5.14%) Cisco
8 42 (4.59%) IBM
9 35 (3.83%) Splunk
10 34 (3.72%) F5
11 28 (3.06%) EMC
12 27 (2.95%) Veritas
12 27 (2.95%) TIBCO
13 25 (2.73%) Perforce
14 22 (2.40%) Informatica
14 22 (2.40%) New Relic
14 22 (2.40%) AppDynamics
15 21 (2.30%) Citrix
15 21 (2.30%) Sun
16 19 (2.08%) Business Objects
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