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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 112 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 435 575 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.43% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 5.99% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 419 347
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £335 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +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
9274 9607 8932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 40.64% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 7016 6487
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 £305 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 66 101
Average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 April 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 24 April 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 -27 90 £500 -9.09% 35
Docklands, London +1 6 £350 -21.34%
Canary Wharf -2 6 £500 -28.57%
Croydon -1 2 £444 +61.36% 1
Harrow - 2 £325 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 554 (60.02%) Linux
2 473 (51.25%) Python
3 467 (50.60%) UNIX
4 316 (34.24%) Java
5 293 (31.74%) SQL
6 242 (26.22%) Finance
7 227 (24.59%) Shell Script
8 221 (23.94%) Ruby
9 220 (23.84%) DevOps
10 219 (23.73%) Puppet
11 213 (23.08%) Windows
12 210 (22.75%) Oracle
12 210 (22.75%) Red Hat
13 208 (22.54%) Banking
14 207 (22.43%) Bash Shell
15 169 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
16 147 (15.93%) Jenkins
17 142 (15.38%) VMware
18 138 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
19 135 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 135 (14.63%) Configuration Management
20 133 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
21 130 (14.08%) SQL Server
22 129 (13.98%) MySQL
22 129 (13.98%) PHP
22 129 (13.98%) C++
23 127 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
24 122 (13.22%) Solaris
24 122 (13.22%) Apache
25 114 (12.35%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 122 (13.22%) Apache
2 63 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 55 (5.96%) OpenStack
4 52 (5.63%) nginx
5 45 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 31 (3.36%) JBoss
7 29 (3.14%) Node.js
8 27 (2.93%) WebSphere
9 24 (2.60%) IIS
10 19 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.52%) Confluence
13 13 (1.41%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.98%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.87%) Lync
15 8 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (0.76%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Global One
2 8 (0.87%) IntelliMatch
3 6 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
4 5 (0.54%) TIBCO iProcess
4 5 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.43%) RMDS
6 3 (0.33%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.22%) Eikon
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.11%) HFM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Summit
8 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.11%) Loanet
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 138 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.95%) PaaS
3 16 (1.73%) Heroku
3 16 (1.73%) Engine Yard
4 11 (1.19%) IaaS
5 10 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.43%) SaaS
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.33%) GitHub
10 2 (0.22%) Route 53
10 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.40%) Firewall
2 92 (9.97%) DNS
3 73 (7.91%) TCP/IP
4 48 (5.20%) LDAP
5 45 (4.88%) Internet
6 44 (4.77%) SAN
7 34 (3.68%) HTTP
8 28 (3.03%) VPN
8 28 (3.03%) LAN
9 27 (2.93%) Multicast
10 25 (2.71%) NAS
11 22 (2.38%) SSL
11 22 (2.38%) BGP
11 22 (2.38%) EIGRP
12 21 (2.28%) VLAN
13 20 (2.17%) SNMP
14 16 (1.73%) DHCP
15 15 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (1.41%) Wireless
16 13 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 129 (13.98%) MySQL
3 100 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 88 (9.53%) Relational Database
5 62 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 51 (5.53%) RDBMS
7 49 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (3.90%) Oracle Database
9 34 (3.68%) Hadoop
10 30 (3.25%) KDB
11 28 (3.03%) Big Data
11 28 (3.03%) DB2
12 20 (2.17%) Redis
13 17 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.63%) OLTP
15 13 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
17 10 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 147 (15.93%) Jenkins
2 114 (12.35%) Subversion
3 112 (12.13%) Git (software)
4 42 (4.55%) Maven
4 42 (4.55%) JIRA
5 39 (4.23%) Hudson
6 27 (2.93%) TeamCity
7 25 (2.71%) Selenium
8 23 (2.49%) Ant
9 22 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.84%) JUnit
11 15 (1.63%) Artifactory
12 14 (1.52%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.52%) JMeter
13 13 (1.41%) SonarQube
13 13 (1.41%) Gerrit
13 13 (1.41%) Gradle
14 11 (1.19%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.08%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.98%) ClearCase
General
1 242 (26.22%) Finance
2 208 (22.54%) Banking
3 110 (11.92%) Investment Banking
4 75 (8.13%) Front Office
5 20 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.06%) Games
7 15 (1.63%) Retail
8 12 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.08%) Marketing
10 8 (0.87%) Law
11 6 (0.65%) Legal
11 6 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) French Language
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (25.57%) Developer
2 144 (15.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (9.75%) Analyst
4 61 (6.61%) Administrator
5 60 (6.50%) Support Analyst
6 59 (6.39%) Applications Support
7 54 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
8 43 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 43 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
9 42 (4.55%) Perl Developer
10 39 (4.23%) C++ Developer
11 38 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 33 (3.58%) Java Developer
13 30 (3.25%) Consultant
14 28 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
15 24 (2.60%) Architect
15 24 (2.60%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.38%) Senior Developer
17 21 (2.28%) UNIX Engineer
18 18 (1.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.08%) Web Services
2 73 (7.91%) XML
3 64 (6.93%) .NET
4 59 (6.39%) FIX Protocol
5 41 (4.44%) LAMP
6 39 (4.23%) J2EE
7 37 (4.01%) CSS
8 36 (3.90%) HTML
9 32 (3.47%) STL
9 32 (3.47%) Middleware
10 24 (2.60%) MCollective
11 23 (2.49%) Spring
12 20 (2.17%) RESTful
13 16 (1.73%) jQuery
14 15 (1.63%) CGI
14 15 (1.63%) JSON
14 15 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (1.52%) REST
15 14 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.39%) Equities
3 58 (6.28%) Fixed Income
3 58 (6.28%) Clustering
4 57 (6.18%) Open Source
5 56 (6.07%) Derivative
6 53 (5.74%) Computer Science
7 49 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (2.28%) Device Driver
9 21 (2.28%) Oracle Exalogic
10 19 (2.06%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.52%) Online Games
11 14 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.08%) Eurex
14 8 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.87%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 554 (60.02%) Linux
2 467 (50.60%) UNIX
3 213 (23.08%) Windows
4 135 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (13.22%) Solaris
6 87 (9.43%) CentOS
7 83 (8.99%) Ubuntu
8 44 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (4.55%) SUSE
10 29 (3.14%) AIX
11 25 (2.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 21 (2.28%) Debian
13 14 (1.52%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (1.30%) HPUX
15 11 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
17 7 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (23.84%) DevOps
2 169 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 133 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (9.75%) OO
6 76 (8.23%) ITIL
7 71 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 61 (6.61%) Low Latency
9 57 (6.18%) Scrum
10 56 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 52 (5.63%) Change Management
12 44 (4.77%) TDD
13 43 (4.66%) E-Commerce
14 42 (4.55%) Release Management
15 39 (4.23%) Electronic Trading
16 38 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (3.90%) Project Management
18 34 (3.68%) Multithreading
18 34 (3.68%) Data Modelling
19 33 (3.58%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 473 (51.25%) Python
2 316 (34.24%) Java
3 293 (31.74%) SQL
4 227 (24.59%) Shell Script
5 221 (23.94%) Ruby
6 207 (22.43%) Bash Shell
7 129 (13.98%) PHP
7 129 (13.98%) C++
8 71 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 68 (7.37%) Korn
10 66 (7.15%) C#
11 65 (7.04%) PowerShell
12 47 (5.09%) C
13 43 (4.66%) PL/SQL
14 24 (2.60%) Scala
15 19 (2.06%) VB
16 18 (1.95%) VBScript
17 15 (1.63%) Jython
17 15 (1.63%) Groovy
17 15 (1.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (5.63%) Degree
2 41 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.36%) CCNA
5 19 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.63%) CCNP
7 13 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.76%) CCIE
10 6 (0.65%) CISSP
11 5 (0.54%) RHCE
12 3 (0.33%) ISEB
12 3 (0.33%) CCSP
12 3 (0.33%) CCSE
12 3 (0.33%) CCSA
13 2 (0.22%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.22%) VCP5
13 2 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.18%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) SLA
3 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.54%) COREP
4 5 (0.54%) FINREP
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.12%) vSphere
4 37 (4.01%) vCloud
5 30 (3.25%) Docker
6 25 (2.71%) KVM
7 20 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (1.84%) NFS
9 16 (1.73%) Samba
10 9 (0.98%) Postfix
10 9 (0.98%) XenServer
10 9 (0.98%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.87%) iptables
12 7 (0.76%) Xen
13 5 (0.54%) Squid
13 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 219 (23.73%) Puppet
2 127 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (8.02%) Nagios
4 59 (6.39%) Ansible
5 57 (6.18%) ZABBIX
6 53 (5.74%) Salt
7 33 (3.58%) Cobbler
8 25 (2.71%) HAProxy
8 25 (2.71%) collectd
9 18 (1.95%) Graphite
10 17 (1.84%) Kibana
11 15 (1.63%) logstash
12 14 (1.52%) Opsview
12 14 (1.52%) Control-M
13 13 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 12 (1.30%) Cacti
14 12 (1.30%) Tivoli
15 11 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
16 10 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
17 9 (0.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 210 (22.75%) Oracle
1 210 (22.75%) Red Hat
2 142 (15.38%) VMware
3 83 (8.99%) Sybase
4 56 (6.07%) Cisco
5 53 (5.74%) HP
6 51 (5.53%) IBM
7 47 (5.09%) Microsoft
8 36 (3.90%) F5
9 31 (3.36%) TIBCO
10 30 (3.25%) Perforce
11 28 (3.03%) Splunk
12 26 (2.82%) EMC
12 26 (2.82%) Informatica
12 26 (2.82%) Veritas
13 24 (2.60%) New Relic
14 22 (2.38%) Business Objects
14 22 (2.38%) Reuters
14 22 (2.38%) AppDynamics
15 21 (2.28%) Rackspace
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Travel expenses on top of daily rate include
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago