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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 103 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Perl 481 582 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.33% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 5.50% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 431 429
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 £600 £625 £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
10367 10582 9832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.96% 42.42% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7702 7617 6985
Average daily rate £433 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.17%
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 59 82 113
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £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 23 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 23 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 +6 111 £463 +2.77% 45
Docklands, London +16 4 £432 -21.50%
Greenford - 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 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 23 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.

1 533 (59.75%) Linux
2 477 (53.48%) UNIX
3 395 (44.28%) Python
4 316 (35.43%) Java
5 295 (33.07%) SQL
6 225 (25.22%) Windows
7 216 (24.22%) Banking
8 213 (23.88%) Finance
9 209 (23.43%) Oracle
10 204 (22.87%) Bash Shell
11 202 (22.65%) Red Hat
12 177 (19.84%) Ruby
13 165 (18.50%) Puppet
14 163 (18.27%) Shell Script
15 159 (17.83%) DevOps
16 158 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 151 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
18 145 (16.26%) MySQL
19 124 (13.90%) PHP
19 124 (13.90%) Apache
20 115 (12.89%) C++
21 112 (12.56%) Investment Banking
22 104 (11.66%) DNS
23 98 (10.99%) HTML
24 96 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
25 95 (10.65%) JavaScript
26 90 (10.09%) Low Latency
27 88 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
28 87 (9.75%) C#
28 87 (9.75%) Sybase

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 124 (13.90%) Apache
2 61 (6.84%) WebLogic
3 58 (6.50%) WebSphere
4 49 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.69%) IIS
6 22 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.24%) JBoss
8 19 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
10 16 (1.79%) nginx
11 15 (1.68%) Confluence
12 14 (1.57%) MS Exchange
13 11 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
13 11 (1.23%) Moodle
14 10 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
14 10 (1.12%) Node.js
14 10 (1.12%) Lync
15 9 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Gephi
5 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.01%) Summit
2 9 (1.01%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.34%) RMDS
4 3 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.11%) Global One
5 1 (0.11%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.79%) GitHub
4 10 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.78%) ElastiCache
5 7 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.22%) Office 365
7 2 (0.22%) Joyent
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (11.66%) DNS
2 82 (9.19%) TCP/IP
3 76 (8.52%) Firewall
4 67 (7.51%) HTTP
5 58 (6.50%) Internet
6 44 (4.93%) LDAP
7 34 (3.81%) SSL
8 29 (3.25%) Multicast
9 27 (3.03%) SSH
9 27 (3.03%) SAN
9 27 (3.03%) VPN
10 21 (2.35%) BGP
11 20 (2.24%) SMTP
11 20 (2.24%) SNMP
12 18 (2.02%) DHCP
13 17 (1.91%) OSPF
14 15 (1.68%) EIGRP
14 15 (1.68%) VRRP
14 15 (1.68%) PPP
14 15 (1.68%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (16.26%) MySQL
2 70 (7.85%) Relational Database
2 70 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 55 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.27%) RDBMS
6 46 (5.16%) DB2
7 42 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 42 (4.71%) Big Data
8 35 (3.92%) Hadoop
9 29 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.24%) Oracle Exadata
11 20 (2.24%) CouchDB
12 19 (2.13%) Riak
13 16 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
14 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.46%) Redis
16 12 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (9.53%) Subversion
2 79 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 71 (7.96%) Jenkins
4 42 (4.71%) JIRA
5 30 (3.36%) Maven
6 26 (2.91%) Selenium
7 24 (2.69%) Hudson
8 23 (2.58%) Ant
9 15 (1.68%) ClearCase
10 12 (1.35%) Introscope
11 11 (1.23%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.01%) JUnit
14 8 (0.90%) Grunt
14 8 (0.90%) Bower
14 8 (0.90%) JBehave
14 8 (0.90%) JMeter
15 7 (0.78%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.67%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (24.22%) Banking
2 213 (23.88%) Finance
3 112 (12.56%) Investment Banking
4 87 (9.75%) Front Office
5 34 (3.81%) Retail
6 12 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.23%) Advertising
7 11 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.01%) Publishing
8 9 (1.01%) Games
9 8 (0.90%) Back Office
10 5 (0.56%) German Language
11 4 (0.45%) Marketing
11 4 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) International Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 234 (26.23%) Developer
2 101 (11.32%) Analyst
3 85 (9.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (8.74%) Applications Support
5 72 (8.07%) Administrator
6 64 (7.17%) Support Engineer
7 61 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 57 (6.39%) Perl Developer
9 56 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (5.61%) Consultant
11 41 (4.60%) Architect
12 40 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
13 37 (4.15%) C++ Developer
14 32 (3.59%) DBA
15 29 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 28 (3.14%) Java Developer
17 26 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
18 24 (2.69%) Senior Developer
19 23 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
19 23 (2.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.99%) HTML
2 86 (9.64%) .NET
3 85 (9.53%) Web Services
4 69 (7.74%) XML
5 62 (6.95%) LAMP
6 56 (6.28%) CSS
7 52 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
8 50 (5.61%) Middleware
9 33 (3.70%) Rendezvous
10 29 (3.25%) J2EE
11 27 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
11 27 (3.03%) HTML5
12 25 (2.80%) REST
13 23 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 23 (2.58%) JSON
14 20 (2.24%) CGI
14 20 (2.24%) JSP
15 17 (1.91%) SOAP
15 17 (1.91%) jQuery
16 16 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 70 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.39%) Fixed Income
4 52 (5.83%) Derivative
4 52 (5.83%) Open Source
5 51 (5.72%) Clustering
5 51 (5.72%) Equities
6 47 (5.27%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.69%) Replication
8 20 (2.24%) Oracle Exalogic
9 18 (2.02%) CLARiiON
10 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.35%) FlexPod
12 11 (1.23%) User Experience
12 11 (1.23%) Symmetrix
12 11 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.12%) E-Learning
13 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 533 (59.75%) Linux
2 477 (53.48%) UNIX
3 225 (25.22%) Windows
4 158 (17.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (9.30%) Solaris
6 72 (8.07%) CentOS
7 46 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 30 (3.36%) Debian
9 30 (3.36%) AIX
10 28 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (2.91%) SUSE
12 22 (2.47%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (1.91%) SELinux
15 13 (1.46%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.45%) HPUX
19 3 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (17.83%) DevOps
2 151 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (10.09%) Low Latency
4 88 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (8.86%) Scrum
6 78 (8.74%) ITIL
7 67 (7.51%) OO
8 66 (7.40%) Configuration Management
9 64 (7.17%) Change Management
10 61 (6.84%) Electronic Trading
11 58 (6.50%) E-Commerce
12 57 (6.39%) TDD
13 49 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 46 (5.16%) Load Balancing
15 41 (4.60%) Migration
16 38 (4.26%) Data Modelling
17 36 (4.04%) Risk Management
18 35 (3.92%) Kanban
19 34 (3.81%) Project Management
20 30 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 395 (44.28%) Python
2 316 (35.43%) Java
3 295 (33.07%) SQL
4 204 (22.87%) Bash Shell
5 177 (19.84%) Ruby
6 163 (18.27%) Shell Script
7 124 (13.90%) PHP
8 115 (12.89%) C++
9 95 (10.65%) JavaScript
10 87 (9.75%) C#
11 63 (7.06%) PowerShell
12 53 (5.94%) Korn
13 45 (5.04%) C
14 21 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.91%) Clojure
16 16 (1.79%) Jython
17 15 (1.68%) Scala
18 14 (1.57%) C-shell
19 13 (1.46%) sed
20 12 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (7.29%) Degree
2 28 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.02%) CCNP
4 15 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.46%) CCNA
5 13 (1.46%) CCIE
6 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.78%) MCITP
9 6 (0.67%) VCP5
10 5 (0.56%) CCA
10 5 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.56%) MCSE
10 5 (0.56%) MCSA
10 5 (0.56%) VCP4
10 5 (0.56%) MCTS
11 4 (0.45%) CISSP
11 4 (0.45%) ISEB
12 3 (0.34%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.14%) QA
2 11 (1.23%) SLA
3 6 (0.67%) GPG13
4 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) Basel III
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (2.80%) vCloud
5 22 (2.47%) NFS
6 21 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.46%) vSphere
8 12 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.78%) KVM
11 7 (0.78%) Docker
12 6 (0.67%) Xen
12 6 (0.67%) Varnish
13 5 (0.56%) Samba
13 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.56%) XenApp
13 5 (0.56%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 165 (18.50%) Puppet
2 96 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (9.42%) Nagios
4 37 (4.15%) ZABBIX
5 29 (3.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 23 (2.58%) Salt
7 22 (2.47%) Cacti
8 19 (2.13%) Zenoss
9 17 (1.91%) Control-M
10 14 (1.57%) SCOM
11 12 (1.35%) OpenNMS
11 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 12 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
11 12 (1.35%) Ansible
11 12 (1.35%) Opsview
11 12 (1.35%) RANCID
12 11 (1.23%) SCOrch
13 10 (1.12%) Cobbler
13 10 (1.12%) Tivoli
14 9 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 209 (23.43%) Oracle
2 202 (22.65%) Red Hat
3 87 (9.75%) Sybase
4 83 (9.30%) VMware
5 67 (7.51%) IBM
6 64 (7.17%) Microsoft
7 48 (5.38%) Cisco
8 45 (5.04%) TIBCO
9 33 (3.70%) EMC
10 32 (3.59%) Reuters
11 30 (3.36%) MarketAxess
12 24 (2.69%) Rackspace
12 24 (2.69%) Sun
13 21 (2.35%) Remedy
13 21 (2.35%) F5
14 19 (2.13%) HP
15 18 (2.02%) eSpeed
16 17 (1.91%) BMC
16 17 (1.91%) Splunk
17 16 (1.79%) New Relic
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £36 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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