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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 128 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +2
Contract jobs citing Perl 402 619 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 2.45% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 5.69% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 458 431
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +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
10216 10878 10434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.62% 43.08% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7422 7790 7320
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 £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 64 84 130
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.00 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £57.50 £48.50
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -13 86 £450 - 46
Docklands, London +20 5 £425 -10.52%
Greenford - 3 - - 2
Mayfair - 1 £600 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 4
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 543 (61.22%) Linux
2 467 (52.65%) UNIX
3 406 (45.77%) Python
4 297 (33.48%) Java
5 289 (32.58%) SQL
6 238 (26.83%) Windows
7 215 (24.24%) Oracle
7 215 (24.24%) Finance
8 213 (24.01%) Red Hat
9 207 (23.34%) Banking
10 194 (21.87%) Bash Shell
11 175 (19.73%) Shell Script
12 169 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 166 (18.71%) Ruby
14 158 (17.81%) Puppet
15 146 (16.46%) MySQL
16 141 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
17 135 (15.22%) PHP
18 133 (14.99%) DevOps
19 132 (14.88%) Apache
20 124 (13.98%) C++
21 114 (12.85%) Investment Banking
22 111 (12.51%) DNS
23 102 (11.50%) JavaScript
24 98 (11.05%) Low Latency
25 97 (10.94%) HTML
26 95 (10.71%) Solaris
27 90 (10.15%) TCP/IP
28 87 (9.81%) Opscode Chef
29 86 (9.70%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (14.88%) Apache
2 58 (6.54%) WebLogic
3 53 (5.98%) WebSphere
4 43 (4.85%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.71%) IIS
6 21 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 16 (1.80%) Confluence
10 13 (1.47%) nginx
11 12 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (1.13%) Node.js
13 10 (1.13%) Lync
13 10 (1.13%) Moodle
14 9 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
15 8 (0.90%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.27%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) SPSS
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.23%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.79%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 3 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.34%) Tridion
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.34%) RMDS
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.92%) GitHub
4 9 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.79%) ElastiCache
5 7 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.56%) SaaS
7 4 (0.45%) Joyent
8 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.23%) Office 365
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.11%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 111 (12.51%) DNS
2 90 (10.15%) TCP/IP
3 86 (9.70%) Firewall
4 76 (8.57%) HTTP
5 57 (6.43%) Internet
6 53 (5.98%) LDAP
7 37 (4.17%) SAN
8 36 (4.06%) SSL
8 36 (4.06%) Multicast
9 29 (3.27%) SSH
10 28 (3.16%) VPN
11 22 (2.48%) SMTP
12 20 (2.25%) DHCP
12 20 (2.25%) BGP
13 19 (2.14%) SNMP
14 16 (1.80%) FTP
15 14 (1.58%) OSPF
16 13 (1.47%) EIGRP
16 13 (1.47%) VRRP
16 13 (1.47%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (16.46%) MySQL
2 81 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 67 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 57 (6.43%) NoSQL
5 50 (5.64%) Oracle Database
6 47 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 46 (5.19%) DB2
8 44 (4.96%) MongoDB
9 38 (4.28%) Big Data
10 32 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 28 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (2.03%) CouchDB
14 18 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
15 17 (1.92%) Sybase ASE
15 17 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (1.80%) Riak
17 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 86 (9.70%) Subversion
2 77 (8.68%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 46 (5.19%) JIRA
5 22 (2.48%) Hudson
6 20 (2.25%) Maven
7 18 (2.03%) Selenium
8 16 (1.80%) Ant
9 12 (1.35%) Introscope
10 10 (1.13%) JUnit
10 10 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.01%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.90%) Grunt
12 8 (0.90%) Bower
13 7 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.56%) JBehave
15 4 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 215 (24.24%) Finance
2 207 (23.34%) Banking
3 114 (12.85%) Investment Banking
4 81 (9.13%) Front Office
5 37 (4.17%) Retail
6 16 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.13%) Games
10 8 (0.90%) Publishing
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
11 7 (0.79%) Advertising
12 6 (0.68%) Marketing
12 6 (0.68%) German Language
13 5 (0.56%) Electronics
14 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 227 (25.59%) Developer
2 97 (10.94%) Analyst
3 82 (9.24%) Administrator
4 75 (8.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 71 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 65 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
7 59 (6.65%) Support Analyst
8 56 (6.31%) Perl Developer
9 49 (5.52%) Consultant
10 45 (5.07%) C++ Developer
11 40 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
12 36 (4.06%) DBA
13 35 (3.95%) Architect
14 27 (3.04%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
16 25 (2.82%) Senior Developer
17 23 (2.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 22 (2.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 22 (2.48%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (10.94%) HTML
2 85 (9.58%) .NET
2 85 (9.58%) Web Services
2 85 (9.58%) XML
3 69 (7.78%) LAMP
4 60 (6.76%) CSS
5 53 (5.98%) FIX Protocol
6 50 (5.64%) Middleware
7 38 (4.28%) Rendezvous
8 37 (4.17%) JSON
9 31 (3.49%) REST
10 30 (3.38%) HTML5
11 26 (2.93%) J2EE
12 22 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
13 20 (2.25%) SOAP
13 20 (2.25%) Spring
13 20 (2.25%) jQuery
14 19 (2.14%) Ajax
14 19 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (2.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 59 (6.65%) Fixed Income
3 54 (6.09%) Open Source
4 53 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (5.75%) Clustering
6 50 (5.64%) Computer Science
7 47 (5.30%) Equities
8 43 (4.85%) Derivative
9 30 (3.38%) Replication
10 19 (2.14%) Oracle Exalogic
11 18 (2.03%) CLARiiON
12 16 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (1.35%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.35%) Credit Risk
15 11 (1.24%) Symmetrix
16 10 (1.13%) E-Learning
16 10 (1.13%) FlexPod
16 10 (1.13%) User Experience
17 9 (1.01%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 543 (61.22%) Linux
2 467 (52.65%) UNIX
3 238 (26.83%) Windows
4 169 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 95 (10.71%) Solaris
6 64 (7.22%) CentOS
7 43 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (3.95%) Ubuntu
9 29 (3.27%) Debian
10 28 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (2.82%) SUSE
11 25 (2.82%) AIX
12 23 (2.59%) Windows XP
13 17 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (1.58%) Windows 7
15 13 (1.47%) SELinux
16 8 (0.90%) HPUX
17 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.56%) Android
17 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (14.99%) DevOps
3 98 (11.05%) Low Latency
4 77 (8.68%) ITIL
5 75 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (8.12%) Electronic Trading
7 68 (7.67%) Scrum
8 67 (7.55%) Change Management
9 66 (7.44%) OO
10 53 (5.98%) Configuration Management
11 51 (5.75%) Software Engineering
12 50 (5.64%) Migration
13 49 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 48 (5.41%) TDD
14 48 (5.41%) Load Balancing
15 40 (4.51%) Project Management
16 34 (3.83%) Data Modelling
17 33 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
18 32 (3.61%) Kanban
19 31 (3.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 406 (45.77%) Python
2 297 (33.48%) Java
3 289 (32.58%) SQL
4 194 (21.87%) Bash Shell
5 175 (19.73%) Shell Script
6 166 (18.71%) Ruby
7 135 (15.22%) PHP
8 124 (13.98%) C++
9 102 (11.50%) JavaScript
10 85 (9.58%) C#
11 67 (7.55%) PowerShell
12 56 (6.31%) C
13 52 (5.86%) Korn
14 19 (2.14%) Scala
14 19 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.80%) AWK
15 16 (1.80%) Jython
15 16 (1.80%) sed
16 15 (1.69%) C-shell
17 12 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (7.67%) Degree
2 25 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (1.69%) CCNP
4 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.35%) CCIE
6 11 (1.24%) CCNA
7 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.79%) MCSE
8 7 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.68%) ISEB
9 6 (0.68%) MCITP
9 6 (0.68%) VCP5
10 5 (0.56%) VCP4
10 5 (0.56%) CCA
10 5 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.45%) CISSP
11 4 (0.45%) MCSA
11 4 (0.45%) OCP
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.16%) QA
2 12 (1.35%) SLA
3 6 (0.68%) GPG13
4 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (2.82%) NFS
5 20 (2.25%) vCloud
6 18 (2.03%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (1.35%) vSphere
9 10 (1.13%) Varnish
10 7 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.79%) KVM
11 6 (0.68%) Docker
11 6 (0.68%) Xen
11 6 (0.68%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.56%) XenApp
12 5 (0.56%) Samba
12 5 (0.56%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 158 (17.81%) Puppet
2 87 (9.81%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (9.47%) Nagios
4 37 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 31 (3.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 27 (3.04%) Salt
7 23 (2.59%) Cacti
8 18 (2.03%) Zenoss
9 16 (1.80%) SCOM
10 13 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (1.24%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.24%) RANCID
12 10 (1.13%) Opsview
12 10 (1.13%) Ansible
12 10 (1.13%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.13%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.13%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.13%) OpenNMS
12 10 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 215 (24.24%) Oracle
2 213 (24.01%) Red Hat
3 83 (9.36%) Sybase
4 76 (8.57%) VMware
5 70 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 64 (7.22%) IBM
7 53 (5.98%) Cisco
8 48 (5.41%) TIBCO
9 33 (3.72%) Reuters
10 31 (3.49%) MarketAxess
11 30 (3.38%) EMC
12 28 (3.16%) HP
13 26 (2.93%) Sun
14 24 (2.71%) Rackspace
15 22 (2.48%) eSpeed
16 20 (2.25%) Remedy
17 19 (2.14%) F5
18 18 (2.03%) JBoss
19 17 (1.92%) Veritas
19 17 (1.92%) Splunk
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