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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 88 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 479 516 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.27% 2.39% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 5.95% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 370 291
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 48 80 108
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 £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -13 90 £475 +5.55% 47
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £375 -
Docklands, London -1 3 £509 +19.64%
Hounslow -1 2 £560 +24.44%
Isleworth - 1 £560 - 2
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 576 (58.78%) Linux
2 513 (52.35%) UNIX
3 448 (45.71%) Python
4 339 (34.59%) Java
5 332 (33.88%) SQL
6 255 (26.02%) Banking
7 252 (25.71%) Finance
8 241 (24.59%) Ruby
9 235 (23.98%) DevOps
10 233 (23.78%) Windows
11 230 (23.47%) Bash Shell
12 224 (22.86%) Oracle
13 218 (22.24%) Red Hat
14 214 (21.84%) Puppet
15 200 (20.41%) Shell Script
16 181 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
17 152 (15.51%) MySQL
18 143 (14.59%) Jenkins
18 143 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 141 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
20 139 (14.18%) Apache
21 137 (13.98%) Investment Banking
22 130 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
23 129 (13.16%) PHP
24 124 (12.65%) VMware
25 116 (11.84%) C++
26 113 (11.53%) DNS
27 108 (11.02%) Subversion
28 106 (10.82%) Configuration Management
29 104 (10.61%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 139 (14.18%) Apache
2 64 (6.53%) Tomcat
3 63 (6.43%) WebLogic
4 43 (4.39%) nginx
5 38 (3.88%) WebSphere
6 36 (3.67%) OpenStack
7 34 (3.47%) JBoss
8 29 (2.96%) Node.js
9 25 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (1.43%) IIS
11 13 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.33%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.33%) Confluence
12 11 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 32 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Summit
2 8 (0.82%) IntelliMatch
3 6 (0.61%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
4 5 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
5 4 (0.41%) RMDS
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Global One
6 1 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.10%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 84 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.84%) PaaS
3 17 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.22%) Heroku
4 12 (1.22%) Engine Yard
5 9 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.92%) IaaS
6 6 (0.61%) GitHub
7 5 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.51%) SaaS
8 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (11.53%) DNS
2 104 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 98 (10.00%) Firewall
4 59 (6.02%) Internet
5 49 (5.00%) HTTP
6 44 (4.49%) SAN
7 38 (3.88%) VPN
8 37 (3.78%) BGP
9 36 (3.67%) EIGRP
10 34 (3.47%) SNMP
11 31 (3.16%) LDAP
12 27 (2.76%) Multicast
12 27 (2.76%) OSPF
13 25 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (2.45%) SSL
15 22 (2.24%) DMVPN
15 22 (2.24%) HSRP
15 22 (2.24%) VRRP
15 22 (2.24%) TACACS
15 22 (2.24%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (15.51%) MySQL
2 96 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 94 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.65%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 52 (5.31%) DB2
7 51 (5.20%) Big Data
8 42 (4.29%) Hadoop
9 41 (4.18%) Oracle Database
10 40 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (2.45%) KDB
13 21 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.04%) CouchDB
15 19 (1.94%) Riak
16 12 (1.22%) Redis
16 12 (1.22%) DB2 UDB
16 12 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
17 11 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 143 (14.59%) Jenkins
2 108 (11.02%) Subversion
3 95 (9.69%) Git (software)
4 57 (5.82%) Maven
5 41 (4.18%) JIRA
6 40 (4.08%) Selenium
7 37 (3.78%) Ant
8 36 (3.67%) Hudson
9 30 (3.06%) TeamCity
10 20 (2.04%) JUnit
11 17 (1.73%) JMeter
12 16 (1.63%) Gradle
12 16 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.63%) ClearCase
13 11 (1.12%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.02%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.02%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.02%) JBehave
15 9 (0.92%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 255 (26.02%) Banking
2 252 (25.71%) Finance
3 137 (13.98%) Investment Banking
4 75 (7.65%) Front Office
5 23 (2.35%) Retail
6 18 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.12%) Games
9 10 (1.02%) Advertising
9 10 (1.02%) Publishing
10 8 (0.82%) Marketing
11 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.71%) Law
12 6 (0.61%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (26.43%) Developer
2 142 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (10.82%) Analyst
4 84 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 70 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 58 (5.92%) Perl Developer
7 55 (5.61%) Administrator
8 51 (5.20%) Consultant
9 47 (4.80%) Support Engineer
9 47 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
10 46 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 40 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 39 (3.98%) Java Developer
13 36 (3.67%) C++ Developer
14 33 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
14 33 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
15 32 (3.27%) Architect
16 24 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
17 22 (2.24%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (2.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (9.80%) Web Services
2 78 (7.96%) HTML
3 72 (7.35%) XML
4 65 (6.63%) .NET
5 54 (5.51%) FIX Protocol
6 52 (5.31%) CSS
7 45 (4.59%) LAMP
8 39 (3.98%) Middleware
9 34 (3.47%) J2EE
10 28 (2.86%) REST
11 25 (2.55%) JSP
12 24 (2.45%) STL
12 24 (2.45%) CGI
13 23 (2.35%) MCollective
14 21 (2.14%) RESTful
15 20 (2.04%) SOAP
15 20 (2.04%) Spring
16 19 (1.94%) Rendezvous
17 18 (1.84%) HTML5
17 18 (1.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.45%) Derivative
3 64 (6.53%) Clustering
4 60 (6.12%) Fixed Income
4 60 (6.12%) Open Source
5 56 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 55 (5.61%) Computer Science
7 54 (5.51%) Equities
8 29 (2.96%) Oracle Exalogic
9 18 (1.84%) FlexPod
9 18 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (1.63%) Device Driver
11 14 (1.43%) Replication
12 12 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.12%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 576 (58.78%) Linux
2 513 (52.35%) UNIX
3 233 (23.78%) Windows
4 143 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (10.20%) Solaris
6 81 (8.27%) CentOS
7 57 (5.82%) Ubuntu
8 47 (4.80%) SUSE
9 45 (4.59%) AIX
10 39 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (3.16%) Debian
12 22 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (1.53%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (1.22%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.71%) HPUX
19 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (23.98%) DevOps
2 181 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (10.82%) Configuration Management
5 93 (9.49%) OO
6 88 (8.98%) ITIL
7 74 (7.55%) Scrum
8 70 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 67 (6.84%) Change Management
10 64 (6.53%) E-Commerce
11 62 (6.33%) Low Latency
11 62 (6.33%) TDD
12 38 (3.88%) Software Engineering
13 35 (3.57%) Performance Testing
14 34 (3.47%) Electronic Trading
15 33 (3.37%) Data Modelling
16 32 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (3.16%) Risk Management
18 30 (3.06%) Kanban
18 30 (3.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 448 (45.71%) Python
2 339 (34.59%) Java
3 332 (33.88%) SQL
4 241 (24.59%) Ruby
5 230 (23.47%) Bash Shell
6 200 (20.41%) Shell Script
7 129 (13.16%) PHP
8 116 (11.84%) C++
9 87 (8.88%) JavaScript
10 79 (8.06%) C#
11 68 (6.94%) Korn
12 63 (6.43%) PowerShell
13 39 (3.98%) C
14 37 (3.78%) PL/SQL
15 24 (2.45%) Scala
16 23 (2.35%) Clojure
17 15 (1.53%) Groovy
18 14 (1.43%) VBA
18 14 (1.43%) VB
19 11 (1.12%) Jython
Qualifications
1 55 (5.61%) Degree
2 54 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (3.16%) CCNP
3 31 (3.16%) CCNA
4 21 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.04%) CCIE
6 13 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.61%) CISSP
9 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.41%) CCSE
11 3 (0.31%) CCSA
11 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.31%) CCSP
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.31%) MCITP
11 3 (0.31%) VCP5
12 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) RHCE
12 2 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.49%) QA
2 13 (1.33%) SLA
3 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) Basel III
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 72 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.06%) vCloud
4 24 (2.45%) vSphere
4 24 (2.45%) Docker
5 20 (2.04%) KVM
6 19 (1.94%) NFS
7 18 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.02%) Postfix
12 9 (0.92%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.71%) Squid
14 6 (0.61%) XenServer
14 6 (0.61%) Xen
14 6 (0.61%) Samba
15 5 (0.51%) RHEV
16 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 214 (21.84%) Puppet
2 130 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (9.29%) Nagios
4 48 (4.90%) ZABBIX
5 47 (4.80%) Ansible
5 47 (4.80%) Salt
6 24 (2.45%) Cobbler
6 24 (2.45%) collectd
7 23 (2.35%) Control-M
8 22 (2.24%) Cacti
9 19 (1.94%) RANCID
10 18 (1.84%) Graphite
10 18 (1.84%) OpenNMS
11 17 (1.73%) Opsview
12 13 (1.33%) SELinux
13 12 (1.22%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.22%) Zenoss
14 11 (1.12%) Vagrant
14 11 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
14 11 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 224 (22.86%) Oracle
2 218 (22.24%) Red Hat
3 124 (12.65%) VMware
4 92 (9.39%) Sybase
5 69 (7.04%) Cisco
6 67 (6.84%) IBM
7 44 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 42 (4.29%) F5
9 36 (3.67%) HP
10 35 (3.57%) TIBCO
11 34 (3.47%) EMC
12 30 (3.06%) Reuters
12 30 (3.06%) Rackspace
13 27 (2.76%) Splunk
14 25 (2.55%) NetApp
15 24 (2.45%) Murex
16 23 (2.35%) Informatica
17 21 (2.14%) Bloomberg
18 20 (2.04%) Juniper
19 19 (1.94%) MarketAxess
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago