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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 104 143 78
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -65
Contract jobs citing Perl 503 374 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 1.56% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 3.75% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 266 493
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
10203 9961 10876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 41.60% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7532 7037 7751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 92
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £62.08 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +35 115 £470 -1.05% 53
Croydon -11 10 £450 -35.71% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £463 -
Hillingdon - 4 £325 -
Docklands, London -5 3 £403 +15.00% 1
Greenford +9 2 £355 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 646 (66.32%) Linux
2 542 (55.65%) UNIX
3 527 (54.11%) Python
4 391 (40.14%) Java
5 360 (36.96%) SQL
6 301 (30.90%) Finance
7 234 (24.02%) Banking
8 232 (23.82%) Windows
9 227 (23.31%) Oracle
10 209 (21.46%) DevOps
11 206 (21.15%) Puppet
12 194 (19.92%) Bash Shell
13 191 (19.61%) Ruby
14 181 (18.58%) Shell Script
15 171 (17.56%) C++
16 161 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
17 149 (15.30%) Git (software)
18 148 (15.20%) Red Hat
19 139 (14.27%) Solaris
20 138 (14.17%) Configuration Management
21 135 (13.86%) PHP
21 135 (13.86%) Investment Banking
22 130 (13.35%) VMware
22 130 (13.35%) Jenkins
22 130 (13.35%) Relational Database
23 129 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
24 127 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
24 127 (13.04%) SQL Server
25 126 (12.94%) Front Office
26 125 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 97 (9.96%) Apache
2 81 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 42 (4.31%) nginx
4 39 (4.00%) JBoss
5 35 (3.59%) IIS
6 31 (3.18%) OpenStack
7 29 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.85%) Node.js
9 15 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.44%) Mule ESB
10 14 (1.44%) Confluence
10 14 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.33%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.72%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.72%) SAS
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.51%) Drupal
14 5 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 36 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.33%) MS Office
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) Maple
5 4 (0.41%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.41%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Global One
1 10 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.92%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.41%) RMDS
4 3 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
4 3 (0.31%) Summit
4 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.31%) Eikon
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.10%) Unica
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.10%) Loanet
6 1 (0.10%) Finacle
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 117 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.92%) IaaS
6 8 (0.82%) SaaS
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.51%) PaaS
8 5 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.51%) GitHub
8 5 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.21%) Office 365
11 1 (0.10%) Heroku
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.67%) Firewall
2 64 (6.57%) DNS
3 63 (6.47%) LDAP
4 58 (5.95%) SAN
5 52 (5.34%) TCP/IP
6 43 (4.41%) HTTP
7 36 (3.70%) SSL
7 36 (3.70%) Internet
8 29 (2.98%) DHCP
9 28 (2.87%) NAS
10 27 (2.77%) VPN
11 23 (2.36%) SNMP
12 20 (2.05%) DMZ
13 18 (1.85%) SMTP
14 17 (1.75%) LAN
14 17 (1.75%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
15 14 (1.44%) Kerberos
16 11 (1.13%) Intranet
16 11 (1.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (13.35%) Relational Database
2 127 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 121 (12.42%) MySQL
4 81 (8.32%) RDBMS
5 47 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 44 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 38 (3.90%) DB2
8 29 (2.98%) NoSQL
9 25 (2.57%) Redis
10 19 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.64%) Big Data
12 12 (1.23%) KDB
12 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.92%) OLTP
15 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.82%) Sybase ASE
16 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 149 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 130 (13.35%) Jenkins
3 95 (9.75%) Subversion
4 54 (5.54%) Ant
5 46 (4.72%) JIRA
6 45 (4.62%) Maven
7 33 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 32 (3.29%) ClearCase
9 28 (2.87%) Gradle
10 26 (2.67%) Artifactory
11 25 (2.57%) Gerrit
12 24 (2.46%) Eclipse
13 22 (2.26%) Selenium
14 21 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.95%) Hudson
16 18 (1.85%) Mercurial
17 15 (1.54%) JUnit
17 15 (1.54%) FishEye
17 15 (1.54%) SonarQube
18 9 (0.92%) Jasmine
General
1 301 (30.90%) Finance
2 234 (24.02%) Banking
3 135 (13.86%) Investment Banking
4 126 (12.94%) Front Office
5 30 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.85%) Back Office
7 16 (1.64%) Retail
8 13 (1.33%) Games
8 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.03%) Legal
10 8 (0.82%) Billing
11 6 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.41%) Law
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Marketing
14 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 241 (24.74%) Developer
2 123 (12.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (9.65%) Analyst
4 88 (9.03%) Administrator
5 70 (7.19%) Applications Support
6 66 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
7 57 (5.85%) Support Analyst
8 44 (4.52%) Perl Developer
9 39 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 37 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (3.59%) Consultant
12 32 (3.29%) UNIX Administrator
12 32 (3.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.18%) Applications Support Analyst
14 28 (2.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 24 (2.46%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
16 23 (2.36%) Java Developer
16 23 (2.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 22 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (9.75%) Web Services
1 95 (9.75%) XML
2 75 (7.70%) FIX Protocol
3 71 (7.29%) .NET
4 62 (6.37%) LAMP
5 48 (4.93%) Middleware
5 48 (4.93%) HTML
6 40 (4.11%) J2EE
7 36 (3.70%) STL
8 27 (2.77%) SOAP
9 25 (2.57%) CSS
10 24 (2.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (2.26%) jQuery
12 21 (2.16%) JSON
13 19 (1.95%) CGI
14 18 (1.85%) JMS
15 17 (1.75%) Swing
15 17 (1.75%) Java EE
16 16 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 58 (5.95%) Equities
4 53 (5.44%) Fixed Income
5 51 (5.24%) Computer Science
6 50 (5.13%) Derivative
7 35 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.77%) Clustering
9 25 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 24 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.46%) Credit Risk
11 23 (2.36%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.95%) Grid Computing
13 15 (1.54%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.44%) SWIFT
15 11 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.13%) CMDB
16 9 (0.92%) Cryptography
16 9 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 646 (66.32%) Linux
2 542 (55.65%) UNIX
3 232 (23.82%) Windows
4 139 (14.27%) Solaris
5 125 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 55 (5.65%) CentOS
8 27 (2.77%) AIX
9 16 (1.64%) SUSE
10 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.72%) HPUX
14 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (0.51%) Fedora
14 5 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (21.46%) DevOps
2 161 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (14.17%) Configuration Management
4 127 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (8.83%) Open Source
6 81 (8.32%) OO
7 71 (7.29%) ITIL
8 67 (6.88%) SDLC
9 64 (6.57%) Low Latency
10 59 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 59 (6.06%) Project Management
11 51 (5.24%) Release Management
12 47 (4.83%) Scrum
13 45 (4.62%) Migration
13 45 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
14 43 (4.41%) TDD
15 40 (4.11%) Software Engineering
16 39 (4.00%) Service Management
16 39 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
17 36 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 527 (54.11%) Python
2 391 (40.14%) Java
3 360 (36.96%) SQL
4 194 (19.92%) Bash Shell
5 191 (19.61%) Ruby
6 181 (18.58%) Shell Script
7 171 (17.56%) C++
8 135 (13.86%) PHP
9 106 (10.88%) PowerShell
10 91 (9.34%) JavaScript
11 69 (7.08%) C
12 60 (6.16%) C#
13 57 (5.85%) Korn
14 50 (5.13%) PL/SQL
15 36 (3.70%) Scala
16 25 (2.57%) VBScript
17 19 (1.95%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.64%) VB
18 16 (1.64%) VBA
19 13 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (7.49%) Degree
2 42 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.92%) CCNA
7 7 (0.72%) CCNP
7 7 (0.72%) MCSE
8 6 (0.62%) RHCE
9 5 (0.51%) CCIP
9 5 (0.51%) CCDA
9 5 (0.51%) CCSA
10 4 (0.41%) PMP
10 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.41%) NCDA
10 4 (0.41%) VCAP
10 4 (0.41%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) CCIE
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.26%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.51%) COREP
3 5 (0.51%) FINREP
4 2 (0.21%) Basel II
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (4.83%) Docker
3 40 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 38 (3.90%) NFS
5 34 (3.49%) vCloud
6 27 (2.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 24 (2.46%) vSphere
8 19 (1.95%) KVM
9 16 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.44%) Samba
11 13 (1.33%) Hyper-V
12 12 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.92%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.41%) Firmware
16 4 (0.41%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.31%) GPFS
17 3 (0.31%) Xen
18 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 206 (21.15%) Puppet
2 129 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (5.34%) Ansible
4 49 (5.03%) Nagios
5 34 (3.49%) ZABBIX
6 29 (2.98%) BladeLogic
6 29 (2.98%) HAProxy
6 29 (2.98%) logstash
7 27 (2.77%) Salt
8 23 (2.36%) Kibana
8 23 (2.36%) Rundeck
9 18 (1.85%) Tivoli
10 17 (1.75%) NetBackup
11 16 (1.64%) Vagrant
12 15 (1.54%) Control-M
13 11 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (0.92%) Graphite
15 9 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 227 (23.31%) Oracle
2 148 (15.20%) Red Hat
3 130 (13.35%) VMware
4 97 (9.96%) Sybase
5 71 (7.29%) Microsoft
6 60 (6.16%) HP
7 56 (5.75%) IBM
8 48 (4.93%) Veritas
9 36 (3.70%) EMC
10 33 (3.39%) Sun
11 32 (3.29%) Google
11 32 (3.29%) Splunk
12 29 (2.98%) Cisco
13 23 (2.36%) BMC
14 22 (2.26%) NetApp
15 20 (2.05%) Citrix
16 19 (1.95%) F5
17 18 (1.85%) Murex
17 18 (1.85%) Perforce
18 17 (1.75%) Symantec
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