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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 102 108 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Contract jobs citing Perl 483 464 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.03% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 4.85% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 327 436
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.30 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
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 £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -3 106 £475 -5.94% 52
Canary Wharf 0 9 £300 -
Docklands, London 0 4 £450 -
Croydon -12 3 £438 -37.50%
Greenford +1 1 £355 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £325 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 596 (62.54%) Linux
2 533 (55.93%) Python
3 488 (51.21%) UNIX
4 363 (38.09%) Java
5 336 (35.26%) SQL
6 276 (28.96%) Finance
7 235 (24.66%) Windows
8 233 (24.45%) Banking
9 219 (22.98%) Oracle
10 210 (22.04%) Puppet
11 204 (21.41%) DevOps
12 193 (20.25%) Ruby
13 181 (18.99%) Shell Script
14 178 (18.68%) Bash Shell
15 174 (18.26%) Red Hat
16 160 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
17 157 (16.47%) SQL Server
18 155 (16.26%) C++
19 144 (15.11%) Configuration Management
19 144 (15.11%) VMware
20 138 (14.48%) Solaris
21 137 (14.38%) Relational Database
22 133 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
22 133 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
23 132 (13.85%) Investment Banking
24 127 (13.33%) Jenkins
24 127 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
24 127 (13.33%) PHP
25 126 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 123 (12.91%) MySQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 94 (9.86%) Apache
2 62 (6.51%) Tomcat
3 43 (4.51%) OpenStack
4 37 (3.88%) nginx
5 36 (3.78%) IIS
5 36 (3.78%) JBoss
6 35 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 23 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (1.57%) Mule ESB
10 14 (1.47%) Node.js
11 12 (1.26%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.05%) SAS
12 10 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (1.05%) Confluence
12 10 (1.05%) Lync
12 10 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.63%) MindAlign
14 6 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 39 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.15%) MS Office
2 11 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.31%) Maple
4 3 (0.31%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) ION MarketView
2 10 (1.05%) IntelliMatch
2 10 (1.05%) Global One
3 9 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.52%) RMDS
4 5 (0.52%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.21%) Eikon
6 2 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.10%) HFM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.10%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.10%) Unica
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 127 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (1.05%) IaaS
4 8 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (0.84%) SaaS
4 8 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.63%) PaaS
5 6 (0.63%) Heroku
6 5 (0.52%) Engine Yard
6 5 (0.52%) GitHub
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.81%) Firewall
2 62 (6.51%) LDAP
2 62 (6.51%) DNS
3 54 (5.67%) SAN
4 48 (5.04%) Internet
5 44 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.57%) HTTP
7 31 (3.25%) SSL
8 25 (2.62%) LAN
9 24 (2.52%) Multicast
10 22 (2.31%) NAS
10 22 (2.31%) VPN
11 20 (2.10%) DHCP
12 15 (1.57%) iSCSI
13 14 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (1.47%) DMZ
14 12 (1.26%) Kerberos
14 12 (1.26%) SNMP
15 11 (1.15%) VLAN
16 10 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 137 (14.38%) Relational Database
3 123 (12.91%) MySQL
4 80 (8.39%) RDBMS
5 69 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 48 (5.04%) DB2
7 45 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 44 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (4.41%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.94%) KDB
11 26 (2.73%) Redis
12 22 (2.31%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.36%) DB2 UDB
16 12 (1.26%) Big Data
17 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 127 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 115 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 95 (9.97%) Subversion
4 49 (5.14%) JIRA
5 34 (3.57%) Ant
6 33 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (3.04%) Maven
8 27 (2.83%) ClearCase
9 25 (2.62%) Hudson
10 21 (2.20%) Gerrit
11 20 (2.10%) Artifactory
12 18 (1.89%) Selenium
13 16 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.57%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.57%) SonarQube
15 14 (1.47%) JUnit
16 13 (1.36%) Eclipse
17 12 (1.26%) FishEye
17 12 (1.26%) Gradle
18 11 (1.15%) Introscope
General
1 276 (28.96%) Finance
2 233 (24.45%) Banking
3 132 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 108 (11.33%) Front Office
5 26 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.36%) Retail
6 13 (1.36%) Games
7 12 (1.26%) Back Office
8 11 (1.15%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.52%) Marketing
11 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Law
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 219 (22.98%) Developer
2 129 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (10.18%) Analyst
4 84 (8.81%) Administrator
5 70 (7.35%) Applications Support
6 58 (6.09%) Support Analyst
7 56 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
9 39 (4.09%) Perl Developer
10 37 (3.88%) Consultant
10 37 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 36 (3.78%) Applications Support Analyst
12 32 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 28 (2.94%) Java Developer
14 23 (2.41%) C++ Developer
14 23 (2.41%) Senior Developer
15 22 (2.31%) DBA
15 22 (2.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
16 21 (2.20%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (10.81%) Web Services
2 90 (9.44%) FIX Protocol
3 89 (9.34%) XML
4 88 (9.23%) .NET
5 52 (5.46%) LAMP
6 43 (4.51%) HTML
7 41 (4.30%) J2EE
8 36 (3.78%) Middleware
9 29 (3.04%) CSS
10 25 (2.62%) SOAP
11 21 (2.20%) JSON
12 20 (2.10%) STL
13 18 (1.89%) Spring
14 16 (1.68%) jQuery
14 16 (1.68%) Rendezvous
14 16 (1.68%) MCollective
15 15 (1.57%) Moose
15 15 (1.57%) RESTful
15 15 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (1.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.03%) Fixed Income
3 64 (6.72%) Equities
4 62 (6.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 56 (5.88%) Derivative
6 53 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 45 (4.72%) Clustering
8 34 (3.57%) Data Centre
9 27 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (1.89%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.78%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.36%) Eurex
14 13 (1.36%) Grid Computing
15 12 (1.26%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.94%) CMDB
17 9 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 596 (62.54%) Linux
2 488 (51.21%) UNIX
3 235 (24.66%) Windows
4 138 (14.48%) Solaris
5 126 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (7.35%) CentOS
7 66 (6.93%) Ubuntu
8 36 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (3.25%) AIX
10 15 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.36%) Mac OS X Server
12 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.05%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.94%) SUSE
14 9 (0.94%) HPUX
15 8 (0.84%) Debian
15 8 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.73%) Fedora
17 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (21.41%) DevOps
2 160 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (15.11%) Configuration Management
4 133 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (8.29%) Open Source
6 75 (7.87%) ITIL
7 71 (7.45%) OO
8 69 (7.24%) Low Latency
9 68 (7.14%) SDLC
10 62 (6.51%) Scrum
11 53 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
12 52 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (5.25%) Load Balancing
14 48 (5.04%) Project Management
15 40 (4.20%) Release Management
16 39 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
17 38 (3.99%) E-Commerce
17 38 (3.99%) Automated Testing
18 37 (3.88%) Software Engineering
18 37 (3.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 533 (55.93%) Python
2 363 (38.09%) Java
3 336 (35.26%) SQL
4 193 (20.25%) Ruby
5 181 (18.99%) Shell Script
6 178 (18.68%) Bash Shell
7 155 (16.26%) C++
8 127 (13.33%) PHP
9 102 (10.70%) PowerShell
10 82 (8.60%) JavaScript
11 72 (7.56%) C#
12 70 (7.35%) Korn
13 59 (6.19%) C
14 47 (4.93%) PL/SQL
15 27 (2.83%) Scala
16 18 (1.89%) VBScript
17 16 (1.68%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.47%) VBA
18 14 (1.47%) Jython
19 13 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (7.45%) Degree
2 42 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.78%) CCNA
4 17 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.73%) MCSE
8 6 (0.63%) RHCE
9 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.42%) MCP
10 4 (0.42%) NCDA
10 4 (0.42%) VCAP
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.31%) ISEB
12 2 (0.21%) CISSP
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.52%) COREP
3 5 (0.52%) FINREP
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.21%) Basel II
4 2 (0.21%) MiFID
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 38 (3.99%) vCloud
4 31 (3.25%) vSphere
5 28 (2.94%) Docker
6 27 (2.83%) NFS
7 24 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (2.31%) KVM
9 19 (1.99%) Samba
10 15 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.73%) XenServer
13 7 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.63%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.52%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.42%) Firmware
16 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.31%) Gluster
17 3 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 210 (22.04%) Puppet
2 133 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (5.35%) Nagios
4 49 (5.14%) ZABBIX
4 49 (5.14%) Ansible
5 38 (3.99%) Salt
6 26 (2.73%) HAProxy
7 24 (2.52%) Rundeck
8 22 (2.31%) logstash
8 22 (2.31%) BladeLogic
9 19 (1.99%) Kibana
10 18 (1.89%) Cobbler
11 17 (1.78%) Tivoli
11 17 (1.78%) Vagrant
12 16 (1.68%) Control-M
13 14 (1.47%) WSUS
13 14 (1.47%) Graphite
14 13 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 219 (22.98%) Oracle
2 174 (18.26%) Red Hat
3 144 (15.11%) VMware
4 112 (11.75%) Sybase
5 72 (7.56%) Microsoft
6 58 (6.09%) HP
7 42 (4.41%) IBM
8 37 (3.88%) Splunk
9 35 (3.67%) Veritas
10 30 (3.15%) Cisco
11 29 (3.04%) Informatica
12 27 (2.83%) Perforce
12 27 (2.83%) Google
13 26 (2.73%) EMC
14 25 (2.62%) Sun
14 25 (2.62%) TIBCO
15 24 (2.52%) Citrix
16 23 (2.41%) Reuters
16 23 (2.41%) New Relic
17 21 (2.20%) AppDynamics
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
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iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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