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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 85 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 523 539 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.30% 2.26% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.61% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 403 370
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
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
9753 9612 8720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.39% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 6941 6233
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 £290
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 45 84 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.79 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 118 £475 +5.55% 32
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +5 2 £529 +24.52%
Hounslow -1 2 £560 +31.76%
Wimbledon - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 542 (59.30%) Linux
2 479 (52.41%) UNIX
3 413 (45.19%) Python
4 314 (34.35%) Java
5 291 (31.84%) SQL
6 223 (24.40%) Banking
7 222 (24.29%) Ruby
7 222 (24.29%) Finance
8 221 (24.18%) Windows
9 218 (23.85%) Oracle
9 218 (23.85%) Bash Shell
10 211 (23.09%) DevOps
11 201 (21.99%) Red Hat
12 198 (21.66%) Puppet
13 189 (20.68%) Shell Script
14 166 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
15 152 (16.63%) MySQL
16 138 (15.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 137 (14.99%) Apache
18 127 (13.89%) PHP
19 126 (13.79%) Jenkins
20 122 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
21 121 (13.24%) DNS
22 118 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
23 112 (12.25%) Investment Banking
24 109 (11.93%) VMware
25 105 (11.49%) Subversion
25 105 (11.49%) C++
26 104 (11.38%) TCP/IP
27 95 (10.39%) OO

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 137 (14.99%) Apache
2 65 (7.11%) WebLogic
3 62 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 45 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 37 (4.05%) nginx
6 32 (3.50%) JBoss
7 29 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 27 (2.95%) Node.js
9 26 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.64%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.53%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.42%) IIS
13 13 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.31%) Confluence
15 9 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
16 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.30%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.98%) Summit
3 5 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
3 5 (0.55%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.33%) RMDS
5 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.11%) Global One
7 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.75%) PaaS
4 11 (1.20%) Heroku
4 11 (1.20%) Engine Yard
5 10 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.77%) GitHub
7 6 (0.66%) IaaS
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.44%) SaaS
8 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.33%) ElastiCache
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.22%) Office 365
10 2 (0.22%) Route 53
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (13.24%) DNS
2 104 (11.38%) TCP/IP
3 81 (8.86%) Firewall
4 53 (5.80%) HTTP
5 48 (5.25%) Internet
6 39 (4.27%) SAN
7 35 (3.83%) VPN
8 34 (3.72%) SNMP
9 30 (3.28%) BGP
10 29 (3.17%) EIGRP
11 26 (2.84%) LDAP
12 24 (2.63%) DHCP
12 24 (2.63%) SSL
12 24 (2.63%) OSPF
13 22 (2.41%) VRRP
13 22 (2.41%) DMVPN
13 22 (2.41%) HSRP
13 22 (2.41%) TACACS
13 22 (2.41%) PPP
14 21 (2.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.63%) MySQL
2 88 (9.63%) MongoDB
3 82 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 72 (7.88%) SQL Server
5 70 (7.66%) NoSQL
6 52 (5.69%) Big Data
7 50 (5.47%) RDBMS
8 44 (4.81%) DB2
9 43 (4.70%) Hadoop
10 40 (4.38%) Oracle Database
11 36 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (2.41%) CouchDB
14 21 (2.30%) Riak
15 19 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.97%) Sybase ASE
17 14 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
18 12 (1.31%) KDB
19 11 (1.20%) Redis
20 10 (1.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 126 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 105 (11.49%) Subversion
3 93 (10.18%) Git (software)
4 54 (5.91%) Maven
5 39 (4.27%) Selenium
6 38 (4.16%) JIRA
7 35 (3.83%) Ant
8 33 (3.61%) Hudson
9 22 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.86%) ClearCase
10 17 (1.86%) JMeter
11 16 (1.75%) JUnit
11 16 (1.75%) Gradle
12 14 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.09%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.09%) Introscope
13 10 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.98%) Grunt
14 9 (0.98%) GDB
14 9 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 223 (24.40%) Banking
2 222 (24.29%) Finance
3 112 (12.25%) Investment Banking
4 65 (7.11%) Front Office
5 27 (2.95%) Retail
6 16 (1.75%) Games
6 16 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.31%) Advertising
8 11 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.09%) Publishing
10 9 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.77%) Law
12 6 (0.66%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (25.93%) Developer
2 116 (12.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (9.63%) Analyst
4 77 (8.42%) Applications Support
5 59 (6.46%) Perl Developer
6 58 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 54 (5.91%) Support Engineer
8 52 (5.69%) Administrator
9 48 (5.25%) Consultant
10 45 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
11 36 (3.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (3.83%) Architect
13 33 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 32 (3.50%) C++ Developer
15 30 (3.28%) Java Developer
16 26 (2.84%) Applications Support Analyst
16 26 (2.84%) DBA
17 24 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
18 23 (2.52%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (9.52%) Web Services
2 86 (9.41%) HTML
3 71 (7.77%) XML
4 60 (6.56%) .NET
5 54 (5.91%) LAMP
6 50 (5.47%) CSS
7 44 (4.81%) Middleware
7 44 (4.81%) FIX Protocol
8 31 (3.39%) J2EE
9 29 (3.17%) REST
10 24 (2.63%) HTML5
11 22 (2.41%) JSP
12 21 (2.30%) RESTful
13 20 (2.19%) STL
14 19 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (2.08%) jQuery
15 18 (1.97%) Spring
15 18 (1.97%) CGI
16 17 (1.86%) MCollective
17 16 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.46%) Clustering
3 57 (6.24%) Open Source
4 55 (6.02%) Derivative
5 52 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 47 (5.14%) Fixed Income
7 46 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (4.81%) Equities
9 31 (3.39%) Oracle Exalogic
10 18 (1.97%) FlexPod
11 17 (1.86%) Replication
12 14 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.31%) CLARiiON
13 12 (1.31%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.20%) Symmetrix
15 10 (1.09%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 542 (59.30%) Linux
2 479 (52.41%) UNIX
3 221 (24.18%) Windows
4 138 (15.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (9.41%) Solaris
6 77 (8.42%) CentOS
7 55 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 50 (5.47%) SUSE
9 40 (4.38%) AIX
10 37 (4.05%) Debian
11 33 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (2.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 22 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (2.08%) Windows XP
15 16 (1.75%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.77%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.66%) HPUX
17 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (23.09%) DevOps
2 166 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (10.39%) OO
5 92 (10.07%) Configuration Management
6 88 (9.63%) ITIL
7 72 (7.88%) Scrum
8 66 (7.22%) Change Management
9 64 (7.00%) Load Balancing
10 58 (6.35%) E-Commerce
11 57 (6.24%) TDD
12 56 (6.13%) Low Latency
13 43 (4.70%) Software Engineering
14 35 (3.83%) Risk Management
15 33 (3.61%) Performance Testing
15 33 (3.61%) Kanban
16 32 (3.50%) Electronic Trading
16 32 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
17 29 (3.17%) Data Modelling
17 29 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (45.19%) Python
2 314 (34.35%) Java
3 291 (31.84%) SQL
4 222 (24.29%) Ruby
5 218 (23.85%) Bash Shell
6 189 (20.68%) Shell Script
7 127 (13.89%) PHP
8 105 (11.49%) C++
9 93 (10.18%) JavaScript
10 67 (7.33%) C#
11 58 (6.35%) PowerShell
12 53 (5.80%) Korn
13 40 (4.38%) C
14 26 (2.84%) PL/SQL
15 19 (2.08%) Scala
15 19 (2.08%) Clojure
16 14 (1.53%) Groovy
16 14 (1.53%) VB
16 14 (1.53%) VBA
17 13 (1.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 49 (5.36%) Degree
2 47 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (3.17%) CCNP
4 26 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.63%) CCNA
6 20 (2.19%) CCIE
7 18 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) CISSP
9 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.55%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.44%) CCSE
11 3 (0.33%) CCSA
11 3 (0.33%) RHCE
11 3 (0.33%) CCSP
11 3 (0.33%) MCITP
12 2 (0.22%) VCP5
12 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.16%) QA
2 12 (1.31%) SLA
3 6 (0.66%) GPG13
4 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 70 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.28%) vCloud
3 23 (2.52%) vSphere
4 22 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 21 (2.30%) NFS
5 21 (2.30%) Docker
6 17 (1.86%) KVM
6 17 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (1.09%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.88%) Xen
11 7 (0.77%) Squid
11 7 (0.77%) Postfix
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.44%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 198 (21.66%) Puppet
2 118 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (10.39%) Nagios
4 44 (4.81%) ZABBIX
5 41 (4.49%) Salt
6 39 (4.27%) Ansible
7 24 (2.63%) Cacti
8 23 (2.52%) Control-M
9 22 (2.41%) Cobbler
10 20 (2.19%) collectd
11 19 (2.08%) RANCID
12 18 (1.97%) Opsview
12 18 (1.97%) OpenNMS
13 17 (1.86%) SELinux
14 14 (1.53%) Graphite
15 13 (1.42%) Zenoss
16 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 11 (1.20%) HAProxy
17 10 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
17 10 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 218 (23.85%) Oracle
2 201 (21.99%) Red Hat
3 109 (11.93%) VMware
4 81 (8.86%) Sybase
5 77 (8.42%) IBM
6 64 (7.00%) Cisco
7 46 (5.03%) Microsoft
8 35 (3.83%) EMC
8 35 (3.83%) F5
9 31 (3.39%) Rackspace
10 29 (3.17%) TIBCO
11 28 (3.06%) HP
12 26 (2.84%) Reuters
13 23 (2.52%) Splunk
14 22 (2.41%) NetApp
15 21 (2.30%) Sun
15 21 (2.30%) Remedy
16 19 (2.08%) Murex
16 19 (2.08%) MarketAxess
17 16 (1.75%) AppDynamics
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