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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 140 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 378 671 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 2.68% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 6.14% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 495 433
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £338 £361
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
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
10006 10927 10604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 43.60% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7179 7797 7402
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 61 91 136
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.75 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 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 17 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 -40 76 £475 +5.55% 51
Greenford - 3 - -
Docklands, London +13 2 £388 -22.11% 1
Harrow - - - - 6
Hounslow - - - - 6
Isleworth - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 546 (60.60%) Linux
2 469 (52.05%) UNIX
3 418 (46.39%) Python
4 297 (32.96%) Java
5 287 (31.85%) SQL
6 244 (27.08%) Windows
7 224 (24.86%) Oracle
8 219 (24.31%) Red Hat
9 218 (24.20%) Finance
10 211 (23.42%) Banking
11 197 (21.86%) Bash Shell
12 176 (19.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 176 (19.53%) Shell Script
13 175 (19.42%) Ruby
14 165 (18.31%) Puppet
15 144 (15.98%) MySQL
16 138 (15.32%) PHP
16 138 (15.32%) C++
17 137 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
18 135 (14.98%) Apache
19 132 (14.65%) DevOps
20 120 (13.32%) Investment Banking
21 108 (11.99%) DNS
21 108 (11.99%) JavaScript
22 103 (11.43%) HTML
22 103 (11.43%) Solaris
23 97 (10.77%) Low Latency
24 91 (10.10%) C#
24 91 (10.10%) TCP/IP
25 90 (9.99%) Sybase

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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
1 135 (14.98%) Apache
2 56 (6.22%) WebLogic
3 51 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 47 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.66%) IIS
6 21 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.00%) Confluence
7 18 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
10 11 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 11 (1.22%) nginx
11 10 (1.11%) Moodle
11 10 (1.11%) Lync
12 9 (1.00%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.89%) Node.js
13 8 (0.89%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 35 (3.88%) MS Office
2 34 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Gephi
5 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.78%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.44%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.44%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (0.44%) Tridion
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) RMDS
4 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.89%) GitHub
4 8 (0.89%) SaaS
4 8 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.78%) ElastiCache
5 7 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.44%) Joyent
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (11.99%) DNS
2 91 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 87 (9.66%) Firewall
4 81 (8.99%) HTTP
5 58 (6.44%) Internet
6 57 (6.33%) LDAP
7 47 (5.22%) SAN
8 38 (4.22%) Multicast
9 36 (4.00%) SSL
10 28 (3.11%) SSH
11 24 (2.66%) VPN
12 22 (2.44%) SMTP
13 20 (2.22%) DHCP
14 18 (2.00%) NAS
15 17 (1.89%) BGP
16 15 (1.66%) FTP
16 15 (1.66%) SNMP
17 13 (1.44%) Network Security
18 11 (1.22%) BIG-IP
18 11 (1.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (15.98%) MySQL
2 88 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 61 (6.77%) Relational Database
4 52 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.33%) Oracle Database
6 46 (5.11%) DB2
7 43 (4.77%) RDBMS
8 41 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 34 (3.77%) Big Data
10 32 (3.55%) Hadoop
11 27 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
16 17 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.78%) Riak
17 16 (1.78%) CouchDB
18 13 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (8.88%) Subversion
2 74 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 48 (5.33%) JIRA
5 23 (2.55%) Hudson
6 19 (2.11%) Maven
7 17 (1.89%) Selenium
8 16 (1.78%) Ant
9 12 (1.33%) Introscope
10 11 (1.22%) JUnit
11 10 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.89%) Bower
12 8 (0.89%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.89%) Grunt
12 8 (0.89%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.78%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.55%) JBehave
15 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 218 (24.20%) Finance
2 211 (23.42%) Banking
3 120 (13.32%) Investment Banking
4 80 (8.88%) Front Office
5 39 (4.33%) Retail
6 16 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.22%) Games
9 7 (0.78%) Advertising
9 7 (0.78%) Publishing
9 7 (0.78%) Back Office
10 6 (0.67%) German Language
10 6 (0.67%) Marketing
11 5 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.22%) International Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 229 (25.42%) Developer
2 94 (10.43%) Analyst
3 85 (9.43%) Administrator
4 78 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 77 (8.55%) Support Engineer
6 70 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
7 63 (6.99%) Applications Support
8 53 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 53 (5.88%) Perl Developer
9 49 (5.44%) C++ Developer
9 49 (5.44%) Consultant
10 42 (4.66%) DBA
10 42 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (3.66%) Architect
12 29 (3.22%) Linux Administrator
13 26 (2.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 25 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (2.77%) Senior Developer
15 23 (2.55%) Linux Support
16 20 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (11.43%) HTML
2 89 (9.88%) Web Services
3 88 (9.77%) XML
4 85 (9.43%) .NET
5 72 (7.99%) LAMP
6 59 (6.55%) CSS
7 55 (6.10%) Middleware
8 52 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (4.66%) JSON
10 41 (4.55%) Rendezvous
11 32 (3.55%) REST
12 30 (3.33%) HTML5
13 25 (2.77%) J2EE
14 24 (2.66%) SOAP
14 24 (2.66%) STL
15 20 (2.22%) Ajax
16 19 (2.11%) Spring
16 19 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
16 19 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (2.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (7.33%) Fixed Income
3 52 (5.77%) Equities
4 51 (5.66%) Open Source
4 51 (5.66%) Clustering
5 49 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (5.33%) Computer Science
7 45 (4.99%) Derivative
8 31 (3.44%) Replication
9 19 (2.11%) Credit Risk
10 17 (1.89%) CLARiiON
10 17 (1.89%) Oracle Exalogic
11 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.22%) Symmetrix
14 10 (1.11%) User Experience
14 10 (1.11%) E-Learning
15 9 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.00%) Blackberry
15 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 546 (60.60%) Linux
2 469 (52.05%) UNIX
3 244 (27.08%) Windows
4 176 (19.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 103 (11.43%) Solaris
6 62 (6.88%) CentOS
7 42 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (3.77%) Ubuntu
9 29 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (3.11%) Debian
11 25 (2.77%) Windows XP
12 22 (2.44%) AIX
12 22 (2.44%) SUSE
13 16 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (1.55%) Windows 7
15 12 (1.33%) SELinux
16 9 (1.00%) HPUX
17 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (14.65%) DevOps
3 97 (10.77%) Low Latency
4 77 (8.55%) Electronic Trading
5 75 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (7.99%) Scrum
6 72 (7.99%) ITIL
7 65 (7.21%) Change Management
8 61 (6.77%) OO
9 55 (6.10%) Migration
10 50 (5.55%) Load Balancing
11 49 (5.44%) E-Commerce
12 48 (5.33%) Configuration Management
12 48 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 42 (4.66%) Project Management
13 42 (4.66%) TDD
14 36 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (4.00%) Analytics
15 34 (3.77%) Capacity Management
16 33 (3.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 418 (46.39%) Python
2 297 (32.96%) Java
3 287 (31.85%) SQL
4 197 (21.86%) Bash Shell
5 176 (19.53%) Shell Script
6 175 (19.42%) Ruby
7 138 (15.32%) PHP
7 138 (15.32%) C++
8 108 (11.99%) JavaScript
9 91 (10.10%) C#
10 72 (7.99%) PowerShell
11 68 (7.55%) C
12 51 (5.66%) Korn
13 20 (2.22%) AWK
14 19 (2.11%) C-shell
15 17 (1.89%) Scala
16 16 (1.78%) sed
16 16 (1.78%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.78%) Jython
17 15 (1.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (8.10%) Degree
2 21 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.22%) CCNP
6 10 (1.11%) CCNA
7 9 (1.00%) CCIE
8 8 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.78%) MCSE
10 6 (0.67%) MCITP
10 6 (0.67%) VCP5
10 6 (0.67%) ISEB
11 5 (0.55%) CCA
11 5 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.55%) RHCE
11 5 (0.55%) VCP4
12 4 (0.44%) MCTS
12 4 (0.44%) MCSA
12 4 (0.44%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.00%) QA
2 10 (1.11%) SLA
3 6 (0.67%) GPG13
4 5 (0.55%) Basel III
5 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 50 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 24 (2.66%) NFS
5 17 (1.89%) vCloud
6 16 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (1.66%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (1.33%) Varnish
10 9 (1.00%) vSphere
11 6 (0.67%) Docker
11 6 (0.67%) Xen
11 6 (0.67%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.55%) XenApp
12 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.55%) KVM
13 4 (0.44%) Squid
13 4 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 165 (18.31%) Puppet
2 90 (9.99%) Nagios
3 87 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (3.77%) ZABBIX
5 31 (3.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 27 (3.00%) Salt
7 23 (2.55%) Cacti
8 17 (1.89%) Zenoss
8 17 (1.89%) SCOM
9 16 (1.78%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (1.22%) Tivoli
11 11 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (1.22%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.11%) Ansible
12 10 (1.11%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.11%) YUM
12 10 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (1.00%) Opsview
14 8 (0.89%) RANCID
Vendors
1 224 (24.86%) Oracle
2 219 (24.31%) Red Hat
3 90 (9.99%) Sybase
4 79 (8.77%) VMware
5 72 (7.99%) Microsoft
6 66 (7.33%) IBM
7 52 (5.77%) TIBCO
8 49 (5.44%) Cisco
9 34 (3.77%) Reuters
10 32 (3.55%) EMC
11 31 (3.44%) MarketAxess
11 31 (3.44%) HP
12 29 (3.22%) Sun
13 27 (3.00%) Rackspace
14 23 (2.55%) eSpeed
15 21 (2.33%) Veritas
16 19 (2.11%) JBoss
16 19 (2.11%) Remedy
17 18 (2.00%) NetApp
18 17 (1.89%) F5
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