The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 21 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.89% 7.94% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.22% 19.77% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Perl
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.00% 40.19% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 46
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.56 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -23.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Middlesex region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Middlesex region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 23 (95.83%) C
1 23 (95.83%) C++
1 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
2 20 (83.33%) Linux
3 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 19 (79.17%) STL
3 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
3 19 (79.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (75.00%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Tcl
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Swing
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Ada
6 3 (12.50%) HTTP
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Xen
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Software Engineer
2 19 (79.17%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (75.00%) C++ Developer
3 18 (75.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 18 (75.00%) Developer
3 18 (75.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 18 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (70.83%) Linux Developer
4 17 (70.83%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Developer
5 9 (37.50%) Unix Developer
5 9 (37.50%) Unix Engineer
5 9 (37.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 8 (33.33%) Architect
6 8 (33.33%) Linux Software Architect
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
6 8 (33.33%) Software Architect
7 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
7 6 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (79.17%) STL
2 4 (16.67%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C
1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Tcl
5 3 (12.50%) Ada
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) VMware