The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 30 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.42% 4.15% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 15.07% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
Perl
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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
66 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.85% 27.55% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 30
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) collectd
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) collectd
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai
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