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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 15 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.74% 0.44% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.24% 1.59% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
68 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.79% 27.88% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 41
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) STL
3 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 8 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (8.33%) R
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) X.509
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) STL
1 8 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat