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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.40% 2.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.73% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate £350 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
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
59 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.60% 38.92% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Unix
3 26 (92.86%) Oracle
3 26 (92.86%) C
3 26 (92.86%) C++
3 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 26 (92.86%) STL
3 26 (92.86%) Multithreading
3 26 (92.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) iptables
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Python

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) C++ Developer
3 18 (64.29%) Linux Developer
3 18 (64.29%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (64.29%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Developer
3 18 (64.29%) Unix Developer
3 18 (64.29%) Unix Engineer
3 18 (64.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (92.86%) STL
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C
1 26 (92.86%) C++
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) F5
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) VMware