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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 26 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.84% 4.58% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 14.63% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +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
68 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.57% 31.30% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 30
Average daily rate £316 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £279 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) collectd
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) collectd
1 1 (33.33%) Opsview
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Akamai
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