The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 31 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.43% 1.29% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 5.26% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.33% 24.46% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
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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 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Salt
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) STB
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) STB
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Munin
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) F5