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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 11 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.21% 0.41% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.24% 1.25% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
84 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.58% 32.92% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.56 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.48% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 28 August 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) UNIX
3 16 (80.00%) C
3 16 (80.00%) C++
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle
4 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 15 (75.00%) STL
4 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
4 15 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) F5
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) X.509
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) C++ Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) STL
1 15 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Tcl
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas