The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 8 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.48% 7.32% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.31% 22.64% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
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
65 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.83% 32.32% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Perl.

1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) Linux
4 20 (66.67%) Java
4 20 (66.67%) Unix
4 20 (66.67%) C
5 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (56.67%) STL
7 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
7 13 (43.33%) Oracle
7 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (26.67%) Python
9 7 (23.33%) HTTP
10 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.00%) Tcl
10 6 (20.00%) Ada
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) DevOps
10 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) Advertising
11 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
11 3 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (6.67%) Ingres
12 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (3.33%) CentOS
13 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
13 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) DVB
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Ingres
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 17 (56.67%) C++ Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Architect
4 13 (43.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 13 (43.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) Linux Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Linux Software Architect
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle Architect
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Software Architect
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) STL
2 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.33%) MPEG
2 1 (3.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (3.33%) STB
2 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) SOA
4 1 (3.33%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 20 (66.67%) C
3 20 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) Ada
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Tcl
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.33%) VMware