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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.63% 8.97% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 22.58% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Median daily rate £360 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £350 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.38%

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
42 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.06% 39.74% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 40
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017, 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 (82.76%) C++
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) Linux
4 20 (68.97%) Unix
4 20 (68.97%) C
5 19 (65.52%) Java
6 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
7 17 (58.62%) STL
8 13 (44.83%) Oracle
8 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
8 13 (44.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (24.14%) HTTP
9 7 (24.14%) Python
10 6 (20.69%) Ada
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) Tcl
10 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
12 3 (10.34%) Advertising
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.34%) Fiddler
12 3 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
13 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
13 2 (6.90%) Ingres
14 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
14 1 (3.45%) DVB
14 1 (3.45%) MPEG

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Ingres
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 17 (58.62%) C++ Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Architect
3 13 (44.83%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Linux Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Linux Software Architect
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle Architect
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Software Architect
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) STL
2 13 (44.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.45%) MPEG
2 1 (3.45%) PlayStation
2 1 (3.45%) STB
2 1 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Unix
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C++
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) C
4 19 (65.52%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) Ada
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Tcl
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) SaltStack