The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.66% 0.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.86% 29.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 22
Average daily rate £475 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
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 the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Midlands region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Midlands region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) JConsole
2 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) YourKit
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
2 2 (66.67%) Varnish
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVPN
2 2 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) IMAP
1 2 (66.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JConsole
1 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
1 2 (66.67%) YourKit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
1 2 (66.67%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau