The table below looks at the statistics for the Perl Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl Developer
Rank 560 508 551
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 39 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 22
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Perl Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Perl Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perl Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK.

Perl Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Perl Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Perl Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Perl Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK.

Perl Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Perl Developer
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 35 £390 +4.00% 6
London 0 26 £413 -8.33% 4
City of London +23 3 £425 -5.55% 1
South East -3 3 £363 +8.20% 1
Cardiff -5 3 £388 +14.81%
South Wales -10 3 £388 +14.81%
Wales -13 3 £388 +14.81%
Hampshire -10 2 £363 +9.84% 1
East of England -24 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £285 -
Birmingham -2 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Bristol -20 1 - -
South West -53 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Chester - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Perl Developer in their job title 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 with Perl Developer in their job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Perl
2 60 (58.82%) UNIX
3 56 (54.90%) Linux
4 47 (46.08%) Java
4 47 (46.08%) OO
5 39 (38.24%) Shell Script
6 38 (37.25%) SQL
7 28 (27.45%) XML
8 27 (26.47%) MySQL
8 27 (26.47%) Subversion
9 25 (24.51%) DNS
10 24 (23.53%) Finance
11 23 (22.55%) Banking
12 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (21.57%) TDD
13 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
13 20 (19.61%) jQuery
14 19 (18.63%) LAMP
15 18 (17.65%) WebLogic
15 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
16 17 (16.67%) HTML
16 17 (16.67%) Apache
16 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 17 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (16.67%) Mojolicious
17 16 (15.69%) Change Management
17 16 (15.69%) SUSE
18 15 (14.71%) PHP
18 15 (14.71%) CSS
18 15 (14.71%) JSON

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Perl Developer in their job title 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 with Perl Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 17 (16.67%) Apache
3 10 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.90%) CMS
5 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.98%) Zope
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Office
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) DNS
2 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.76%) HTTP
4 9 (8.82%) Internet
5 7 (6.86%) SMTP
6 4 (3.92%) SSL
7 3 (2.94%) Telnet
8 2 (1.96%) SSH
8 2 (1.96%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.96%) Intranet
8 2 (1.96%) DHCP
8 2 (1.96%) FTP
9 1 (0.98%) SNMP
9 1 (0.98%) LDAP
9 1 (0.98%) LTE
9 1 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.98%) 2G
9 1 (0.98%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) MySQL
2 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Informix
7 1 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Subversion
2 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.90%) JIRA
4 4 (3.92%) Redmine
5 3 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.98%) Log4j
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.98%) Concordion
6 1 (0.98%) SVK
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) XML
2 20 (19.61%) jQuery
3 19 (18.63%) LAMP
4 17 (16.67%) HTML
4 17 (16.67%) Mojolicious
5 15 (14.71%) CSS
5 15 (14.71%) JSON
5 15 (14.71%) RESTful
6 14 (13.73%) OAuth
7 13 (12.75%) CPAN
8 5 (4.90%) Web Services
8 5 (4.90%) Ajax
9 4 (3.92%) CGI
9 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.92%) Spring
9 4 (3.92%) FastCGI
10 3 (2.94%) Mason
10 3 (2.94%) HTML5
10 3 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle Exalogic
2 7 (6.86%) Equities
3 5 (4.90%) Open Source
4 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (58.82%) UNIX
2 56 (54.90%) Linux
3 17 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (15.69%) SUSE
5 6 (5.88%) Windows
6 4 (3.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) OO
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.57%) TDD
3 16 (15.69%) Change Management
4 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) Scrum
6 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.88%) OOP
8 5 (4.90%) Web Development
8 5 (4.90%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (3.92%) Product Management
10 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.94%) Regression Testing
11 2 (1.96%) ETL
11 2 (1.96%) E-Commerce
11 2 (1.96%) Use Case
11 2 (1.96%) Software Architecture
11 2 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Perl
2 47 (46.08%) Java
3 39 (38.24%) Shell Script
4 38 (37.25%) SQL
5 15 (14.71%) PHP
6 14 (13.73%) Scala
7 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.90%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) Ruby
10 4 (3.92%) Python
10 4 (3.92%) C
11 3 (2.94%) C#
12 2 (1.96%) Tcl
13 1 (0.98%) Erlang
13 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) CCNA
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) Sybase
4 4 (3.92%) JBoss
4 4 (3.92%) SunGard
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.96%) Juniper
6 2 (1.96%) F5
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) Talend
7 1 (0.98%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Huawei
7 1 (0.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.98%) Sencha
7 1 (0.98%) Sun
7 1 (0.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.98%) Nortel
7 1 (0.98%) Cognos
7 1 (0.98%) Business Objects