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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl Developer
Rank 605 563 529
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 53 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 54
Average daily rate £390 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 18 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wales +19 25 £375 +3.37%
England -53 24 £400 +14.28% 17
South Wales +5 23 £375 +3.37%
Cardiff -12 18 £375 +3.37%
London -12 15 £435 +16.00% 3
South East -31 5 £390 +30.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £390 -4.87% 2
West Midlands -3 4 £214 - 4
Scotland -18 4 £388 -
Worcestershire - 4 £214 - 1
Worcester - 4 £214 - 1
Edinburgh -11 3 £388 -12.67%
High Wycombe +4 2 £395 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £388 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) Perl
2 41 (54.67%) Unix
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (53.33%) SQL
4 36 (48.00%) Java
5 35 (46.67%) OO
6 29 (38.67%) TDD
6 29 (38.67%) Software Engineering
7 28 (37.33%) jQuery
8 23 (30.67%) Cucumber
8 23 (30.67%) MongoDB
9 22 (29.33%) NoSQL
9 22 (29.33%) CSS
9 22 (29.33%) HTML
10 21 (28.00%) Selenium
11 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
12 19 (25.33%) Linux
13 18 (24.00%) Mojolicious
14 17 (22.67%) RESTful
15 15 (20.00%) XML
16 14 (18.67%) Legal
16 14 (18.67%) Scala
17 13 (17.33%) Redis
17 13 (17.33%) Kafka
17 13 (17.33%) Go
17 13 (17.33%) Finance
18 12 (16.00%) Oracle
18 12 (16.00%) Web Development
19 9 (12.00%) Python
20 8 (10.67%) Apache

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) BigMachines
1 3 (4.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) 2G
2 1 (1.33%) 3G
2 1 (1.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) MongoDB
2 22 (29.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.33%) Redis
4 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.67%) MySQL
6 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.33%) Big Data
9 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.33%) HPCC
9 1 (1.33%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Cucumber
2 21 (28.00%) Selenium
3 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.67%) Concordion
4 5 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 14 (18.67%) Legal
2 13 (17.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) jQuery
2 22 (29.33%) CSS
2 22 (29.33%) HTML
3 18 (24.00%) Mojolicious
4 17 (22.67%) RESTful
5 15 (20.00%) XML
6 13 (17.33%) Kafka
7 8 (10.67%) Moose
8 7 (9.33%) OAuth2
9 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.00%) Catalyst
9 6 (8.00%) Mason
10 5 (6.67%) Ajax
10 5 (6.67%) CPAN
10 5 (6.67%) DBIx::Class
10 5 (6.67%) Middleware
10 5 (6.67%) REST
11 4 (5.33%) JSON
12 3 (4.00%) CSS3
12 3 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.00%) Statistics
3 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 41 (54.67%) Unix
2 19 (25.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Debian
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) OO
3 29 (38.67%) Software Engineering
3 29 (38.67%) TDD
4 12 (16.00%) Web Development
5 7 (9.33%) Scrum
6 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) High Availability
8 4 (5.33%) OOP
8 4 (5.33%) Open Source
8 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.00%) BDD
9 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL
9 3 (4.00%) Service Management
10 2 (2.67%) Kanban
10 2 (2.67%) Refactoring
10 2 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Perl
2 40 (53.33%) SQL
3 36 (48.00%) Java
4 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.67%) Scala
6 13 (17.33%) Go
7 9 (12.00%) Python
8 7 (9.33%) C++
9 6 (8.00%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (8.00%) C
9 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.33%) PHP
10 4 (5.33%) Ruby
11 3 (4.00%) Apex Code
11 3 (4.00%) C#
11 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.67%) Korn
12 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.00%) Siebel
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.33%) Brocade
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.33%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.33%) NetApp
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
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