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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl Developer
Rank 588 567 543
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 36 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.095% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.10% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 24
Average daily rate £375 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £345 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 14 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 9 February 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 +11 20 £375 -25.00% 4
South Wales +2 17 £375 -25.00% 3
Cardiff +4 15 £375 -25.00% 2
England -64 14 £400 -11.11% 14
London -22 8 £400 -11.11% 10
East of England +3 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 58 (100.00%) Perl
2 33 (56.90%) Unix
3 32 (55.17%) SQL
4 31 (53.45%) Java
4 31 (53.45%) OO
5 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (36.21%) Linux
7 20 (34.48%) jQuery
8 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
9 17 (29.31%) TDD
10 16 (27.59%) XML
11 15 (25.86%) Apache
11 15 (25.86%) HTML
11 15 (25.86%) Finance
11 15 (25.86%) RESTful
11 15 (25.86%) MongoDB
12 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
12 14 (24.14%) Scala
13 13 (22.41%) Go
14 12 (20.69%) Kafka
14 12 (20.69%) Redis
14 12 (20.69%) Cucumber
14 12 (20.69%) Selenium
14 12 (20.69%) Python
15 11 (18.97%) CSS
15 11 (18.97%) Mojolicious
16 10 (17.24%) PHP
17 9 (15.52%) Oracle
17 9 (15.52%) Legal
18 8 (13.79%) Banking

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 15 (25.86%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) BigMachines
1 3 (5.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) Intranet
2 4 (6.90%) SSL
3 3 (5.17%) 2G
3 3 (5.17%) 3G
3 3 (5.17%) LTE
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.45%) SNMP
4 2 (3.45%) Telnet
5 1 (1.72%) 4G
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MongoDB
2 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 12 (20.69%) Redis
4 7 (12.07%) MySQL
5 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.45%) DB2
9 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 12 (20.69%) Selenium
2 5 (8.62%) Concordion
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Legal
3 8 (13.79%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) jQuery
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 15 (25.86%) HTML
3 15 (25.86%) RESTful
4 12 (20.69%) Kafka
5 11 (18.97%) CSS
5 11 (18.97%) Mojolicious
6 8 (13.79%) Mason
7 7 (12.07%) LAMP
8 6 (10.34%) .NET
8 6 (10.34%) CGI
8 6 (10.34%) OAuth2
9 5 (8.62%) CSS3
9 5 (8.62%) HTML5
9 5 (8.62%) Middleware
9 5 (8.62%) Moose
10 4 (6.90%) Ajax
10 4 (6.90%) FastCGI
10 4 (6.90%) JSON
11 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Unix
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) OO
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 17 (29.31%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Open Source
5 8 (13.79%) Web Development
6 7 (12.07%) OOP
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.62%) CRM
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
9 4 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
11 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (3.45%) ETL
11 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Perl
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 31 (53.45%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) Scala
5 13 (22.41%) Go
6 12 (20.69%) Python
7 10 (17.24%) PHP
8 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
10 6 (10.34%) ANSI SQL
11 5 (8.62%) C#
12 3 (5.17%) Apex Code
12 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
12 3 (5.17%) C
12 3 (5.17%) C++
12 3 (5.17%) Korn
12 3 (5.17%) Ruby
12 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Sybase
3 3 (5.17%) Greenplum
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) Informatica
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.17%) Siebel
4 2 (3.45%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.45%) Huawei
4 2 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.45%) Nortel
5 1 (1.72%) Brocade
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) Talend
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Posted: 19 hours ago
South Wales
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
UK
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Rate: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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