The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Perl Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl Developer
Rank 627 579 539
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 34 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £297 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Perl Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Perl Developer in the job title.

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 25 July 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 29 £400 +18.51% 15
London -16 18 £413 +10.00% 8
West Midlands -24 8 £320 -
Worcestershire - 8 £320 -
Worcester - 8 £320 -
City of London +52 6 £299 -45.68% 1
Wales +19 5 £400 +12.59%
South Wales +13 5 £400 +12.59%
South East -10 3 £400 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £408 -
High Wycombe +7 2 £408 -
Cardiff +12 1 £400 +10.95%
Hampshire -11 1 £325 +8.33% 4
Hook - 1 £325 -
Southwark - 1 - -

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Perl Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Perl Developer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) Perl
2 41 (48.24%) Unix
3 39 (45.88%) SQL
4 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (36.47%) Java
6 30 (35.29%) Linux
7 28 (32.94%) OO
8 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 25 (29.41%) HTML
10 24 (28.24%) jQuery
11 23 (27.06%) TDD
11 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
11 23 (27.06%) CSS
12 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
13 19 (22.35%) XML
14 18 (21.18%) Selenium
15 16 (18.82%) MongoDB
15 16 (18.82%) NoSQL
16 15 (17.65%) Web Development
17 14 (16.47%) Finance
18 13 (15.29%) RESTful
19 12 (14.12%) Python
19 12 (14.12%) MySQL
19 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
19 12 (14.12%) Mojolicious
20 11 (12.94%) C++
20 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
21 10 (11.76%) Legal
22 9 (10.59%) Apache
23 8 (9.41%) Windows

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.59%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
2 1 (1.18%) SSH
2 1 (1.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) MongoDB
1 16 (18.82%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 7 (8.24%) Redis
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) OLTP
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) HPCC
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 18 (21.18%) Selenium
3 8 (9.41%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.88%) Concordion
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Legal
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) HTML
2 24 (28.24%) jQuery
3 23 (27.06%) CSS
4 19 (22.35%) XML
5 13 (15.29%) RESTful
6 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 12 (14.12%) Mojolicious
7 7 (8.24%) Ajax
7 7 (8.24%) Kafka
7 7 (8.24%) Moose
8 5 (5.88%) Catalyst
8 5 (5.88%) CPAN
8 5 (5.88%) DBIx::Class
8 5 (5.88%) Middleware
8 5 (5.88%) Node.js
8 5 (5.88%) XHTML
9 4 (4.71%) JSON
9 4 (4.71%) REST
9 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.53%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) Equities
6 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) Unix
2 30 (35.29%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Solaris
5 5 (5.88%) Debian
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) OO
3 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
3 23 (27.06%) TDD
4 15 (17.65%) Web Development
5 7 (8.24%) OOP
5 7 (8.24%) Scrum
6 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.71%) High Availability
8 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL
9 3 (3.53%) Open Source
9 3 (3.53%) Service Management
10 2 (2.35%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.35%) SOA
10 2 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Perl
2 39 (45.88%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) Java
4 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.12%) Python
6 11 (12.94%) C++
6 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.41%) Scala
8 7 (8.24%) Go
9 6 (7.06%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (7.06%) C
10 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.53%) Ruby
11 2 (2.35%) Korn
11 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.18%) C#
12 1 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) VMware
3 2 (2.35%) Sybase
4 1 (1.18%) Informatica
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft