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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl Developer
Rank 611 541 521
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 45 86 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 51
Median daily rate £400 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -56 32 £400 +6.66% 9
London -26 18 £425 -5.55% 5
Wales +12 11 £388 +7.48%
South Wales +2 11 £388 +7.48%
Worcestershire - 9 £315 -
West Midlands - 9 £315 - 1
Worcester - 9 £315 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £390 -
Cardiff -8 5 £375 +4.02%
South East -28 5 £390 +30.00% 3
City of London +39 4 £299 -45.68% 2
High Wycombe +9 3 £400 -
Edinburgh -1 2 £388 -12.67%
Scotland -18 2 £388 -
Newport - 1 £400 -

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 42 (49.41%) SQL
3 41 (48.24%) Unix
4 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (41.18%) Java
6 31 (36.47%) OO
7 28 (32.94%) jQuery
8 27 (31.76%) TDD
8 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 26 (30.59%) HTML
9 26 (30.59%) CSS
10 25 (29.41%) Software Engineering
11 23 (27.06%) Linux
12 22 (25.88%) Cucumber
13 20 (23.53%) XML
13 20 (23.53%) Selenium
14 18 (21.18%) MongoDB
14 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
15 16 (18.82%) Web Development
16 14 (16.47%) RESTful
16 14 (16.47%) Finance
16 14 (16.47%) Mojolicious
17 12 (14.12%) Oracle
18 11 (12.94%) Python
18 11 (12.94%) Legal
18 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
19 10 (11.76%) Scala
19 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
19 10 (11.76%) C++
20 9 (10.59%) Redis

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 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.71%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) BigMachines
1 2 (2.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MongoDB
1 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.59%) Redis
3 7 (8.24%) MySQL
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
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%) OLTP
7 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Cucumber
2 20 (23.53%) Selenium
3 8 (9.41%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.88%) Concordion
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Legal
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) jQuery
2 26 (30.59%) CSS
2 26 (30.59%) HTML
3 20 (23.53%) XML
4 14 (16.47%) Mojolicious
4 14 (16.47%) RESTful
5 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.59%) Kafka
7 8 (9.41%) Moose
8 7 (8.24%) Ajax
9 6 (7.06%) Catalyst
10 5 (5.88%) CPAN
10 5 (5.88%) DBIx::Class
10 5 (5.88%) Mason
10 5 (5.88%) Middleware
10 5 (5.88%) REST
10 5 (5.88%) XHTML
11 4 (4.71%) JSON
11 4 (4.71%) OAuth2
11 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.53%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) Unix
2 23 (27.06%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Debian
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) OO
3 27 (31.76%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.82%) Web Development
6 7 (8.24%) OOP
6 7 (8.24%) Scrum
7 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.71%) CRM
9 4 (4.71%) High Availability
9 4 (4.71%) Open Source
9 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL
10 3 (3.53%) Service Management
11 2 (2.35%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.35%) Kanban
11 2 (2.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Perl
2 42 (49.41%) SQL
3 35 (41.18%) Java
4 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.94%) Python
6 10 (11.76%) C++
6 10 (11.76%) Scala
6 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.59%) Go
8 8 (9.41%) C
9 6 (7.06%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (4.71%) Ruby
11 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.35%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.35%) C#
12 2 (2.35%) Korn
12 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.18%) VB
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 1 (1.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.35%) Siebel
2 2 (2.35%) Sybase
3 1 (1.18%) Informatica
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) VMware