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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl Developer
Rank 580 548 554
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 38 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.072% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.078% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 13
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£400 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £318 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 October 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 24 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 October 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 -34 30 £413 -2.94% 10
London -8 24 £413 -8.33% 3
East of England - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
South West -40 1 £500 +56.86%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 83 (100.00%) Perl
2 50 (60.24%) Linux
3 46 (55.42%) UNIX
4 43 (51.81%) OO
5 40 (48.19%) Java
6 34 (40.96%) Shell Script
7 33 (39.76%) DNS
8 32 (38.55%) XML
9 31 (37.35%) MySQL
9 31 (37.35%) Subversion
10 28 (33.73%) SQL
10 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
11 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (28.92%) WebLogic
13 23 (27.71%) Red Hat
13 23 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (24.10%) Change Management
14 20 (24.10%) SUSE
15 19 (22.89%) TDD
15 19 (22.89%) Oracle Exalogic
16 18 (21.69%) Banking
16 18 (21.69%) Finance
16 18 (21.69%) Apache
17 17 (20.48%) LAMP
18 15 (18.07%) PHP
18 15 (18.07%) HTML
18 15 (18.07%) HTTP
19 13 (15.66%) CSS
19 13 (15.66%) jQuery
20 12 (14.46%) Internet

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (28.92%) WebLogic
2 18 (21.69%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Zope
5 2 (2.41%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.76%) DNS
2 28 (33.73%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.07%) HTTP
4 12 (14.46%) Internet
5 7 (8.43%) SMTP
6 6 (7.23%) SSL
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.61%) LDAP
9 2 (2.41%) Intranet
9 2 (2.41%) Telnet
10 1 (1.20%) 2G
10 1 (1.20%) SSH
10 1 (1.20%) 3G
10 1 (1.20%) LTE
10 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.20%) FTP
10 1 (1.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) MySQL
2 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.41%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.41%) SimpleDB
8 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (1.20%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.20%) ObjectDB
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Subversion
2 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) Redmine
4 2 (2.41%) Concordion
5 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
1 18 (21.69%) Banking
2 7 (8.43%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Front Office
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.55%) XML
2 17 (20.48%) LAMP
3 15 (18.07%) HTML
4 13 (15.66%) CSS
4 13 (15.66%) jQuery
5 12 (14.46%) JSON
6 11 (13.25%) CPAN
7 10 (12.05%) Mojolicious
8 8 (9.64%) RESTful
8 8 (9.64%) Web Services
9 6 (7.23%) CGI
9 6 (7.23%) Mason
9 6 (7.23%) OAuth
9 6 (7.23%) REST
9 6 (7.23%) FastCGI
10 4 (4.82%) Django
10 4 (4.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (4.82%) Java EE
11 3 (3.61%) Ajax
11 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle Exalogic
2 7 (8.43%) Open Source
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Derivative
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.24%) Linux
2 46 (55.42%) UNIX
3 23 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (24.10%) SUSE
5 4 (4.82%) Windows
5 4 (4.82%) Solaris
6 3 (3.61%) Debian
7 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) OO
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) Change Management
4 19 (22.89%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) OOP
5 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.64%) Scrum
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.23%) Web Development
7 6 (7.23%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.82%) Product Management
8 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Refactoring
8 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.61%) Coaching
9 3 (3.61%) MapReduce
10 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Perl
2 40 (48.19%) Java
3 34 (40.96%) Shell Script
4 28 (33.73%) SQL
5 15 (18.07%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.43%) C
6 7 (8.43%) Scala
7 6 (7.23%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) Ruby
8 5 (6.02%) Python
9 3 (3.61%) Erlang
10 2 (2.41%) Tcl
10 2 (2.41%) C#
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (1.20%) PHP4
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) NetApp
4 4 (4.82%) F5
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.20%) SunGard
6 1 (1.20%) EMC
6 1 (1.20%) Nortel
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Talend
6 1 (1.20%) Huawei
6 1 (1.20%) Zend
6 1 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks