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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl Developer
Rank 577 528 575
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 36 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 17
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £312 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 20 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 18 September 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 -51 31 £413 +10.00% 11
London -12 18 £438 -2.77% 8
South East -6 3 £363 +8.20% 2
East of England -26 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £293 -
City of London +15 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Hampshire -13 2 £363 +9.84% 1
South West -48 2 £500 +63.93%
Bristol -20 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 87 (100.00%) Perl
2 54 (62.07%) Linux
3 50 (57.47%) UNIX
4 43 (49.43%) OO
5 39 (44.83%) Java
6 36 (41.38%) Shell Script
7 31 (35.63%) XML
8 30 (34.48%) DNS
8 30 (34.48%) Subversion
9 29 (33.33%) SQL
10 28 (32.18%) MySQL
10 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
12 21 (24.14%) Red Hat
12 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
12 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (21.84%) TDD
13 19 (21.84%) LAMP
14 18 (20.69%) SUSE
14 18 (20.69%) Banking
14 18 (20.69%) Change Management
14 18 (20.69%) Apache
15 17 (19.54%) HTML
15 17 (19.54%) Finance
15 17 (19.54%) jQuery
15 17 (19.54%) Oracle Exalogic
16 16 (18.39%) PHP
17 15 (17.24%) CSS
17 15 (17.24%) HTTP
18 14 (16.09%) JSON

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 18 (20.69%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Zope
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.48%) DNS
2 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) HTTP
4 11 (12.64%) Internet
5 7 (8.05%) SMTP
6 5 (5.75%) SSL
7 4 (4.60%) DHCP
8 3 (3.45%) LDAP
8 3 (3.45%) Telnet
8 3 (3.45%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.30%) SSH
9 2 (2.30%) Intranet
9 2 (2.30%) FTP
10 1 (1.15%) SNMP
10 1 (1.15%) LTE
10 1 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.15%) 2G
10 1 (1.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Subversion
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Redmine
4 2 (2.30%) Concordion
5 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.15%) SVK
5 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (20.69%) Banking
2 17 (19.54%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) XML
2 19 (21.84%) LAMP
3 17 (19.54%) HTML
3 17 (19.54%) jQuery
4 15 (17.24%) CSS
5 14 (16.09%) JSON
5 14 (16.09%) Mojolicious
6 13 (14.94%) CPAN
7 11 (12.64%) RESTful
8 10 (11.49%) OAuth
9 7 (8.05%) Web Services
10 5 (5.75%) CGI
10 5 (5.75%) Ajax
10 5 (5.75%) FastCGI
11 4 (4.60%) REST
11 4 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.45%) Java EE
12 3 (3.45%) Mason
13 2 (2.30%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle Exalogic
2 7 (8.05%) Open Source
3 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) Linux
2 50 (57.47%) UNIX
3 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (20.69%) SUSE
5 6 (6.90%) Windows
5 6 (6.90%) Solaris
6 3 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) OO
2 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) TDD
4 18 (20.69%) Change Management
5 9 (10.34%) Scrum
6 8 (9.20%) OOP
6 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.05%) Migration
8 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.75%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.75%) Web Development
9 5 (5.75%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.45%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Product Management
10 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Coaching
11 2 (2.30%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Perl
2 39 (44.83%) Java
3 36 (41.38%) Shell Script
4 29 (33.33%) SQL
5 16 (18.39%) PHP
6 10 (11.49%) Scala
7 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.05%) C
8 7 (8.05%) C++
9 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.75%) Python
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
11 3 (3.45%) Erlang
11 3 (3.45%) C#
12 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.30%) Tcl
13 1 (1.15%) PHP4
13 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) CCNA
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) JBoss
4 3 (3.45%) Sybase
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) Sun
4 3 (3.45%) NetApp
4 3 (3.45%) F5
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.15%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.15%) Huawei
6 1 (1.15%) Zend
6 1 (1.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) Nortel
6 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.15%) Cognos
6 1 (1.15%) Talend
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