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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl Developer
Rank 562 556 519
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 49 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.080% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 32
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £460 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 18 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 29 July 2015. 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 -3 46 £338 -3.57% 3
London +5 28 £375 +5.63% 2
Hampshire +8 9 £300 -17.24%
South East -16 9 £300 -14.28% 1
North West - 5 £375 -
Manchester - 5 £375 -
Birmingham +10 4 - -
West Midlands +6 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
Wales -6 2 £358 -4.66%
South Wales -9 2 £358 -4.66%
Salford - 2 £400 -
Fareham - 2 £275 -
City of London +2 1 £550 +22.22%
Cardiff -8 1 £390 +4.00%
Newport - 1 £325 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) Perl
2 49 (52.13%) OO
3 40 (42.55%) Linux
4 39 (41.49%) SQL
5 32 (34.04%) UNIX
6 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (27.66%) MySQL
8 23 (24.47%) CSS
8 23 (24.47%) HTML
9 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.21%) Catalyst
11 18 (19.15%) Moose
11 18 (19.15%) PHP
12 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
13 16 (17.02%) RESTful
13 16 (17.02%) Open Source
14 15 (15.96%) Java
15 14 (14.89%) Apache
16 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
16 13 (13.83%) Scala
16 13 (13.83%) jQuery
17 12 (12.77%) Ruby
17 12 (12.77%) RDBMS
17 12 (12.77%) Python
17 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
17 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
18 11 (11.70%) DBIx::Class
18 11 (11.70%) Oracle
18 11 (11.70%) TDD
18 11 (11.70%) Mason

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 14 (14.89%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) Drupal
3 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.32%) Zope
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.32%) SAN
3 4 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.19%) 2G
4 3 (3.19%) Intranet
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) 3G
4 3 (3.19%) HTTP
5 2 (2.13%) SSL
5 2 (2.13%) 4G
6 1 (1.06%) LTE
6 1 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (1.06%) SNMP
6 1 (1.06%) DNS
6 1 (1.06%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.51%) Informix
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.38%) DB2
5 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.26%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.26%) SimpleDB
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
1 5 (5.32%) Legal
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) CSS
1 23 (24.47%) HTML
2 19 (20.21%) Catalyst
3 18 (19.15%) Moose
4 16 (17.02%) RESTful
5 13 (13.83%) jQuery
6 11 (11.70%) Mason
6 11 (11.70%) DBIx::Class
7 9 (9.57%) CPAN
7 9 (9.57%) Web Services
8 6 (6.38%) XML
8 6 (6.38%) Mojolicious
9 5 (5.32%) OAuth
9 5 (5.32%) JSON
9 5 (5.32%) Django
9 5 (5.32%) Memcached
10 4 (4.26%) XHTML
10 4 (4.26%) CGI
10 4 (4.26%) .NET
10 4 (4.26%) Plack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.26%) Video on Demand
1 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.55%) Linux
2 32 (34.04%) UNIX
3 9 (9.57%) Solaris
4 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Windows
5 4 (4.26%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) SUSE
6 1 (1.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) OO
2 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.02%) Open Source
5 11 (11.70%) TDD
6 9 (9.57%) OO PHP
7 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.38%) Web Development
9 5 (5.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.32%) Scrum
9 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.26%) SIEM
10 4 (4.26%) MapReduce
10 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.26%) SDLC
10 4 (4.26%) ETL
11 3 (3.19%) ITIL
11 3 (3.19%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Perl
2 39 (41.49%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.15%) PHP
5 15 (15.96%) Java
6 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.83%) Scala
7 12 (12.77%) Ruby
7 12 (12.77%) Python
8 8 (8.51%) C++
9 6 (6.38%) C
9 6 (6.38%) Korn
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.13%) VBA
11 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.06%) C#
12 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.06%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) NFS
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) Sybase
2 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Veritas
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Nortel
6 1 (1.06%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.06%) Huawei
6 1 (1.06%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks