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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl Developer
Rank 545 543 511
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 68 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.100% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 30
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£360 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £440 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 26 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 3 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 -14 57 £338 -10.00% 5
London -16 30 £375 -9.09% 4
South East 0 18 £300 -14.28% 1
Hampshire +14 15 £300 -20.00% 1
Wales +7 9 £365 -8.75%
South Wales -2 9 £365 -8.75%
Cardiff +6 8 £378 +0.66%
Portsmouth - 6 £300 -
Manchester - 6 £375 -
North West - 6 £375 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
Winchester - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £400 -
Fareham - 2 £275 - 1
City of London -9 1 £550 +22.22%
Docklands, London - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £360 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £325 -
Guildford - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £360 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -

Perl Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 97 (100.00%) Perl
2 49 (50.52%) OO
3 41 (42.27%) Linux
4 38 (39.18%) SQL
5 36 (37.11%) UNIX
6 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (25.77%) MySQL
8 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
8 21 (21.65%) HTML
8 21 (21.65%) CSS
9 19 (19.59%) Shell Script
10 18 (18.56%) PHP
10 18 (18.56%) Catalyst
11 17 (17.53%) Moose
11 17 (17.53%) Java
12 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.49%) RESTful
13 14 (14.43%) Open Source
13 14 (14.43%) Apache
14 13 (13.40%) jQuery
14 13 (13.40%) Scala
15 12 (12.37%) Web Services
15 12 (12.37%) C++
16 11 (11.34%) Python
16 11 (11.34%) RDBMS
16 11 (11.34%) Ruby
16 11 (11.34%) TDD
16 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
16 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
17 10 (10.31%) DBIx::Class

Perl Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (14.43%) Apache
2 10 (10.31%) Drupal
3 5 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.15%) Zope
4 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 4 (4.12%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 3 (3.09%) 2G
4 3 (3.09%) Intranet
4 3 (3.09%) Internet
4 3 (3.09%) 3G
5 2 (2.06%) SSH
5 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.06%) 4G
6 1 (1.03%) LTE
6 1 (1.03%) Telnet
6 1 (1.03%) SNMP
6 1 (1.03%) DNS
6 1 (1.03%) DHCP
6 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) MySQL
2 11 (11.34%) RDBMS
2 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.25%) Informix
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.19%) DB2
5 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.12%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.12%) SimpleDB
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Legal
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) CSS
1 21 (21.65%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) Catalyst
3 17 (17.53%) Moose
4 16 (16.49%) RESTful
5 13 (13.40%) jQuery
6 12 (12.37%) Web Services
7 10 (10.31%) Mason
7 10 (10.31%) DBIx::Class
8 8 (8.25%) CPAN
9 6 (6.19%) XML
9 6 (6.19%) Mojolicious
10 5 (5.15%) OAuth
10 5 (5.15%) Django
10 5 (5.15%) Memcached
11 4 (4.12%) JSON
11 4 (4.12%) CGI
11 4 (4.12%) Plack
12 3 (3.09%) Dancer
12 3 (3.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.12%) Video on Demand
1 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Linux
2 36 (37.11%) UNIX
3 9 (9.28%) Solaris
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 4 (4.12%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) SUSE
6 1 (1.03%) Debian
6 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) OO
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.43%) Open Source
5 11 (11.34%) TDD
6 9 (9.28%) OO PHP
7 6 (6.19%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.19%) Web Development
7 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.15%) Scrum
8 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.12%) SIEM
9 4 (4.12%) MapReduce
9 4 (4.12%) ETL
9 4 (4.12%) SDLC
10 3 (3.09%) API Integration
10 3 (3.09%) ITIL
10 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Perl
2 38 (39.18%) SQL
3 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.59%) Shell Script
5 18 (18.56%) PHP
6 17 (17.53%) Java
7 13 (13.40%) Scala
8 12 (12.37%) C++
9 11 (11.34%) Ruby
9 11 (11.34%) Python
10 9 (9.28%) C
11 6 (6.19%) Korn
12 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.06%) VBA
13 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.03%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) NFS
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Sybase
2 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.12%) Veritas
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Nortel
6 1 (1.03%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.03%) Huawei
6 1 (1.03%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Fareham, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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