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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl Developer
Rank 623 624 579
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 21 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.054% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 25
Median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median 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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 10 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 29 August 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 0 21 £413 +22.22% 9
London -9 17 £425 +13.33% 3
City of London - 6 £413 - 1
South East +10 3 £300 +7.14% 4
Hampshire +8 3 £300 +7.14% 4
Hook - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -33 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (100.00%) Perl
2 36 (54.55%) Linux
3 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) CSS
4 25 (37.88%) Unix
5 22 (33.33%) HTML
6 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.79%) Java
8 18 (27.27%) Web Development
9 16 (24.24%) TDD
9 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
10 15 (22.73%) XML
10 15 (22.73%) MySQL
11 14 (21.21%) jQuery
12 11 (16.67%) Selenium
13 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
13 10 (15.15%) C++
14 9 (13.64%) C
14 9 (13.64%) HTTP
14 9 (13.64%) OO
14 9 (13.64%) Python
14 9 (13.64%) Finance
14 9 (13.64%) Ajax
14 9 (13.64%) Subversion
15 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
15 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
15 8 (12.12%) CPAN
15 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (7.58%) Apache
1 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) FTP
2 3 (4.55%) SSH
2 3 (4.55%) Telnet
3 1 (1.52%) Skype
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) OLTP
7 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
2 11 (16.67%) Selenium
3 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.64%) Subversion
5 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) CSS
2 22 (33.33%) HTML
3 15 (22.73%) XML
4 14 (21.21%) jQuery
5 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.64%) Ajax
7 8 (12.12%) Catalyst
7 8 (12.12%) CPAN
7 8 (12.12%) DBIx::Class
7 8 (12.12%) Moose
8 7 (10.61%) JSON
9 5 (7.58%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (7.58%) LAMP
9 5 (7.58%) Plack
9 5 (7.58%) RESTful
10 4 (6.06%) Node.js
10 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.06%) XHTML
11 2 (3.03%) CGI
11 2 (3.03%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Solaris
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Debian
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Web Development
3 16 (24.24%) TDD
4 9 (13.64%) OO
5 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.61%) High Availability
6 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) OOP
8 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 5 (7.58%) SOA
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL
10 3 (4.55%) Service Management
10 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.03%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Perl
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 27 (40.91%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) Java
4 10 (15.15%) C++
5 9 (13.64%) C
5 9 (13.64%) Python
6 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.09%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) Go
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) VMware