The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 141 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 919 984 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.69% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 4.43% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 596 550
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.48 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21316 22213 20961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.07% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14629 14896 13287
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 502 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Perl
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl within the UK.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl within the UK.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Perl
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Perl
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -13 837 £450 +5.88% 261
London -19 455 £475 - 117
South East -12 163 £400 +6.66% 52
City of London +11 82 £550 +15.78% 37
Scotland +32 74 £344 -9.77% 3
North East +14 63 £320 -43.11% 3
Tyne and Wear +12 58 £320 -41.81% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 57 £320 -41.81% 3
Yorkshire +27 47 £500 +17.64% 12
Hampshire -10 44 £385 -0.64% 27
South West -4 43 £388 -3.12% 28
Glasgow +21 42 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire +13 42 £500 +17.64% 12
East of England -12 29 £453 +11.38% 16
Gloucestershire +2 24 £388 -8.82% 15
West Yorkshire +13 22 £425 -7.60% 9
North West +13 22 £425 +32.81% 19
South Yorkshire +11 22 £500 +17.64% 2
Sheffield +9 22 £500 +17.64% 2
Surrey -27 22 £425 +13.33% 3
Renfrewshire - 22 £320 -
Erskine - 22 £320 -
Reading +21 20 £450 - 8
West Sussex +12 18 £370 -
Manchester +2 18 £425 +32.81% 18
Buckinghamshire +18 15 £275 -38.88% 3
West Midlands -34 14 £500 +31.57% 6
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £300 -14.28% 10
Cambridge +11 11 £425 +21.42% 10
Wiltshire +8 11 £395 -15.05% 1

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Perl.

1 1501 (70.37%) Linux
2 1066 (49.98%) Unix
3 1061 (49.74%) Python
4 821 (38.49%) Java
5 621 (29.11%) SQL
6 592 (27.75%) DevOps
7 588 (27.57%) Bash Shell
8 587 (27.52%) Windows
9 549 (25.74%) Oracle
10 548 (25.69%) Puppet
11 532 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
12 474 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 470 (22.03%) Ruby
14 462 (21.66%) Finance
15 398 (18.66%) Shell Script
16 373 (17.49%) Apache
16 373 (17.49%) Configuration Management
17 359 (16.83%) ITIL
18 353 (16.55%) VMware
19 352 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
20 342 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
21 341 (15.99%) Jenkins
21 341 (15.99%) JavaScript
22 336 (15.75%) MySQL
23 334 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 332 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
25 309 (14.49%) TCP/IP
26 301 (14.11%) C++
27 296 (13.88%) Ansible
28 278 (13.03%) Security Cleared

Perl
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
1 373 (17.49%) Apache
2 242 (11.35%) Tomcat
3 136 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 114 (5.34%) WebLogic
5 110 (5.16%) JBoss
5 110 (5.16%) OpenStack
6 91 (4.27%) IIS
7 78 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 61 (2.86%) nginx
9 58 (2.72%) Confluence
10 31 (1.45%) MQSeries
11 28 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
12 27 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
13 26 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
14 25 (1.17%) Apache Pig
15 23 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 22 (1.03%) FileNet
17 19 (0.89%) Apache Spark
17 19 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 79 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.56%) SPSS
5 10 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.42%) Stata
7 8 (0.38%) HipChat
8 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.19%) Simulink
10 3 (0.14%) CATIA
11 1 (0.047%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 11 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.33%) Global One
6 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.19%) Relativity
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.094%) RMDS
10 1 (0.047%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.047%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.047%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.047%) Sophis RISQUE
10 1 (0.047%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 342 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (2.95%) PaaS
4 43 (2.02%) IaaS
5 40 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (1.83%) SaaS
7 37 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.13%) GitHub
10 21 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 21 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (0.84%) Google App Engine
12 16 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 15 (0.70%) OpenShift
13 15 (0.70%) Route 53
14 12 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.28%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 309 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 258 (12.10%) DNS
3 222 (10.41%) Firewall
4 195 (9.14%) LDAP
5 175 (8.20%) SAN
6 147 (6.89%) HTTP
7 141 (6.61%) SSL
8 82 (3.84%) WAN
9 77 (3.61%) Internet
10 73 (3.42%) VPN
11 64 (3.00%) iSCSI
12 53 (2.48%) FTP
13 50 (2.34%) NAS
14 47 (2.20%) Network Security
15 45 (2.11%) DHCP
16 43 (2.02%) SSH
17 40 (1.88%) LAN
17 40 (1.88%) SNMP
18 32 (1.50%) SMTP
19 29 (1.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (15.75%) MySQL
2 215 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 183 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 160 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 153 (7.17%) DB2
6 119 (5.58%) RDBMS
7 112 (5.25%) Oracle Database
8 94 (4.41%) NoSQL
9 92 (4.31%) MongoDB
10 77 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 53 (2.48%) Big Data
12 34 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (1.41%) OLTP
14 27 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.13%) Redis
16 23 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 22 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (0.98%) HBase
19 19 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 341 (15.99%) Jenkins
2 243 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 157 (7.36%) Subversion
4 136 (6.38%) JIRA
5 84 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 74 (3.47%) Maven
7 72 (3.38%) JUnit
8 66 (3.09%) Selenium
9 65 (3.05%) Hudson
10 61 (2.86%) ClearCase
11 56 (2.63%) Ant
12 50 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 49 (2.30%) Cucumber
14 43 (2.02%) Vagrant
15 42 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (1.88%) Travis CI
17 36 (1.69%) Gerrit
17 36 (1.69%) SonarQube
18 35 (1.64%) Artifactory
19 27 (1.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 462 (21.66%) Finance
2 250 (11.72%) Banking
3 66 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 54 (2.53%) Front Office
6 50 (2.34%) Retail
7 38 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 37 (1.73%) Legal
9 27 (1.27%) Law
10 25 (1.17%) Back Office
11 20 (0.94%) Publishing
12 14 (0.66%) Games
13 12 (0.56%) Marketing
14 11 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.47%) Advertising
16 9 (0.42%) Electronics
17 5 (0.23%) Military
18 4 (0.19%) French Language
18 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 445 (20.86%) Developer
2 371 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 267 (12.52%) Linux Engineer
4 203 (9.52%) Administrator
5 134 (6.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 132 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
7 116 (5.44%) Analyst
8 110 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 108 (5.06%) Unix Engineer
10 91 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
11 84 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 82 (3.84%) C++ Developer
12 82 (3.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 81 (3.80%) Consultant
14 76 (3.56%) AWS DevOps
14 76 (3.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 69 (3.23%) Applications Support
16 67 (3.14%) AWS Engineer
17 66 (3.09%) Perl Developer
17 66 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (10.83%) HTML
2 175 (8.20%) LAMP
3 173 (8.11%) XML
4 171 (8.02%) CSS
5 157 (7.36%) Web Services
6 132 (6.19%) .NET
7 106 (4.97%) J2EE
8 105 (4.92%) Middleware
9 95 (4.45%) Spring
10 91 (4.27%) jQuery
11 74 (3.47%) Node.js
12 67 (3.14%) LAPP Stack
13 57 (2.67%) JSON
13 57 (2.67%) STL
14 52 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
15 51 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
16 48 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
17 47 (2.20%) REST
18 46 (2.16%) JMS
19 45 (2.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 115 (5.39%) Clustering
4 68 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 55 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.06%) Equities
7 40 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 37 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (1.59%) DataPower
10 33 (1.55%) Derivative
11 32 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.50%) Fixed Income
12 31 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
12 31 (1.45%) Replication
13 27 (1.27%) Wiki
14 19 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.75%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.75%) PKI
15 16 (0.75%) STB
16 15 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1501 (70.37%) Linux
2 1066 (49.98%) Unix
3 587 (27.52%) Windows
4 334 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 261 (12.24%) Solaris
6 205 (9.61%) AIX
7 197 (9.24%) Windows Server
8 143 (6.70%) CentOS
9 90 (4.22%) Ubuntu
10 77 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (2.44%) Debian
11 52 (2.44%) HPUX
12 42 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (1.88%) SUSE
14 35 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 25 (1.17%) Windows XP
18 17 (0.80%) OS/390
19 13 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (27.75%) DevOps
2 532 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
3 373 (17.49%) Configuration Management
4 359 (16.83%) ITIL
5 332 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (10.22%) Software Engineering
7 164 (7.69%) SDLC
8 161 (7.55%) OO
9 142 (6.66%) Scrum
10 123 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 123 (5.77%) Migration
11 122 (5.72%) Release Management
12 120 (5.63%) High Availability
13 119 (5.58%) TDD
14 114 (5.34%) Service Management
15 111 (5.20%) Open Source
16 108 (5.06%) E-Commerce
17 97 (4.55%) Load Balancing
18 93 (4.36%) Unit Testing
19 84 (3.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1061 (49.74%) Python
2 821 (38.49%) Java
3 621 (29.11%) SQL
4 588 (27.57%) Bash Shell
5 470 (22.03%) Ruby
6 398 (18.66%) Shell Script
7 341 (15.99%) JavaScript
8 301 (14.11%) C++
9 268 (12.56%) PHP
10 256 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 209 (9.80%) C
12 160 (7.50%) Korn
13 131 (6.14%) C#
14 97 (4.55%) VB
15 85 (3.98%) PL/SQL
16 55 (2.58%) Bourne shell
17 52 (2.44%) C-shell
18 38 (1.78%) Scala
19 37 (1.73%) VBScript
20 36 (1.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 278 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 181 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 94 (4.41%) Degree
4 59 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 47 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.55%) RHCE
7 32 (1.50%) CISSP
8 29 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.13%) AAT
9 24 (1.13%) CCNP
10 21 (0.98%) CCNA
11 17 (0.80%) CISA
11 17 (0.80%) CISM
12 16 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.70%) CEH
13 15 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.61%) RHCSA
15 12 (0.56%) GIAC
15 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.02%) QA
2 36 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 34 (1.59%) SLA
4 32 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.33%) SDET
8 5 (0.23%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.14%) WCAG
11 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.094%) WAI
12 1 (0.047%) DO-254
12 1 (0.047%) GPG13
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.047%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 226 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 155 (7.27%) Docker
4 88 (4.13%) Samba
5 73 (3.42%) vSphere
6 50 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.11%) NFS
9 38 (1.78%) Xen
10 35 (1.64%) KVM
11 28 (1.31%) Hyper-V
11 28 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 27 (1.27%) vCloud
13 24 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 20 (0.94%) VMware ESX
15 16 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
15 16 (0.75%) Squid
15 16 (0.75%) Veritas File System
16 14 (0.66%) Firmware
17 11 (0.52%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 548 (25.69%) Puppet
2 352 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
3 296 (13.88%) Ansible
4 148 (6.94%) Nagios
5 101 (4.74%) Tivoli
6 64 (3.00%) HP SiteScope
7 52 (2.44%) Kibana
8 49 (2.30%) MOM
9 44 (2.06%) Control-M
10 43 (2.02%) HAProxy
11 40 (1.88%) Salt
12 39 (1.83%) ZABBIX
13 37 (1.73%) logstash
14 34 (1.59%) Terraform
15 33 (1.55%) Netcool
16 30 (1.41%) SCOM
17 21 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
18 20 (0.94%) Cacti
19 19 (0.89%) CFEngine
19 19 (0.89%) Graphite
Vendors
1 549 (25.74%) Oracle
2 474 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 353 (16.55%) VMware
4 197 (9.24%) HP
5 187 (8.77%) Microsoft
6 178 (8.35%) IBM
7 112 (5.25%) Sybase
8 82 (3.84%) Splunk
9 78 (3.66%) CA
10 73 (3.42%) BMC
11 71 (3.33%) Cisco
12 70 (3.28%) Veritas
13 64 (3.00%) F5
14 57 (2.67%) Sun
15 56 (2.63%) ServiceNow
16 52 (2.44%) EMC
17 51 (2.39%) Informatica
18 47 (2.20%) Google
19 45 (2.11%) Atlassian
20 35 (1.64%) SaltStack
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North West
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
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London
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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London
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London
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