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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK
Rank 161 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 749 888 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.71% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 4.47% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 575 523
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 22
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £29.64 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.38%

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
18446 19864 19532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.67% 38.19% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12706 13500 12868
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 486 416
Median hourly rate £41.82 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -10 658 £450 - 256
London +9 400 £450 -5.26% 101
South East -2 95 £475 +26.66% 72
City of London -6 49 £470 -6.00% 27
North West +20 41 £400 -5.88% 21
Scotland +37 36 £425 +7.59% 9
South West +14 36 £475 +26.66% 11
Belfast - 34 £525 -
County Antrim - 34 £525 - 1
Northern Ireland - 34 £525 - 1
East of England -5 31 £388 -4.90% 31
Surrey +18 23 £535 +18.75% 14
Edinburgh +21 19 £450 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -20 19 £425 +7.59% 6
North East -12 17 £375 +15.38% 1
Gloucestershire +2 15 £475 +5.55% 5
West Sussex +1 15 £550 - 2
Cheshire +30 14 £450 +5.88% 1
Glasgow +12 14 £383 -5.30% 5
Berkshire +8 14 £500 +44.92% 19
Hampshire 0 14 £425 +26.86% 24
Manchester -1 13 £350 -17.64% 18
Tyne and Wear -6 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire -37 12 £425 -8.10% 10
Lancashire +15 11 - - 2
Hertfordshire +7 11 £294 - 6
Devon +6 11 - -
Exeter - 11 - -
Canary Wharf +9 10 £560 +24.44%

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1127 (65.52%) Linux
2 974 (56.63%) Python
3 783 (45.52%) Unix
4 615 (35.76%) Java
5 487 (28.31%) SQL
6 470 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
7 467 (27.15%) Bash Shell
8 444 (25.81%) Oracle
9 436 (25.35%) DevOps
10 403 (23.43%) Puppet
11 376 (21.86%) Windows
12 339 (19.71%) Red Hat
13 337 (19.59%) Ruby
14 331 (19.24%) Jenkins
15 328 (19.07%) Finance
16 311 (18.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 287 (16.69%) Configuration Management
18 283 (16.45%) Git (software)
19 266 (15.47%) Opscode Chef
19 266 (15.47%) Ansible
20 262 (15.23%) Apache
21 261 (15.17%) Shell Script
22 260 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
23 238 (13.84%) TCP/IP
24 236 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
25 225 (13.08%) JavaScript
26 213 (12.38%) VMware
27 208 (12.09%) C++
28 202 (11.74%) Tomcat
29 200 (11.63%) C

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
1 262 (15.23%) Apache
2 202 (11.74%) Tomcat
3 125 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 107 (6.22%) nginx
5 91 (5.29%) WebSphere
6 73 (4.24%) JBoss
7 69 (4.01%) Confluence
8 62 (3.60%) IIS
9 52 (3.02%) OpenStack
10 49 (2.85%) Apache Spark
11 45 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 42 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (2.09%) Apache Pig
14 24 (1.40%) Apache Solr
15 21 (1.22%) Jetty
15 21 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (1.16%) Mule ESB
17 18 (1.05%) WildFly
18 16 (0.93%) FileNet
19 15 (0.87%) GlassFish
Applications
1 60 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.87%) MS Office
3 9 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.29%) SPSS
6 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.058%) InDesign
7 1 (0.058%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 10 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.47%) Summit
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.17%) Orchestrade
6 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.12%) Relativity
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.058%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.058%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 236 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.91%) PaaS
4 46 (2.67%) GitHub
4 46 (2.67%) IaaS
5 38 (2.21%) SaaS
6 36 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (1.98%) Amazon S3
8 32 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
9 29 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.10%) OpenShift
13 14 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (0.81%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
17 8 (0.47%) SoftLayer
18 7 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 238 (13.84%) TCP/IP
2 187 (10.87%) DNS
3 167 (9.71%) Firewall
4 135 (7.85%) SSL
5 124 (7.21%) LDAP
6 114 (6.63%) HTTP
7 63 (3.66%) Internet
8 54 (3.14%) SAN
9 48 (2.79%) VPN
10 41 (2.38%) Kerberos
11 39 (2.27%) DHCP
12 37 (2.15%) SSH
13 30 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
14 26 (1.51%) SNMP
15 24 (1.40%) Network Security
15 24 (1.40%) Wireshark
16 23 (1.34%) LAN
17 22 (1.28%) SMTP
17 22 (1.28%) WAN
18 20 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (10.64%) MySQL
2 150 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 147 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 132 (7.67%) SQL Server
5 131 (7.62%) Big Data
6 125 (7.27%) Hadoop
7 122 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
8 109 (6.34%) Oracle Database
9 92 (5.35%) MongoDB
10 69 (4.01%) RDBMS
11 64 (3.72%) Apache Hive
12 56 (3.26%) DB2
13 48 (2.79%) KDB
14 46 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
16 30 (1.74%) Kdb+
17 28 (1.63%) HBase
17 28 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
18 27 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 331 (19.24%) Jenkins
2 283 (16.45%) Git (software)
3 122 (7.09%) JIRA
4 106 (6.16%) Subversion
5 80 (4.65%) Ant
6 75 (4.36%) Selenium
7 68 (3.95%) Cucumber
8 60 (3.49%) TeamCity
9 54 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 49 (2.85%) Maven
11 43 (2.50%) Vagrant
12 40 (2.33%) JUnit
13 37 (2.15%) Gerrit
14 36 (2.09%) ClearCase
15 35 (2.03%) Hudson
16 32 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (1.80%) Bitbucket
18 26 (1.51%) Gradle
18 26 (1.51%) SonarQube
General
1 328 (19.07%) Finance
2 166 (9.65%) Banking
3 65 (3.78%) Front Office
4 46 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.98%) Retail
7 18 (1.05%) Law
8 13 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.70%) Advertising
9 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.70%) Military
10 11 (0.64%) Back Office
10 11 (0.64%) Electronics
10 11 (0.64%) Marketing
11 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.35%) Avionics
12 5 (0.29%) Legal
13 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.17%) Automotive
14 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 418 (24.30%) Developer
2 258 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 171 (9.94%) Administrator
4 123 (7.15%) Linux Engineer
5 101 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
6 97 (5.64%) Analyst
7 96 (5.58%) C++ Developer
8 92 (5.35%) Architect
9 89 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
10 82 (4.77%) Consultant
11 73 (4.24%) Java Developer
12 72 (4.19%) Unix Engineer
13 70 (4.07%) Support Engineer
14 68 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 67 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 62 (3.60%) Software Engineer
17 60 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 57 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
19 55 (3.20%) DBA
20 53 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (9.59%) HTML
2 130 (7.56%) Web Services
3 109 (6.34%) Middleware
4 107 (6.22%) LAMP
5 106 (6.16%) XML
6 99 (5.76%) .NET
7 88 (5.12%) CSS
8 81 (4.71%) J2EE
9 68 (3.95%) LAPP Stack
10 64 (3.72%) jQuery
11 61 (3.55%) JSON
12 60 (3.49%) Node.js
12 60 (3.49%) STL
13 51 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
13 51 (2.97%) Regular Expression
14 46 (2.67%) JMS
14 46 (2.67%) REST
14 46 (2.67%) XSLT
15 43 (2.50%) Kafka
16 42 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.77%) Data Centre
3 53 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.79%) Derivative
5 46 (2.67%) Clustering
6 41 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 39 (2.27%) Equities
8 35 (2.03%) Fixed Income
9 32 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (1.74%) Replication
11 29 (1.69%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.40%) Mainframe
13 22 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.22%) Algorithms
15 19 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (1.05%) Fintech
17 16 (0.93%) DataPower
18 12 (0.70%) Grid Computing
19 11 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1127 (65.52%) Linux
2 783 (45.52%) Unix
3 376 (21.86%) Windows
4 311 (18.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 182 (10.58%) Solaris
6 160 (9.30%) AIX
7 119 (6.92%) CentOS
8 90 (5.23%) Windows Server
9 81 (4.71%) Ubuntu
10 39 (2.27%) HPUX
11 37 (2.15%) SUSE
12 33 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 20 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.87%) Android
16 15 (0.87%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.76%) Apple iOS
18 13 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (25.35%) DevOps
3 287 (16.69%) Configuration Management
4 260 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
5 169 (9.83%) Open Source
6 159 (9.24%) Scrum
7 158 (9.19%) ITIL
8 157 (9.13%) Software Engineering
9 125 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 120 (6.98%) High Availability
11 115 (6.69%) OO
12 104 (6.05%) SDLC
13 103 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
14 84 (4.88%) Analytics
15 83 (4.83%) Migration
15 83 (4.83%) TDD
16 82 (4.77%) Change Management
17 77 (4.48%) E-Commerce
18 73 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
19 72 (4.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 974 (56.63%) Python
2 615 (35.76%) Java
3 487 (28.31%) SQL
4 467 (27.15%) Bash Shell
5 337 (19.59%) Ruby
6 261 (15.17%) Shell Script
7 225 (13.08%) JavaScript
8 208 (12.09%) C++
9 200 (11.63%) C
10 191 (11.10%) PHP
11 163 (9.48%) PowerShell
12 150 (8.72%) C#
13 91 (5.29%) Korn
14 71 (4.13%) VB
15 68 (3.95%) PL/SQL
16 59 (3.43%) Scala
17 34 (1.98%) VBScript
18 32 (1.86%) Go
19 27 (1.57%) Groovy
20 18 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 119 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 75 (4.36%) DV Cleared
4 74 (4.30%) Degree
5 23 (1.34%) CISSP
6 19 (1.10%) AWS Certification
7 17 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (0.93%) CEH
9 14 (0.81%) GIAC
9 14 (0.81%) RHCE
10 11 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.58%) CCNP
11 10 (0.58%) SANS
12 8 (0.47%) ISEB
13 7 (0.41%) CCNA
14 6 (0.35%) CISM
14 6 (0.35%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.35%) RHCT
15 5 (0.29%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.55%) QA
2 26 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.05%) SLA
4 11 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.41%) SDET
6 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.058%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.058%) MISRA
8 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (11.16%) Docker
2 133 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 55 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (2.85%) NFS
6 34 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 26 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.51%) vSphere
8 22 (1.28%) Xen
9 21 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (1.16%) Samba
11 19 (1.10%) Apache Flume
11 19 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (1.10%) vCloud
12 17 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.81%) KVM
13 14 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 13 (0.76%) Squid
15 12 (0.70%) SRDF
15 12 (0.70%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 403 (23.43%) Puppet
2 266 (15.47%) Ansible
2 266 (15.47%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (5.93%) Nagios
4 58 (3.37%) Kibana
5 46 (2.67%) Terraform
5 46 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 45 (2.62%) logstash
6 45 (2.62%) Salt
7 40 (2.33%) ZABBIX
8 38 (2.21%) Control-M
9 37 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
10 36 (2.09%) HAProxy
11 30 (1.74%) Kubernetes
12 27 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
13 21 (1.22%) SCOM
14 20 (1.16%) Grafana
15 15 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
15 15 (0.87%) Netcool
15 15 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 444 (25.81%) Oracle
2 339 (19.71%) Red Hat
3 213 (12.38%) VMware
4 146 (8.49%) IBM
5 124 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 108 (6.28%) Splunk
7 103 (5.99%) HP
8 87 (5.06%) Sybase
9 62 (3.60%) Sun
10 55 (3.20%) Cisco
11 52 (3.02%) Atlassian
12 48 (2.79%) EMC
12 48 (2.79%) Google
13 46 (2.67%) Informatica
14 38 (2.21%) Veritas
15 37 (2.15%) CA
16 31 (1.80%) SAP
17 30 (1.74%) SaltStack
18 26 (1.51%) Murex
19 23 (1.34%) NetApp
London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
PS Computer Services
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
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London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
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Montash
Rate: £58.76 - £67.15 per day + Negotiable
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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Kent
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Premier IT
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Aim Hire Jobs
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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Essex
People Source Consulting
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