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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 108 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 1149 1012 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 1.81% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 4.75% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 612 598
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.89 £23.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.35 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%

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
20622 21293 20294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 38.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14153 14242 13227
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 434 433
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +13 977 £450 +5.88% 274
London +19 564 £475 - 130
South East -19 157 £415 +15.27% 65
Scotland +37 129 £385 +2.66% 12
North East +18 93 £315 +18.86% 2
City of London +31 91 £525 +10.52% 41
Tyne and Wear +10 89 £315 +18.86% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 88 £315 +18.86% 1
Glasgow +18 59 £400 +6.66% 8
Hampshire -18 53 £400 +23.07% 17
Yorkshire +21 52 £430 +14.53% 12
South West +10 44 £425 +6.38% 23
West Yorkshire +16 34 £430 +14.66% 8
Wales +19 31 £400 +9.58% 2
South Wales +18 31 £400 +10.95% 2
Renfrewshire - 30 £328 - 1
Erskine - 30 £328 - 1
Gloucestershire +10 26 £436 +7.71% 9
East of England -21 24 £438 +25.00% 19
Edinburgh 0 23 £375 +41.50% 3
Berkshire -14 23 £450 +34.32% 14
Surrey -20 22 £450 +12.50% 21
West Midlands -8 21 £343 +14.16% 4
Cardiff -1 20 £383 +5.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 18 £390 +14.28% 1
North West -46 17 £475 +26.66% 9
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £469 +33.92% 16
Cambridge +8 15 £469 +33.92% 15
Croydon -2 15 £393 -7.64%
Leeds -9 15 £475 +26.66% 8

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1452 (68.01%) Linux
2 1086 (50.87%) Python
3 1075 (50.35%) Unix
4 826 (38.69%) Java
5 664 (31.10%) SQL
6 590 (27.63%) Windows
7 581 (27.21%) Bash Shell
8 559 (26.18%) DevOps
9 546 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
10 535 (25.06%) Puppet
11 509 (23.84%) Oracle
12 471 (22.06%) Red Hat
13 470 (22.01%) Ruby
14 461 (21.59%) Finance
15 435 (20.37%) Shell Script
16 369 (17.28%) Configuration Management
17 358 (16.77%) VMware
18 348 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
19 344 (16.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 337 (15.78%) Opscode Chef
21 329 (15.41%) Jenkins
22 322 (15.08%) Apache
23 317 (14.85%) JavaScript
23 317 (14.85%) C++
23 317 (14.85%) ITIL
24 306 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
25 289 (13.54%) MySQL
26 284 (13.30%) Security Cleared
27 282 (13.21%) TCP/IP
28 279 (13.07%) Ansible

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
1 322 (15.08%) Apache
2 181 (8.48%) Tomcat
3 118 (5.53%) JBoss
4 107 (5.01%) WebSphere
5 102 (4.78%) OpenStack
5 102 (4.78%) WebLogic
6 81 (3.79%) IIS
7 68 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 63 (2.95%) nginx
9 60 (2.81%) Confluence
10 33 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (1.55%) SAS
11 30 (1.41%) MQSeries
12 25 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
13 20 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 19 (0.89%) CMS
14 19 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
15 18 (0.84%) Apache Pig
16 16 (0.75%) Tuxedo
17 14 (0.66%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 78 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.70%) MS Office
3 13 (0.61%) SPSS
4 12 (0.56%) Stata
5 9 (0.42%) HipChat
6 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Simulink
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.047%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.047%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.047%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (0.66%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.37%) Global One
5 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.14%) Relativity
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.047%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.047%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.047%) RMDS
11 1 (0.047%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.047%) SunGard GMI
11 1 (0.047%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.047%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 348 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.39%) PaaS
4 47 (2.20%) SaaS
5 43 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (1.97%) IaaS
7 41 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 34 (1.59%) GitHub
9 32 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (1.12%) Google App Engine
11 20 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 19 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (0.61%) Route 53
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.23%) CloudFront
18 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 282 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 253 (11.85%) DNS
3 180 (8.43%) Firewall
4 176 (8.24%) LDAP
5 173 (8.10%) SAN
6 154 (7.21%) HTTP
7 143 (6.70%) SSL
8 65 (3.04%) WAN
9 59 (2.76%) iSCSI
10 58 (2.72%) Internet
11 54 (2.53%) VPN
12 52 (2.44%) DHCP
13 49 (2.30%) FTP
14 44 (2.06%) NAS
15 43 (2.01%) SMTP
16 36 (1.69%) Network Security
17 31 (1.45%) LAN
17 31 (1.45%) SSH
18 30 (1.41%) SNMP
19 29 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (13.54%) MySQL
2 195 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 189 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 143 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
5 128 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 115 (5.39%) DB2
7 112 (5.25%) NoSQL
8 104 (4.87%) Oracle Database
9 102 (4.78%) RDBMS
10 73 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 59 (2.76%) Big Data
12 49 (2.30%) Redis
13 39 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
14 33 (1.55%) OLTP
15 32 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
17 25 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
19 19 (0.89%) Apache Hive
20 18 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 329 (15.41%) Jenkins
2 254 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 145 (6.79%) Subversion
4 128 (6.00%) JIRA
5 101 (4.73%) Selenium
6 80 (3.75%) Maven
7 72 (3.37%) Cucumber
8 70 (3.28%) ClearCase
8 70 (3.28%) Hudson
9 68 (3.19%) TeamCity
10 60 (2.81%) Ant
11 49 (2.30%) JUnit
12 43 (2.01%) Vagrant
13 42 (1.97%) Artifactory
14 41 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 40 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.55%) SonarQube
17 31 (1.45%) Gerrit
18 24 (1.12%) Gradle
18 24 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 461 (21.59%) Finance
2 250 (11.71%) Banking
3 66 (3.09%) Front Office
3 66 (3.09%) Investment Banking
3 66 (3.09%) Legal
3 66 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 36 (1.69%) Retail
5 27 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.17%) Back Office
7 23 (1.08%) Games
8 19 (0.89%) Publishing
9 18 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.80%) Law
11 13 (0.61%) Marketing
12 11 (0.52%) Electronics
13 5 (0.23%) Advertising
14 4 (0.19%) Avionics
14 4 (0.19%) Military
15 2 (0.094%) Billing
15 2 (0.094%) French Language
Job Titles
1 510 (23.89%) Developer
2 344 (16.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 270 (12.65%) Linux Engineer
4 187 (8.76%) Administrator
5 132 (6.18%) Analyst
6 129 (6.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 117 (5.48%) Java Developer
8 113 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
9 109 (5.11%) Unix Engineer
10 87 (4.07%) C++ Developer
10 87 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
11 82 (3.84%) Perl Developer
12 80 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
13 75 (3.51%) Consultant
14 74 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
15 72 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 70 (3.28%) Applications Support
16 70 (3.28%) Support Engineer
17 63 (2.95%) Architect
17 63 (2.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (10.68%) HTML
2 178 (8.34%) CSS
3 156 (7.31%) Web Services
4 155 (7.26%) LAMP
5 152 (7.12%) .NET
6 146 (6.84%) XML
7 126 (5.90%) jQuery
8 99 (4.64%) J2EE
9 96 (4.50%) Middleware
10 76 (3.56%) Node.js
11 64 (3.00%) LAPP Stack
12 61 (2.86%) STL
13 58 (2.72%) Spring
14 55 (2.58%) REST
15 45 (2.11%) AngularJS
16 43 (2.01%) Ajax
17 42 (1.97%) JSON
18 41 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
19 39 (1.83%) RESTful
20 36 (1.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 120 (5.62%) Clustering
4 66 (3.09%) Equities
5 64 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.01%) Derivative
8 37 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.55%) Replication
11 28 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
12 27 (1.26%) HACMP
13 25 (1.17%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.08%) DataPower
14 23 (1.08%) Wiki
15 20 (0.94%) Fintech
15 20 (0.94%) PKI
16 19 (0.89%) Mainframe
17 17 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1452 (68.01%) Linux
2 1075 (50.35%) Unix
3 590 (27.63%) Windows
4 344 (16.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (10.26%) Solaris
6 200 (9.37%) Windows Server
7 197 (9.23%) AIX
8 136 (6.37%) CentOS
9 76 (3.56%) Ubuntu
9 76 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (2.58%) Debian
11 40 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (1.78%) SUSE
13 36 (1.69%) HPUX
14 35 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
15 30 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (1.36%) Mac OS X
17 28 (1.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 26 (1.22%) Windows XP
19 17 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (26.18%) DevOps
2 546 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (17.28%) Configuration Management
4 317 (14.85%) ITIL
5 306 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
6 233 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 232 (10.87%) OO
8 153 (7.17%) Open Source
9 143 (6.70%) SDLC
10 134 (6.28%) TDD
11 127 (5.95%) Scrum
12 124 (5.81%) Migration
13 113 (5.29%) High Availability
13 113 (5.29%) Release Management
14 99 (4.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 90 (4.22%) E-Commerce
16 88 (4.12%) Web Development
17 87 (4.07%) Change Management
18 83 (3.89%) Load Balancing
18 83 (3.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1086 (50.87%) Python
2 826 (38.69%) Java
3 664 (31.10%) SQL
4 581 (27.21%) Bash Shell
5 470 (22.01%) Ruby
6 435 (20.37%) Shell Script
7 317 (14.85%) C++
7 317 (14.85%) JavaScript
8 264 (12.37%) PowerShell
9 238 (11.15%) PHP
10 215 (10.07%) C
11 156 (7.31%) Korn
12 146 (6.84%) C#
13 100 (4.68%) PL/SQL
14 87 (4.07%) VB
15 55 (2.58%) Scala
16 51 (2.39%) Bourne shell
17 45 (2.11%) C-shell
18 38 (1.78%) Go
19 36 (1.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 284 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 176 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 91 (4.26%) Degree
4 49 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 45 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 36 (1.69%) CISSP
7 33 (1.55%) RHCE
8 32 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.22%) CCNP
10 19 (0.89%) CCNA
10 19 (0.89%) RHCSA
11 18 (0.84%) AAT
12 17 (0.80%) CISA
12 17 (0.80%) CISM
12 17 (0.80%) GIAC
13 16 (0.75%) CEH
13 16 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.66%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 38 (1.78%) SLA
3 28 (1.31%) QA
4 23 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) WCAG
7 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.094%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.094%) MiFID
7 2 (0.094%) WAI
8 1 (0.047%) DO-254
8 1 (0.047%) GPG13
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.047%) ISO27002
System Software
1 212 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 146 (6.84%) Docker
4 91 (4.26%) Samba
5 81 (3.79%) vSphere
6 55 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (2.30%) NFS
8 45 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
9 43 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 42 (1.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 40 (1.87%) KVM
12 29 (1.36%) VMware ESX
13 28 (1.31%) Hyper-V
13 28 (1.31%) Xen
14 25 (1.17%) vCloud
15 23 (1.08%) Veritas File System
16 22 (1.03%) Squid
17 13 (0.61%) Firmware
17 13 (0.61%) GlusterFS
17 13 (0.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 535 (25.06%) Puppet
2 337 (15.78%) Opscode Chef
3 279 (13.07%) Ansible
4 162 (7.59%) Nagios
5 90 (4.22%) Tivoli
6 61 (2.86%) Kibana
7 60 (2.81%) logstash
8 55 (2.58%) Salt
9 51 (2.39%) HAProxy
10 43 (2.01%) HP SiteScope
11 41 (1.92%) Cacti
12 40 (1.87%) ZABBIX
13 37 (1.73%) Control-M
14 36 (1.69%) MOM
15 34 (1.59%) Graphite
15 34 (1.59%) Netcool
16 31 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
17 28 (1.31%) SCOM
18 27 (1.26%) Grafana
19 24 (1.12%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 509 (23.84%) Oracle
2 471 (22.06%) Red Hat
3 358 (16.77%) VMware
4 174 (8.15%) Microsoft
5 167 (7.82%) HP
6 162 (7.59%) IBM
7 109 (5.11%) Sybase
8 92 (4.31%) Veritas
9 91 (4.26%) Splunk
10 87 (4.07%) Cisco
11 74 (3.47%) Informatica
12 68 (3.19%) CA
13 57 (2.67%) BMC
14 54 (2.53%) Google
15 53 (2.48%) F5
16 51 (2.39%) Sun
17 50 (2.34%) EMC
18 42 (1.97%) Atlassian
19 40 (1.87%) ServiceNow
20 34 (1.59%) Citrix
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
IQUO
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day Maximum £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago