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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 139 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 923 961 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.74% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.52% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 592 695
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Median hourly rate £52.50 £46.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.50 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.59% +42.30%

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
20194 21255 21257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.56% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13845 14485 14460
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 542 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -4 853 £450 - 245
London +6 489 £475 - 104
South East +56 123 £380 +8.57% 45
City of London -21 64 £513 +7.89% 28
North East +21 57 £340 +13.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 54 £340 +14.28% 1
Tyne and Wear +10 54 £340 +13.33% 1
North West +16 49 £410 +10.81% 37
East of England -23 48 £415 +0.60% 18
Scotland +25 45 £400 -6.97% 10
South West -7 34 £488 +23.41% 22
Hampshire +28 29 £420 +19.57% 17
Glasgow +16 25 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire 0 25 £425 -2.29% 9
Hertfordshire +13 21 £258 -20.76% 3
Middlesex +5 21 £375 +7.14%
Gloucestershire +2 21 £500 +5.26% 12
Surrey +26 18 £409 +1.04% 7
Lancashire +9 16 £394 +72.31% 5
Essex +6 16 £480 -1.53% 1
County Antrim - 16 £525 - 3
Northern Ireland - 16 £525 - 3
Belfast - 16 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 15 £650 +62.50% 5
Edinburgh +25 14 £388 -10.91% 6
Blackpool 0 14 £381 +66.84%
Sheffield -12 14 £350 -27.64% 1
South Yorkshire -13 14 £350 -26.31% 1
West Midlands -55 14 £450 +12.50% 2
Manchester +1 13 £388 +14.81% 28

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1262 (66.56%) Linux
2 1006 (53.06%) Python
3 927 (48.89%) Unix
4 691 (36.45%) Java
5 522 (27.53%) SQL
6 518 (27.32%) Bash Shell
7 511 (26.95%) DevOps
8 508 (26.79%) Oracle
9 497 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
10 496 (26.16%) Puppet
11 466 (24.58%) Windows
12 400 (21.10%) Red Hat
13 361 (19.04%) Finance
14 351 (18.51%) Ruby
15 345 (18.20%) Apache
16 333 (17.56%) Jenkins
17 319 (16.82%) Shell Script
18 311 (16.40%) Opscode Chef
19 303 (15.98%) Configuration Management
20 302 (15.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 299 (15.77%) VMware
22 284 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
23 281 (14.82%) C++
24 271 (14.29%) Ansible
25 261 (13.77%) Git (software)
26 258 (13.61%) TCP/IP
26 258 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
27 256 (13.50%) MySQL
28 255 (13.45%) JavaScript
29 250 (13.19%) 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
1 345 (18.20%) Apache
2 238 (12.55%) Tomcat
3 141 (7.44%) WebLogic
4 128 (6.75%) WebSphere
5 93 (4.91%) JBoss
6 90 (4.75%) OpenStack
7 89 (4.69%) nginx
8 74 (3.90%) Confluence
9 66 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 61 (3.22%) IIS
11 39 (2.06%) Apache Spark
12 37 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (1.90%) WebSphere Portal
14 31 (1.64%) FileNet
15 30 (1.58%) Apache Pig
16 28 (1.48%) Apache Solr
16 28 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
17 27 (1.42%) Jetty
17 27 (1.42%) Mule ESB
18 25 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 65 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.16%) MS Office
3 19 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) CATIA
6 3 (0.16%) Simulink
6 3 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.053%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.53%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.37%) Summit
5 4 (0.21%) Relativity
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.11%) Orchestrade
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.11%) RMDS
7 2 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.053%) assyst
8 1 (0.053%) Exstream
8 1 (0.053%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 258 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.69%) PaaS
4 40 (2.11%) SaaS
5 39 (2.06%) GitHub
6 37 (1.95%) IaaS
7 36 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 26 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (1.21%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
18 7 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
19 6 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
19 6 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 258 (13.61%) TCP/IP
2 218 (11.50%) DNS
3 199 (10.50%) Firewall
4 164 (8.65%) LDAP
5 124 (6.54%) SSL
6 119 (6.28%) HTTP
7 92 (4.85%) SAN
8 89 (4.69%) Internet
9 73 (3.85%) VPN
10 46 (2.43%) SSH
11 44 (2.32%) WAN
12 42 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
13 37 (1.95%) DHCP
13 37 (1.95%) SNMP
14 34 (1.79%) SMTP
15 33 (1.74%) iSCSI
16 32 (1.69%) Kerberos
16 32 (1.69%) Network Security
17 30 (1.58%) X.509
18 25 (1.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (13.50%) MySQL
2 164 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 159 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
4 153 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 132 (6.96%) NoSQL
6 114 (6.01%) Hadoop
7 111 (5.85%) Big Data
8 109 (5.75%) Oracle Database
9 95 (5.01%) DB2
10 84 (4.43%) MongoDB
11 80 (4.22%) RDBMS
12 44 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 35 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 33 (1.74%) OLTP
16 31 (1.64%) HBase
17 30 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
19 28 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
20 24 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 333 (17.56%) Jenkins
2 261 (13.77%) Git (software)
3 144 (7.59%) JIRA
4 126 (6.65%) Subversion
5 79 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 71 (3.74%) Ant
7 63 (3.32%) Maven
8 61 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 60 (3.16%) JUnit
10 59 (3.11%) Selenium
11 52 (2.74%) ClearCase
11 52 (2.74%) Gerrit
12 47 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 43 (2.27%) SonarQube
14 40 (2.11%) Hudson
15 38 (2.00%) Vagrant
16 37 (1.95%) GitLab
17 34 (1.79%) Mercurial
18 33 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (1.58%) Gradle
General
1 361 (19.04%) Finance
2 192 (10.13%) Banking
3 48 (2.53%) Front Office
4 45 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 45 (2.37%) Retail
5 33 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 33 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.11%) Law
7 18 (0.95%) Back Office
8 16 (0.84%) Advertising
9 11 (0.58%) Military
10 10 (0.53%) Electronics
11 8 (0.42%) Marketing
11 8 (0.42%) Publishing
12 7 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.32%) Games
14 4 (0.21%) French Language
14 4 (0.21%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 419 (22.10%) Developer
2 318 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 223 (11.76%) Administrator
4 170 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
5 147 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
6 114 (6.01%) Linux Administrator
7 108 (5.70%) C++ Developer
8 100 (5.27%) Analyst
9 99 (5.22%) Java Developer
10 94 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 89 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 84 (4.43%) Consultant
13 74 (3.90%) Support Engineer
14 73 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
15 63 (3.32%) Applications Support
16 62 (3.27%) Architect
17 53 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
18 51 (2.69%) AWS DevOps
18 51 (2.69%) Java Engineer
19 48 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (9.18%) HTML
2 169 (8.91%) Web Services
3 160 (8.44%) XML
4 144 (7.59%) LAMP
5 128 (6.75%) Middleware
6 127 (6.70%) .NET
7 117 (6.17%) J2EE
8 112 (5.91%) CSS
9 83 (4.38%) JSON
10 80 (4.22%) LAPP Stack
11 70 (3.69%) Spring
12 69 (3.64%) STL
13 66 (3.48%) XSLT
14 61 (3.22%) LEMP Stack
14 61 (3.22%) Regular Expression
15 58 (3.06%) Node.js
15 58 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
16 57 (3.01%) REST
17 55 (2.90%) IBM Integration Bus
17 55 (2.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 55 (2.90%) Clustering
3 55 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 37 (1.95%) Replication
6 32 (1.69%) Equities
6 32 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 32 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 30 (1.58%) Derivative
8 25 (1.32%) DataPower
8 25 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.16%) iSeries
11 21 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.00%) Mainframe
12 19 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 18 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1262 (66.56%) Linux
2 927 (48.89%) Unix
3 466 (24.58%) Windows
4 302 (15.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 222 (11.71%) Solaris
6 164 (8.65%) AIX
7 146 (7.70%) CentOS
8 125 (6.59%) Windows Server
9 101 (5.33%) Ubuntu
10 57 (3.01%) HPUX
11 44 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (2.16%) SUSE
13 35 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
14 31 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (1.37%) Debian
17 15 (0.79%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.74%) Android
18 14 (0.74%) Apple iOS
19 13 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (26.95%) DevOps
2 497 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (15.98%) Configuration Management
4 284 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
5 232 (12.24%) ITIL
6 167 (8.81%) Scrum
6 167 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 146 (7.70%) OO
8 143 (7.54%) Open Source
9 130 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 130 (6.86%) High Availability
10 120 (6.33%) SDLC
11 100 (5.27%) Load Balancing
12 95 (5.01%) Release Management
13 92 (4.85%) TDD
14 91 (4.80%) Change Management
15 88 (4.64%) E-Commerce
16 79 (4.17%) Migration
17 78 (4.11%) Service Management
18 73 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1006 (53.06%) Python
2 691 (36.45%) Java
3 522 (27.53%) SQL
4 518 (27.32%) Bash Shell
5 351 (18.51%) Ruby
6 319 (16.82%) Shell Script
7 281 (14.82%) C++
8 255 (13.45%) JavaScript
9 244 (12.87%) PHP
10 200 (10.55%) C
11 189 (9.97%) PowerShell
12 141 (7.44%) C#
13 108 (5.70%) Korn
14 78 (4.11%) VB
15 65 (3.43%) PL/SQL
16 53 (2.80%) Scala
17 36 (1.90%) VBScript
18 33 (1.74%) C-shell
19 32 (1.69%) Jython
20 25 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 250 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 158 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 77 (4.06%) Degree
4 68 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 37 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (1.48%) CISSP
7 17 (0.90%) AWS Certification
7 17 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.84%) CCNA
8 16 (0.84%) CEH
9 14 (0.74%) CCNP
9 14 (0.74%) GIAC
10 13 (0.69%) RHCE
11 11 (0.58%) AAT
11 11 (0.58%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.53%) CISM
13 9 (0.47%) SANS
14 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.43%) QA
2 23 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (0.90%) SLA
5 16 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (0.58%) SDET
7 10 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.26%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) WCAG
11 1 (0.053%) MISRA
System Software
1 205 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (8.91%) Docker
3 123 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 63 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (2.48%) NFS
6 38 (2.00%) Xen
7 35 (1.85%) Samba
8 33 (1.74%) vSphere
9 28 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 27 (1.42%) KVM
11 23 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (1.05%) Apache Flume
12 20 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (1.05%) vCloud
12 20 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (0.90%) Hyper-V
13 17 (0.90%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.79%) Squid
14 15 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 496 (26.16%) Puppet
2 311 (16.40%) Opscode Chef
3 271 (14.29%) Ansible
4 112 (5.91%) Nagios
5 65 (3.43%) Tivoli
6 53 (2.80%) HP SiteScope
7 51 (2.69%) Kibana
8 50 (2.64%) Control-M
8 50 (2.64%) HAProxy
9 49 (2.58%) ZABBIX
10 48 (2.53%) logstash
11 42 (2.22%) Salt
12 40 (2.11%) Terraform
13 31 (1.64%) Kubernetes
14 25 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
15 24 (1.27%) SCOM
16 23 (1.21%) MOM
17 13 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 13 (0.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 508 (26.79%) Oracle
2 400 (21.10%) Red Hat
3 299 (15.77%) VMware
4 157 (8.28%) HP
4 157 (8.28%) IBM
5 154 (8.12%) Microsoft
6 118 (6.22%) Splunk
7 80 (4.22%) Sybase
8 63 (3.32%) Sun
9 53 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 50 (2.64%) Cisco
10 50 (2.64%) EMC
11 49 (2.58%) CA
11 49 (2.58%) Informatica
12 35 (1.85%) BMC
12 35 (1.85%) SaltStack
12 35 (1.85%) Veritas
13 32 (1.69%) F5
14 27 (1.42%) Google
14 27 (1.42%) ServiceNow
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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West London
Spencer Rose
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London
Elevate Direct
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Berkshire
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London
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