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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 134 142 144
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Perl 1006 956 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 4.43% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 587 532
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £20.65 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.50 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%

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
21275 21597 19989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 37.85% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14562 14528 12813
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 453 436 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £18.14 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +5 872 £450 +5.88% 288
London -9 462 £475 - 135
South East -13 159 £400 +12.67% 74
Scotland +51 105 £375 - 9
City of London +16 75 £525 +10.52% 38
North East +14 69 £315 -2.24% 3
Yorkshire +32 64 £488 +24.20% 11
Tyne and Wear +5 63 £320 -0.69% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 62 £320 -0.69% 3
Hampshire +4 57 £400 +18.51% 24
Glasgow +25 46 £425 +14.86% 7
South West -1 46 £400 - 21
Berkshire +13 37 £450 +34.32% 21
West Yorkshire +7 36 £430 +14.60% 8
Erskine - 31 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 31 £320 -
East of England -7 30 £480 +37.14% 16
Gloucestershire -2 27 £400 -1.23% 13
South Yorkshire +10 23 £500 +15.94% 3
Sheffield +9 23 £500 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -19 23 £375 +15.38% 7
Wales +21 20 £438 +25.00% 1
South Wales +19 20 £438 +25.00% 1
Reading +11 19 £450 - 14
Surrey -27 19 £450 +12.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +22 17 £300 -33.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £469 +33.92% 13
Cambridge +10 15 £469 +33.92% 12
Leeds -6 15 £475 +23.37% 8
North West -29 15 £475 +35.71% 16

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1511 (69.15%) Linux
2 1083 (49.57%) Python
3 1079 (49.38%) Unix
4 839 (38.40%) Java
5 665 (30.43%) SQL
6 603 (27.60%) Windows
7 591 (27.05%) DevOps
8 589 (26.96%) Bash Shell
9 573 (26.22%) Puppet
10 559 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
11 537 (24.58%) Oracle
12 497 (22.75%) Red Hat
13 485 (22.20%) Ruby
14 466 (21.33%) Finance
15 426 (19.50%) Shell Script
16 375 (17.16%) Configuration Management
17 362 (16.57%) VMware
18 360 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 357 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
20 350 (16.02%) ITIL
21 346 (15.84%) JavaScript
21 346 (15.84%) Apache
22 342 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
23 338 (15.47%) Jenkins
24 319 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
25 312 (14.28%) MySQL
26 308 (14.10%) C++
27 306 (14.00%) TCP/IP
28 301 (13.78%) Security Cleared
29 283 (12.95%) 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
1 346 (15.84%) Apache
2 214 (9.79%) Tomcat
3 127 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 116 (5.31%) JBoss
5 106 (4.85%) OpenStack
6 90 (4.12%) WebLogic
7 88 (4.03%) IIS
8 76 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 64 (2.93%) Confluence
10 55 (2.52%) nginx
11 34 (1.56%) MQSeries
12 26 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
14 24 (1.10%) Apache Pig
15 23 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 22 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
16 22 (1.01%) SAS
17 19 (0.87%) Tuxedo
18 18 (0.82%) CMS
18 18 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 81 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.96%) MS Office
3 14 (0.64%) SPSS
4 12 (0.55%) Stata
5 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.41%) HipChat
8 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.18%) Simulink
10 3 (0.14%) CATIA
10 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.046%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.046%) InDesign
11 1 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (0.46%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.32%) Global One
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.14%) Relativity
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.046%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.046%) Magento
9 1 (0.046%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.046%) RMDS
9 1 (0.046%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.046%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 342 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.79%) PaaS
4 51 (2.33%) SaaS
5 47 (2.15%) IaaS
6 44 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (1.28%) GitHub
10 23 (1.05%) Google App Engine
11 21 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (0.64%) Route 53
16 11 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.41%) OpenShift
18 6 (0.27%) CloudFront
19 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 306 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 245 (11.21%) DNS
3 205 (9.38%) Firewall
4 174 (7.96%) SAN
5 170 (7.78%) LDAP
6 146 (6.68%) HTTP
7 139 (6.36%) SSL
8 70 (3.20%) WAN
9 68 (3.11%) Internet
10 62 (2.84%) VPN
11 60 (2.75%) iSCSI
12 51 (2.33%) DHCP
12 51 (2.33%) FTP
13 46 (2.11%) NAS
14 45 (2.06%) Network Security
15 35 (1.60%) SNMP
15 35 (1.60%) SSH
16 33 (1.51%) LAN
17 30 (1.37%) IPsec
17 30 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (14.28%) MySQL
2 211 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 195 (8.92%) Relational Database
4 152 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
5 139 (6.36%) DB2
6 117 (5.35%) RDBMS
7 116 (5.31%) MongoDB
8 107 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 101 (4.62%) NoSQL
10 79 (3.62%) Hadoop
11 60 (2.75%) Big Data
12 35 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 34 (1.56%) Redis
14 33 (1.51%) OLTP
15 32 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
17 25 (1.14%) Apache Hive
18 24 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (1.05%) HBase
20 22 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 338 (15.47%) Jenkins
2 258 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 161 (7.37%) Subversion
4 143 (6.54%) JIRA
5 85 (3.89%) Selenium
6 81 (3.71%) Maven
7 78 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 67 (3.07%) JUnit
9 64 (2.93%) Hudson
10 62 (2.84%) Ant
11 59 (2.70%) Cucumber
12 56 (2.56%) ClearCase
13 49 (2.24%) Vagrant
14 48 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
16 38 (1.74%) SonarQube
17 36 (1.65%) Artifactory
18 35 (1.60%) Gerrit
19 33 (1.51%) Travis CI
20 22 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 466 (21.33%) Finance
2 258 (11.81%) Banking
3 70 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 63 (2.88%) Front Office
5 61 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 53 (2.43%) Legal
7 51 (2.33%) Retail
8 36 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.19%) Back Office
10 22 (1.01%) Law
11 21 (0.96%) Games
12 19 (0.87%) Publishing
13 14 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.55%) Marketing
15 10 (0.46%) Electronics
16 6 (0.27%) Advertising
17 5 (0.23%) Military
18 4 (0.18%) French Language
18 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 487 (22.29%) Developer
2 362 (16.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 276 (12.63%) Linux Engineer
4 186 (8.51%) Administrator
5 137 (6.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 129 (5.90%) Analyst
7 117 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
8 112 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 109 (4.99%) Unix Engineer
10 92 (4.21%) C++ Developer
11 87 (3.98%) Consultant
12 86 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
13 82 (3.75%) Perl Developer
13 82 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
14 80 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 77 (3.52%) Applications Support
16 69 (3.16%) AWS DevOps
16 69 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
17 67 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 64 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (10.71%) HTML
2 185 (8.47%) CSS
3 171 (7.83%) XML
4 167 (7.64%) LAMP
5 151 (6.91%) Web Services
6 134 (6.13%) .NET
7 116 (5.31%) jQuery
8 107 (4.90%) Middleware
9 95 (4.35%) J2EE
10 83 (3.80%) Spring
11 74 (3.39%) Node.js
12 67 (3.07%) LAPP Stack
13 59 (2.70%) STL
14 49 (2.24%) REST
15 48 (2.20%) IBM Integration Bus
16 47 (2.15%) JSON
17 42 (1.92%) AngularJS
17 42 (1.92%) J2SE
17 42 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
18 41 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 116 (5.31%) Clustering
4 68 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.79%) Equities
6 53 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 51 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.74%) Derivative
9 36 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.60%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 31 (1.42%) Replication
13 30 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
14 28 (1.28%) DataPower
14 28 (1.28%) Wiki
15 19 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.87%) Mainframe
15 19 (0.87%) PKI
16 16 (0.73%) HACMP
16 16 (0.73%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1511 (69.15%) Linux
2 1079 (49.38%) Unix
3 603 (27.60%) Windows
4 360 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 253 (11.58%) Solaris
6 205 (9.38%) AIX
7 199 (9.11%) Windows Server
8 142 (6.50%) CentOS
9 84 (3.84%) Ubuntu
10 79 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (2.43%) Debian
12 47 (2.15%) HPUX
13 43 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
15 33 (1.51%) SUSE
16 32 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 25 (1.14%) Windows XP
19 20 (0.92%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.87%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (27.05%) DevOps
2 559 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (17.16%) Configuration Management
4 350 (16.02%) ITIL
5 319 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
6 238 (10.89%) Software Engineering
7 202 (9.24%) OO
8 160 (7.32%) SDLC
9 142 (6.50%) Open Source
10 141 (6.45%) Scrum
11 131 (6.00%) Release Management
12 127 (5.81%) TDD
13 118 (5.40%) Migration
14 107 (4.90%) High Availability
15 103 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 103 (4.71%) Service Management
16 101 (4.62%) E-Commerce
17 91 (4.16%) Load Balancing
18 89 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
19 88 (4.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1083 (49.57%) Python
2 839 (38.40%) Java
3 665 (30.43%) SQL
4 589 (26.96%) Bash Shell
5 485 (22.20%) Ruby
6 426 (19.50%) Shell Script
7 346 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 308 (14.10%) C++
9 264 (12.08%) PowerShell
10 260 (11.90%) PHP
11 220 (10.07%) C
12 157 (7.19%) Korn
13 142 (6.50%) C#
14 98 (4.49%) VB
15 89 (4.07%) PL/SQL
16 54 (2.47%) Bourne shell
17 47 (2.15%) C-shell
17 47 (2.15%) Scala
18 41 (1.88%) VBScript
19 33 (1.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 301 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 193 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 94 (4.30%) Degree
4 57 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 51 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.65%) RHCE
7 35 (1.60%) CISSP
8 30 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.24%) CCNP
10 24 (1.10%) AAT
11 18 (0.82%) CCNA
12 17 (0.78%) CISA
12 17 (0.78%) CISM
12 17 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.78%) RHCSA
13 16 (0.73%) GIAC
13 16 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (0.69%) CEH
15 12 (0.55%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 36 (1.65%) SLA
3 34 (1.56%) QA
4 28 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.23%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.14%) SDET
9 2 (0.092%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.092%) MiFID
9 2 (0.092%) WAI
9 2 (0.092%) WCAG
10 1 (0.046%) DO-254
10 1 (0.046%) GPG13
10 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.046%) ISO27002
System Software
1 216 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 149 (6.82%) Docker
4 90 (4.12%) Samba
5 82 (3.75%) vSphere
6 53 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (1.97%) KVM
9 41 (1.88%) NFS
10 37 (1.69%) Xen
11 33 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 30 (1.37%) Hyper-V
13 29 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (1.14%) vCloud
15 23 (1.05%) VMware ESX
16 19 (0.87%) Veritas File System
17 16 (0.73%) Firmware
17 16 (0.73%) Squid
18 13 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 573 (26.22%) Puppet
2 357 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
3 283 (12.95%) Ansible
4 162 (7.41%) Nagios
5 102 (4.67%) Tivoli
6 58 (2.65%) HP SiteScope
7 53 (2.43%) Kibana
8 46 (2.11%) Control-M
9 44 (2.01%) logstash
9 44 (2.01%) MOM
9 44 (2.01%) Salt
10 42 (1.92%) HAProxy
11 37 (1.69%) Netcool
12 33 (1.51%) ZABBIX
13 31 (1.42%) Cacti
14 30 (1.37%) SCOM
15 29 (1.33%) Terraform
16 26 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
17 25 (1.14%) Graphite
18 22 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 537 (24.58%) Oracle
2 497 (22.75%) Red Hat
3 362 (16.57%) VMware
4 188 (8.60%) HP
5 184 (8.42%) Microsoft
6 177 (8.10%) IBM
7 117 (5.35%) Sybase
8 84 (3.84%) Cisco
9 83 (3.80%) Splunk
10 79 (3.62%) CA
10 79 (3.62%) Veritas
11 69 (3.16%) BMC
12 60 (2.75%) Informatica
13 59 (2.70%) F5
14 53 (2.43%) Sun
15 50 (2.29%) EMC
16 49 (2.24%) Google
17 48 (2.20%) ServiceNow
18 45 (2.06%) Atlassian
19 35 (1.60%) Citrix
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