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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
UK
Rank 145 150 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 782 825 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.62% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 4.21% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 512 561
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 13
Median hourly rate £47.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £29.64 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%

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
17867 19589 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.58% 38.55% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12186 13269 12961
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 511 416
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.27 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -10 694 £450 - 216
London +12 415 £475 - 104
South East +11 90 £410 +11.56% 46
City of London -5 53 £538 +10.25% 36
North East +20 45 £343 +5.38% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 40 £348 +6.92% 1
Tyne and Wear +2 40 £348 +6.92% 1
North West +26 39 £400 - 16
Scotland +50 38 £400 +6.66% 9
Northern Ireland - 37 £525 - 1
County Antrim - 37 £525 - 1
Belfast - 37 £525 - 1
East of England -23 32 £430 +4.24% 21
South West +6 27 £488 +31.75% 15
Glasgow +22 21 £400 -4.83% 2
Yorkshire -22 19 £363 -19.44% 6
West Midlands -23 18 £450 +20.00% 5
Manchester +18 17 £375 -10.17% 15
Hampshire +17 17 £390 +8.33% 11
Surrey +12 16 £419 -4.34% 7
Berkshire +9 15 £500 +47.05% 14
Hertfordshire +6 15 £340 +4.61% 3
Gloucestershire +10 14 £500 +19.40% 6
Middlesex +6 14 £360 +2.85%
Edinburgh +28 13 £425 -2.29% 6
Cheshire +21 12 £450 -5.26% 1
Canary Wharf +4 12 £560 +53.42%
Oxfordshire -1 11 £650 +18.18% 12
West Sussex +12 10 £450 -
Oxford +7 10 £650 +18.18% 5

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1153 (65.44%) Linux
2 980 (55.62%) Python
3 830 (47.11%) Unix
4 630 (35.75%) Java
5 487 (27.64%) Bash Shell
6 480 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
7 470 (26.67%) SQL
8 454 (25.77%) DevOps
9 437 (24.80%) Oracle
10 428 (24.29%) Puppet
11 407 (23.10%) Windows
12 350 (19.86%) Red Hat
13 329 (18.67%) Ruby
14 321 (18.22%) Finance
15 320 (18.16%) Jenkins
16 291 (16.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 289 (16.40%) Apache
18 280 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
19 278 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
20 275 (15.61%) Configuration Management
21 273 (15.49%) Shell Script
22 265 (15.04%) Ansible
23 255 (14.47%) Git (software)
24 246 (13.96%) TCP/IP
24 246 (13.96%) C++
25 245 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
26 230 (13.05%) JavaScript
26 230 (13.05%) VMware
27 212 (12.03%) Tomcat
28 207 (11.75%) PHP

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
1 289 (16.40%) Apache
2 212 (12.03%) Tomcat
3 131 (7.43%) WebLogic
4 103 (5.85%) WebSphere
5 95 (5.39%) nginx
6 82 (4.65%) JBoss
7 69 (3.92%) OpenStack
8 63 (3.58%) Confluence
9 59 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 57 (3.23%) IIS
11 48 (2.72%) Apache Spark
12 39 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (1.99%) Apache Pig
14 26 (1.48%) Apache Solr
14 26 (1.48%) Jetty
15 24 (1.36%) Mule ESB
16 23 (1.31%) WildFly
17 22 (1.25%) FileNet
17 22 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 58 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.79%) MS Office
3 13 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.057%) InDesign
8 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 10 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.40%) Summit
5 6 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.17%) Relativity
7 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.11%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.11%) RMDS
8 2 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.057%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.057%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 245 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.95%) PaaS
4 41 (2.33%) GitHub
5 40 (2.27%) IaaS
6 38 (2.16%) SaaS
7 36 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (1.93%) Amazon S3
10 25 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (1.31%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.62%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
17 8 (0.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 246 (13.96%) TCP/IP
2 206 (11.69%) DNS
3 192 (10.90%) Firewall
4 147 (8.34%) LDAP
5 136 (7.72%) SSL
6 122 (6.92%) HTTP
7 76 (4.31%) Internet
8 62 (3.52%) SAN
9 59 (3.35%) VPN
10 47 (2.67%) SSH
11 40 (2.27%) DHCP
12 38 (2.16%) Reverse Proxy
13 33 (1.87%) Kerberos
13 33 (1.87%) SMTP
14 30 (1.70%) SNMP
15 27 (1.53%) WAN
16 24 (1.36%) LAN
17 23 (1.31%) X.509
18 22 (1.25%) Network Security
19 21 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.75%) MySQL
2 148 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 146 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 140 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 128 (7.26%) SQL Server
6 121 (6.87%) Hadoop
7 120 (6.81%) Big Data
8 112 (6.36%) Oracle Database
9 80 (4.54%) MongoDB
10 69 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 62 (3.52%) DB2
12 54 (3.06%) Apache Hive
13 42 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (2.21%) KDB
15 31 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
16 30 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
16 30 (1.70%) OLTP
16 30 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (1.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 320 (18.16%) Jenkins
2 255 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 122 (6.92%) JIRA
4 106 (6.02%) Subversion
5 73 (4.14%) Ant
6 72 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 68 (3.86%) Selenium
8 63 (3.58%) Cucumber
9 56 (3.18%) Maven
9 56 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 44 (2.50%) JUnit
11 43 (2.44%) ClearCase
11 43 (2.44%) Gerrit
12 40 (2.27%) Hudson
13 35 (1.99%) Vagrant
14 33 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (1.76%) Mercurial
15 31 (1.76%) SonarQube
16 30 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (1.65%) ClearQuest
General
1 321 (18.22%) Finance
2 170 (9.65%) Banking
3 52 (2.95%) Front Office
4 47 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.38%) Retail
6 26 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 17 (0.96%) Law
9 15 (0.85%) Advertising
10 13 (0.74%) Back Office
11 12 (0.68%) Military
12 10 (0.57%) Electronics
12 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.57%) Marketing
13 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.28%) Avionics
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.23%) Games
15 4 (0.23%) Legal
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 417 (23.67%) Developer
2 278 (15.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 198 (11.24%) Administrator
4 134 (7.60%) Linux Engineer
5 125 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
6 98 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 98 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 95 (5.39%) Analyst
8 80 (4.54%) Consultant
9 78 (4.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 77 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 77 (4.37%) Support Engineer
11 75 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 74 (4.20%) Architect
12 74 (4.20%) Unix Engineer
13 57 (3.23%) Applications Support
13 57 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 56 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
15 55 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
16 53 (3.01%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (9.08%) HTML
2 146 (8.29%) Web Services
3 120 (6.81%) .NET
3 120 (6.81%) Middleware
4 116 (6.58%) XML
5 115 (6.53%) LAMP
6 104 (5.90%) J2EE
7 97 (5.51%) CSS
8 71 (4.03%) JSON
9 70 (3.97%) jQuery
10 69 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
11 65 (3.69%) STL
12 61 (3.46%) Node.js
13 55 (3.12%) LEMP Stack
13 55 (3.12%) Regular Expression
14 54 (3.06%) REST
15 47 (2.67%) XSLT
16 46 (2.61%) JMS
17 43 (2.44%) Spring
17 43 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 56 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 54 (3.06%) Clustering
5 42 (2.38%) Derivative
6 37 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 33 (1.87%) Equities
8 33 (1.87%) Replication
9 32 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 26 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.31%) DataPower
13 22 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.96%) Fintech
15 17 (0.96%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1153 (65.44%) Linux
2 830 (47.11%) Unix
3 407 (23.10%) Windows
4 291 (16.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 188 (10.67%) Solaris
6 143 (8.12%) AIX
7 135 (7.66%) CentOS
8 98 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 91 (5.16%) Ubuntu
10 44 (2.50%) SUSE
11 38 (2.16%) HPUX
12 37 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
13 29 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 18 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (0.96%) Debian
18 15 (0.85%) Android
19 14 (0.79%) Apple iOS
20 13 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (25.77%) DevOps
3 278 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
4 275 (15.61%) Configuration Management
5 176 (9.99%) ITIL
6 173 (9.82%) Scrum
7 169 (9.59%) Software Engineering
8 145 (8.23%) Open Source
9 142 (8.06%) High Availability
10 140 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 129 (7.32%) OO
12 100 (5.68%) SDLC
13 93 (5.28%) Change Management
14 91 (5.16%) Load Balancing
14 91 (5.16%) TDD
15 89 (5.05%) E-Commerce
16 79 (4.48%) Analytics
17 78 (4.43%) Migration
18 70 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
19 69 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 980 (55.62%) Python
2 630 (35.75%) Java
3 487 (27.64%) Bash Shell
4 470 (26.67%) SQL
5 329 (18.67%) Ruby
6 273 (15.49%) Shell Script
7 246 (13.96%) C++
8 230 (13.05%) JavaScript
9 207 (11.75%) PHP
10 201 (11.41%) C
11 171 (9.70%) PowerShell
12 137 (7.78%) C#
13 102 (5.79%) Korn
14 68 (3.86%) VB
15 63 (3.58%) Scala
16 56 (3.18%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.76%) Go
18 28 (1.59%) VBScript
19 26 (1.48%) Groovy
20 24 (1.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 198 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 121 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 70 (3.97%) DV Cleared
4 58 (3.29%) Degree
5 25 (1.42%) CISSP
6 20 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 16 (0.91%) CEH
9 15 (0.85%) GIAC
10 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.57%) RHCE
12 9 (0.51%) CCNA
12 9 (0.51%) CCNP
12 9 (0.51%) SANS
13 7 (0.40%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.34%) CISM
14 6 (0.34%) RHCT
15 5 (0.28%) GCIH
15 5 (0.28%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.75%) QA
2 28 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.96%) SLA
4 13 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.51%) SDET
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
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 (0.057%) MISRA
System Software
1 169 (9.59%) Docker
2 159 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 66 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (2.78%) NFS
6 32 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 29 (1.65%) vSphere
8 28 (1.59%) Xen
9 27 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 22 (1.25%) Samba
12 20 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
13 18 (1.02%) KVM
13 18 (1.02%) Squid
13 18 (1.02%) vCloud
14 17 (0.96%) Apache Flume
15 16 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (0.74%) iptables
17 12 (0.68%) Hyper-V
17 12 (0.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 428 (24.29%) Puppet
2 280 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (15.04%) Ansible
4 108 (6.13%) Nagios
5 60 (3.41%) Kibana
6 50 (2.84%) logstash
7 48 (2.72%) HAProxy
8 47 (2.67%) Tivoli
9 46 (2.61%) Salt
9 46 (2.61%) ZABBIX
10 44 (2.50%) Terraform
11 41 (2.33%) Control-M
11 41 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
12 30 (1.70%) Kubernetes
13 26 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
14 16 (0.91%) Grafana
14 16 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
15 14 (0.79%) SCOM
16 13 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
17 12 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 437 (24.80%) Oracle
2 350 (19.86%) Red Hat
3 230 (13.05%) VMware
4 137 (7.78%) IBM
5 125 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 119 (6.75%) HP
7 115 (6.53%) Splunk
8 70 (3.97%) Sybase
9 59 (3.35%) Sun
10 51 (2.89%) Atlassian
10 51 (2.89%) Cisco
11 49 (2.78%) Informatica
12 41 (2.33%) EMC
13 39 (2.21%) Google
14 37 (2.10%) Veritas
15 34 (1.93%) CA
16 29 (1.65%) SaltStack
17 27 (1.53%) SAP
18 22 (1.25%) Murex
18 22 (1.25%) Tableau
London
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago