The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 26 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.50% 2.17% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 4.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +88.88%
Perl
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.36% 44.20% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 20
Average daily rate £375 £360 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £282 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Watford region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Watford region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RAD

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Log4j
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
1 1 (33.33%) XMLBeans
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) Catalyst
1 1 (33.33%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Martini
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Path