The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 123 117 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Contract jobs citing Perl 19 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.28% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 0.91% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Median daily rate £320 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £319 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 766 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.76% 30.71% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 482 419
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 25
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Worcestershire - 9 £315 -
Shropshire -28 6 - -
Birmingham -2 1 £360 +22.03% 4
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 39 (75.00%) Unix
2 35 (67.31%) SQL
3 26 (50.00%) Oracle
4 25 (48.08%) Shell Script
5 24 (46.15%) Informatica
6 23 (44.23%) Java
7 22 (42.31%) WebLogic
8 21 (40.38%) RUP
8 21 (40.38%) Pega
9 20 (38.46%) Waterfall
9 20 (38.46%) ClearCase
10 18 (34.62%) J2EE
11 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
12 15 (28.85%) Linux
12 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (28.85%) Test Strategy
13 14 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (26.92%) webMethods
14 13 (25.00%) BEA
14 13 (25.00%) OO
15 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
17 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
18 9 (17.31%) ClearQuest
18 9 (17.31%) Finance
18 9 (17.31%) Oracle OWB
19 7 (13.46%) HTML
19 7 (13.46%) CSS
19 7 (13.46%) XML
19 7 (13.46%) Python

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Confluence
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) SAS
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) Documentum
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) SSH
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) IMAP
3 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.85%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 9 (17.31%) ClearQuest
3 6 (11.54%) CA Gen
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) PVCS
4 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) FishEye
6 2 (3.85%) GitLab
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.92%) Gatling
7 1 (1.92%) Grunt
7 1 (1.92%) gulp
7 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.92%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Front Office
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Perl Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Software Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Unix Support
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Unix Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.92%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) J2EE
2 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.85%) Java EE
4 2 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) EJB
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) J2SE
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Servlets
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Derivative
2 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.69%) Fintech
3 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Unix
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Debian
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) SUSE
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) RUP
2 20 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (28.85%) Test Strategy
4 13 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Data Management
10 4 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.77%) Open Source
11 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) Shell Script
3 23 (44.23%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Korn
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) Haskell
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Control-M
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Grafana
2 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.92%) Kibana
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (46.15%) Informatica
3 21 (40.38%) Pega
4 14 (26.92%) webMethods
5 13 (25.00%) BEA
6 4 (7.69%) BMC
7 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.92%) Sun
9 1 (1.92%) SunGard
9 1 (1.92%) VMware