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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 134 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.65% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.17% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Median daily rate £500 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
1026 737 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.08% 30.03% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 423 435
Median daily rate £370 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 24
Median hourly rate £36.25 £23.63 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.92 £84.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 24 August 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
Shropshire -27 6 £500 - 1
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Coventry -17 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Unix
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) JIRA
4 10 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management
7 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (22.58%) V-Model
7 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
7 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
7 7 (22.58%) Change Control
8 6 (19.35%) Puppet
8 6 (19.35%) DevOps
8 6 (19.35%) Case Management
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 6 (19.35%) Release Management
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Open Source
9 5 (16.13%) IEC 61508
9 5 (16.13%) Java

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 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Documentum
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Route 53
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) IMAP
2 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (32.26%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) ClearCase
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) ClearQuest
4 3 (9.68%) PVCS
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) CA Gen
5 2 (6.45%) FishEye
5 2 (6.45%) GitLab
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) gulp
6 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Perl Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Software Validation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Verification Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) J2SE
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Servlets
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 7 (22.58%) V-Model
4 6 (19.35%) Case Management
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Release Management
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Open Source
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) Haskell
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (3.23%) Grafana
3 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) BEA
2 2 (6.45%) BMC
2 2 (6.45%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Pega
2 2 (6.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) VMware