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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 119 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 21 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.34% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 1.04% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 14
Median daily rate £343 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £319 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
975 766 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.70% 32.28% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 469 441
Median daily rate £373 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.50 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -26 8 £500 -
Staffordshire +4 2 - - 2
Birmingham -12 1 £360 +22.03% 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (70.00%) Unix
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 20 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 20 (40.00%) Oracle
4 19 (38.00%) Java
4 19 (38.00%) Informatica
5 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
5 17 (34.00%) ClearCase
6 16 (32.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) RUP
6 16 (32.00%) Pega
6 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 15 (30.00%) J2EE
8 13 (26.00%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
9 12 (24.00%) OO
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
11 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (18.00%) webMethods
12 9 (18.00%) Python
13 8 (16.00%) Finance
13 8 (16.00%) JIRA
13 8 (16.00%) BEA
13 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
14 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
14 7 (14.00%) XML
14 7 (14.00%) HTML

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 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) Documentum
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
1 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) IMAP
2 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) ClearQuest
3 6 (12.00%) PVCS
4 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) CA Gen
6 3 (6.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) FishEye
7 2 (4.00%) GitLab
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Grunt
8 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.00%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Front Office
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Perl Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Unix Support
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) J2EE
2 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.00%) CSS
2 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) EJB
5 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) J2SE
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Servlets
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Derivative
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.00%) Fintech
4 3 (6.00%) Equities
4 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Unix
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) RUP
1 16 (32.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL
9 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) Haskell
7 1 (2.00%) Korn
7 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Control-M
2 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Grafana
3 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Informatica
3 16 (32.00%) Pega
4 9 (18.00%) webMethods
5 8 (16.00%) BEA
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
7 2 (4.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) SunGard
8 1 (2.00%) VMware
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