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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.47% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 4.17% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £425 £395 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £333 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%

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
717 911 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.21% 35.13% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 564 397
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 36
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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
Shropshire +9 8 £550 +4.76% 1
Birmingham -7 4 £438 +18.24% 4
Coventry - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Perl.

1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Python
3 18 (50.00%) Unix
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) Ruby
5 11 (30.56%) Open Source
5 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (25.00%) SSL
7 9 (25.00%) Informatica
7 9 (25.00%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) Google
8 8 (22.22%) jQuery
8 8 (22.22%) HTTP
8 8 (22.22%) Apache
8 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) J2EE
9 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 7 (19.44%) Ant
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) RUP
9 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management

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 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) Apache
3 6 (16.67%) nginx
3 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (8.33%) MindAlign
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) DNN
6 1 (2.78%) Documentum
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) GitHub
2 6 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SSL
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) IMAP
3 3 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (8.33%) S/MIME
3 3 (8.33%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Junos
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Pentaho
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (19.44%) Ant
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.67%) Gatling
3 6 (16.67%) Grunt
3 6 (16.67%) gulp
3 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 6 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (16.67%) Sublime Text
4 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.11%) CA Gen
5 3 (8.33%) Hudson
5 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (5.56%) GoCD
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (8.33%) COBOL Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2EE
1 8 (22.22%) jQuery
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js
3 6 (16.67%) Servlets
4 3 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) JDBC
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) CentOS
7 3 (8.33%) SUSE
8 2 (5.56%) HPUX
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.78%) Fedora
9 1 (2.78%) VME
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 7 (19.44%) RUP
5 6 (16.67%) Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) MapReduce
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Python
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Ruby
4 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 7 (19.44%) C#
7 6 (16.67%) Groovy
7 6 (16.67%) Haskell
7 6 (16.67%) Scala
8 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.89%) COBOL
8 5 (13.89%) Korn
9 4 (11.11%) PHP
10 2 (5.56%) Go
10 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.78%) C++
11 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Grafana
1 6 (16.67%) Kibana
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Terraform
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Control-M
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Informatica
3 8 (22.22%) Google
4 6 (16.67%) Pega
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.67%) webMethods
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) BEA
7 3 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) Proofpoint
7 3 (8.33%) Talend
8 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
8 2 (5.56%) BMC
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) ICL
9 1 (2.78%) CA
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) Sun