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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 128 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Contract jobs citing Perl 20 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 3.10% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
Median daily rate £316 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.97% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £720 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
1022 742 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.61% 29.25% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 442 450
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 27
Median hourly rate £39.20 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.26 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -33 8 £316 -15.86%
Birmingham -6 4 - - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire -4 1 - -
Coventry -15 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (57.14%) Unix
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) Python
4 15 (35.71%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle
7 10 (23.81%) J2EE
7 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
7 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.43%) JIRA
8 9 (21.43%) webMethods
8 9 (21.43%) RUP
9 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
9 8 (19.05%) Informatica
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (19.05%) Pega
9 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (16.67%) Apache
10 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (16.67%) HTML
10 7 (16.67%) Windows
10 7 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (14.29%) OO

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 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 3 (7.14%) MindAlign
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) Documentum
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Route 53
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) IMAP
2 4 (9.52%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (9.52%) SMTP
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) S/MIME
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (21.43%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) CA Gen
4 6 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 5 (11.90%) ClearQuest
6 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.52%) Subversion
7 3 (7.14%) PVCS
8 2 (4.76%) Ant
8 2 (4.76%) FishEye
8 2 (4.76%) GitLab
8 2 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.38%) JMeter
9 1 (2.38%) JUnit
9 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.38%) Electronics
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Perl Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) COBOL Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.76%) webMethods Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) EJB
6 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) J2SE
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Servlets
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
1 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Unix
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) Debian
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) SUSE
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) HPUX
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) RUP
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 7 (16.67%) Open Source
5 6 (14.29%) Case Management
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
5 6 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) V-Model
6 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.90%) COBOL
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) Haskell
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Sendmail
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) Grafana
3 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) webMethods
3 8 (19.05%) Informatica
3 8 (19.05%) Pega
4 6 (14.29%) BEA
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.14%) Proofpoint
6 2 (4.76%) BMC
6 2 (4.76%) Google
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) ICL
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.38%) VMware