The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 85 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 33 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 0.76% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 2.35% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
721 639 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.78% 32.55% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 335 395
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 27
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
England

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 18 £280 -37.77%
Coventry -10 6 £350 -5.08% 1
Shropshire - 5 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 36 (49.32%) Java
1 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
1 36 (49.32%) MySQL
2 30 (41.10%) UNIX
3 27 (36.99%) MS Office
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.88%) VBA
5 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
6 22 (30.14%) Linux
7 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
7 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
8 13 (17.81%) PHP
9 11 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (13.70%) Python
11 9 (12.33%) Control-M
12 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
12 8 (10.96%) SMTP
12 8 (10.96%) DNS
12 8 (10.96%) Oracle
12 8 (10.96%) Sendmail
12 8 (10.96%) IMAP
13 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
13 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.59%) Puppet
13 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (9.59%) DevOps
13 7 (9.59%) HTML
13 7 (9.59%) Cisco
13 7 (9.59%) CCNP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (27.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.11%) Documentum
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (36.99%) MS Office
2 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
1 8 (10.96%) SMTP
1 8 (10.96%) IMAP
2 7 (9.59%) Firewall
3 6 (8.22%) Network Security
3 6 (8.22%) OSPF
3 6 (8.22%) BGP
4 4 (5.48%) LTE
4 4 (5.48%) Junos
5 3 (4.11%) 4G
6 2 (2.74%) 2G
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Internet
6 2 (2.74%) Extranet
6 2 (2.74%) 3G
7 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (49.32%) MySQL
2 27 (36.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) Informix
3 6 (8.22%) MS Access
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.11%) ClearQuest
1 3 (4.11%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.37%) Ant
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.37%) Hudson
2 1 (1.37%) Gradle
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
General
1 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Database Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) UNIX Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) UNIX Scripting Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (2.74%) OSS Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) OSS Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) J2EE
2 5 (6.85%) JSP
2 5 (6.85%) XML
2 5 (6.85%) CGI
2 5 (6.85%) Ajax
3 4 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.11%) Middleware
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) ODBC
6 1 (1.37%) XHTML
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) UNIX
2 22 (30.14%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Solaris
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
1 7 (9.59%) Migration
1 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
1 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (9.59%) DevOps
2 6 (8.22%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (6.85%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
4 4 (5.48%) RUP
5 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.11%) OO
5 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (1.37%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.37%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Java
1 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) VBA
4 13 (17.81%) PHP
5 10 (13.70%) Python
6 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.59%) Tcl
8 6 (8.22%) Scala
9 5 (6.85%) VB
10 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.11%) C++
11 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.74%) Ruby
12 2 (2.74%) Korn
13 1 (1.37%) PHP5
13 1 (1.37%) Groovy
13 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) CCNP
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (5.48%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CCSA
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Control-M
2 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Cisco
2 7 (9.59%) Juniper
2 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
2 7 (9.59%) Lotus
2 7 (9.59%) Blue Coat
3 6 (8.22%) Sybase
4 5 (6.85%) BEA
4 5 (6.85%) Informatica
5 4 (5.48%) Pega
6 3 (4.11%) webMethods
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Sun
8 1 (1.37%) Sony
8 1 (1.37%) Perforce
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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