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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 105 77 107
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +30
Contract jobs citing Perl 17 39 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 1.72% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 5.45% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 1
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£503 £275 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.72% -41.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +88.88%
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
813 715 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.80% 31.58% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 421 338
Average daily rate £338 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 28
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £37.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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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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
Shropshire -2 9 £530 - 1
Warwickshire -3 2 £475 +18.75%
Birmingham -25 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 39 (79.59%) Java
2 37 (75.51%) Oracle
3 35 (71.43%) WebLogic
4 34 (69.39%) UNIX
5 28 (57.14%) J2EE
6 24 (48.98%) Apache
7 23 (46.94%) BEA
8 22 (44.90%) Solaris
9 21 (42.86%) Windows
10 20 (40.82%) SQL
11 18 (36.73%) Tomcat
12 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
13 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
13 16 (32.65%) Linux
13 16 (32.65%) webMethods
14 15 (30.61%) Open Source
15 14 (28.57%) Puppet
15 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
16 13 (26.53%) RUP
16 13 (26.53%) JBoss
16 13 (26.53%) Pega
16 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
16 13 (26.53%) DevOps
17 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
17 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (22.45%) Informatica
18 11 (22.45%) Sun
18 11 (22.45%) AIX
18 11 (22.45%) Subversion
18 11 (22.45%) Maven

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 35 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 24 (48.98%) Apache
3 18 (36.73%) Tomcat
4 13 (26.53%) JBoss
5 9 (18.37%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.08%) DataStage
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) MS Access
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 11 (22.45%) Maven
2 11 (22.45%) Hudson
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Platform Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Perl Developer
9 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) UNIX Support
9 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) J2EE
2 11 (22.45%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (10.20%) SAX
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) Catalyst
5 1 (2.04%) Moose
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Open Source
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) UNIX
2 22 (44.90%) Solaris
3 21 (42.86%) Windows
4 16 (32.65%) Linux
5 11 (22.45%) AIX
5 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (22.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
2 13 (26.53%) RUP
2 13 (26.53%) DevOps
3 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
5 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) Scrum
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.04%) Change Management
10 1 (2.04%) ETL
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) Korn
8 2 (4.08%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Squid
2 2 (4.08%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Oracle
2 23 (46.94%) BEA
3 16 (32.65%) webMethods
4 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 13 (26.53%) Pega
6 11 (22.45%) Informatica
6 11 (22.45%) Sun
7 6 (12.24%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) VMware
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