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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 84 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 24 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 1.34% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £290 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £430 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
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
622 746 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.20% 35.26% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 426 338
Average daily rate £340 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 34
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £15.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -6 1 - - 6
Coventry - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (70.45%) UNIX
2 30 (68.18%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) Oracle
4 27 (61.36%) WebLogic
5 24 (54.55%) Solaris
5 24 (54.55%) Apache
6 23 (52.27%) Windows
7 20 (45.45%) Linux
7 20 (45.45%) J2EE
8 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
9 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database
10 16 (36.36%) Puppet
11 15 (34.09%) Open Source
11 15 (34.09%) DevOps
11 15 (34.09%) BEA
11 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
12 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
13 13 (29.55%) JBoss
14 12 (27.27%) Subversion
14 12 (27.27%) Maven
15 11 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (25.00%) Hudson
15 11 (25.00%) AIX
15 11 (25.00%) Sun
16 10 (22.73%) SQL
16 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
16 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (61.36%) WebLogic
2 24 (54.55%) Apache
3 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
4 13 (29.55%) JBoss
5 9 (20.45%) Confluence
6 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) IMAP
1 3 (6.82%) SMTP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.55%) DataStage
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Subversion
2 12 (27.27%) Maven
3 11 (25.00%) Hudson
4 9 (20.45%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Platform Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Forensic Investigator
8 1 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Support
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) J2EE
2 11 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (11.36%) SAX
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) ODBC
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Open Source
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.73%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) Solaris
3 23 (52.27%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
4 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) RUP
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 4 (9.09%) Korn
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) EnCE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Squid
2 3 (6.82%) Sendmail
3 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Oracle
2 15 (34.09%) BEA
2 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.00%) Sun
4 7 (15.91%) webMethods
5 5 (11.36%) Business Objects
6 4 (9.09%) Informatica
6 4 (9.09%) Pega
7 3 (6.82%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.27%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.27%) VMware
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