The median contractor rate for a Perl Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl Developer
UK / England
Rank 536 602 563
Rank change year-on-year +66 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 49 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.027% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.028% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 24
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +2.66% -8.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Perl Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Perl Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Perl Developer in England

Perl Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl Developer in England

Perl Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl Developer in England

Perl Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl Developer in England

Perl Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +72 47 £438 -2.77% 10
South East +18 1 £450 +38.46% 2
North West - 1 £320 -
Perl Developer
UK

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Perl Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Perl Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Perl
2 52 (74.29%) Linux
3 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 25 (35.71%) Catalyst
5 24 (34.29%) Moose
5 24 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (31.43%) CPAN
7 21 (30.00%) DBIx::Class
8 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 19 (27.14%) Unix
9 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
9 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
10 18 (25.71%) Plack
11 17 (24.29%) Java
12 16 (22.86%) High Availability
13 15 (21.43%) TDD
13 15 (21.43%) MySQL
13 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
14 14 (20.00%) RDBMS
14 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 14 (20.00%) Python
15 13 (18.57%) Solaris
15 13 (18.57%) OO
15 13 (18.57%) HTTP
15 13 (18.57%) Migration
16 12 (17.14%) Finance
16 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
17 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 11 (15.71%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 8 (11.43%) DHCP
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) SSH
5 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (27.14%) Relational Database
3 15 (21.43%) MySQL
4 14 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 2 (2.86%) Informix
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) OLTP
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) PEAR
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) Catalyst
2 24 (34.29%) Moose
3 22 (31.43%) CPAN
4 21 (30.00%) DBIx::Class
5 18 (25.71%) Plack
6 11 (15.71%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (15.71%) Apache Flex
6 11 (15.71%) jQuery
7 9 (12.86%) HTML
7 9 (12.86%) XML
8 6 (8.57%) CSS
8 6 (8.57%) Dancer
9 4 (5.71%) Ajax
9 4 (5.71%) CGI
9 4 (5.71%) JSON
9 4 (5.71%) LAMP
9 4 (5.71%) mod_perl
9 4 (5.71%) Mojolicious
9 4 (5.71%) XSLT
10 3 (4.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) CMDB
2 6 (8.57%) Derivative
2 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
3 5 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 4 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (74.29%) Linux
2 19 (27.14%) Unix
3 13 (18.57%) Solaris
4 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.29%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
3 16 (22.86%) High Availability
4 15 (21.43%) TDD
5 13 (18.57%) Migration
5 13 (18.57%) OO
6 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.71%) Kanban
7 11 (15.71%) Refactoring
7 11 (15.71%) Scrum
7 11 (15.71%) SOA
8 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.29%) DevOps
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.43%) High-Frequency Trading
10 8 (11.43%) Low Latency
10 8 (11.43%) Open Source
11 6 (8.57%) SDLC
12 5 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Perl
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) Python
5 11 (15.71%) Ruby
5 11 (15.71%) Scala
6 6 (8.57%) C
6 6 (8.57%) C++
7 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.71%) XPath
8 3 (4.29%) Korn
9 2 (2.86%) C#
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Go
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) NFS
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Ansible
1 9 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.86%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) Murex
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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