Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Perl Developer was £434 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Perl Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 833 822
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 26 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.041% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.043% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 27
England median daily rate £434 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +17.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £359 £283 £268
90th Percentile £584 £488 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Perl Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Perl Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 16 £438 - 2
South East +6 8 £575 +91.67% 4
East of England - 2 £388 - 2
Perl Developer
UK

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (100.00%) Perl
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Catalyst
6 5 (19.23%) DBIx::Class
6 5 (19.23%) Moose
7 4 (15.38%) Plack
7 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Node.js
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) MySQL
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) HTTP
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) CPAN
8 3 (11.54%) DWDM
8 3 (11.54%) Front Office
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 3 (11.54%) SNMP
8 3 (11.54%) RDBMS

Perl Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Luigi
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) DWDM
2 3 (11.54%) IPFIX
2 3 (11.54%) MRTG
2 3 (11.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) KNIME
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Catalyst
1 5 (19.23%) DBIx::Class
1 5 (19.23%) Moose
2 4 (15.38%) CPAN
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) Plack
3 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) Mojolicious
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (7.69%) Mason
5 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) OO
2 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Greeks
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Perl
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.85%) Go
7 1 (3.85%) GraphQL
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Ciena
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Juniper
1 3 (11.54%) Murex
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Netezza
3 1 (3.85%) RapidMiner
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase