The median contractor rate for a Perl Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 608 550
Rank change year-on-year +55 -58  
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 34 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.087% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 57
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £475 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +5.76% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Perl Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl Developer in the UK

Perl Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl Developer in the UK

Perl Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl Developer in the UK

Perl Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl Developer in the UK

Perl Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +41 27 £425 +6.25% 6
London +10 24 £425 -4.49% 2
City of London +2 4 £600 +185.71% 1
Belfast - 4 £413 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £413 -
County Antrim - 4 £413 -
Scotland +43 3 £413 +6.45%
South East +38 3 £575 +45.56% 2
Edinburgh +15 3 £413 +6.45%
Canary Wharf - 1 £615 -

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Perl Developer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Perl
2 54 (64.29%) Linux
3 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (33.33%) Moose
5 27 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (30.95%) Unix
7 25 (29.76%) Catalyst
8 24 (28.57%) CPAN
9 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
9 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
10 22 (26.19%) Relational Database
11 19 (22.62%) DBIx::Class
11 19 (22.62%) RDBMS
11 19 (22.62%) OO
11 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.43%) TDD
13 17 (20.24%) Java
13 17 (20.24%) MySQL
13 17 (20.24%) Python
13 17 (20.24%) High Availability
14 16 (19.05%) Plack
14 16 (19.05%) Finance
15 15 (17.86%) Migration
15 15 (17.86%) Apache Flex
15 15 (17.86%) Solaris
15 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
16 14 (16.67%) HTML
16 14 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

Perl Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) HTTP
2 8 (9.52%) DHCP
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) SAN
4 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) DWDM
5 3 (3.57%) IPFIX
5 3 (3.57%) MRTG
5 3 (3.57%) SNMP
6 2 (2.38%) SSH
6 2 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 19 (22.62%) RDBMS
4 17 (20.24%) MySQL
5 4 (4.76%) DB2
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.57%) Informix
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) KDB
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
1 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Grunt
4 1 (1.19%) PEAR
4 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) Moose
2 25 (29.76%) Catalyst
3 24 (28.57%) CPAN
4 19 (22.62%) DBIx::Class
5 16 (19.05%) Plack
6 15 (17.86%) Apache Flex
7 14 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (16.67%) HTML
8 13 (15.48%) XML
9 11 (13.10%) jQuery
10 10 (11.90%) CSS
11 9 (10.71%) Mojolicious
12 8 (9.52%) JSON
13 6 (7.14%) Ajax
13 6 (7.14%) mod_perl
14 5 (5.95%) Dancer
14 5 (5.95%) LAMP
14 5 (5.95%) Node.js
15 4 (4.76%) J2EE
15 4 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) CMDB
2 6 (7.14%) Derivative
3 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Fintech
5 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Unix
3 15 (17.86%) Solaris
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) OO
3 18 (21.43%) TDD
4 17 (20.24%) High Availability
5 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 15 (17.86%) Migration
6 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.48%) DevOps
8 12 (14.29%) Kanban
8 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 12 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 12 (14.29%) Scrum
9 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
9 11 (13.10%) SOA
10 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.52%) Open Source
12 7 (8.33%) SDLC
13 6 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
13 6 (7.14%) ITIL
13 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Perl
2 28 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.24%) Java
4 17 (20.24%) Python
5 12 (14.29%) Ruby
5 12 (14.29%) Scala
6 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.14%) Korn
7 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.76%) C
8 4 (4.76%) C++
8 4 (4.76%) XPath
9 3 (3.57%) PHP
10 2 (2.38%) C#
11 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) Go
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) NFS
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Ansible
1 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
2 12 (14.29%) Sybase
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 9 (10.71%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.57%) Ciena
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) Juniper
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.57%) Murex
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk