The median contractor rate for a Perl Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl Developer
UK
Rank 546 604 584
Rank change year-on-year +58 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 50 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 26
Median daily rate £438 £395 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -7.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £460 £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. 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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl Developer in the UK

Perl Developer
Top 14 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 24 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
England +70 49 £438 +2.94% 14
London +66 47 £438 -2.77% 10
Canary Wharf - 5 £535 -
City of London - 3 £475 - 4
Hayes - 2 £388 -
South East +26 1 £450 +38.46% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £450 +38.46%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North West - 1 £320 -
Oldham - 1 £320 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £320 -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Perl Developer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Perl
2 52 (72.22%) Linux
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.11%) SQL
5 25 (34.72%) Catalyst
6 24 (33.33%) Moose
6 24 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (30.56%) CPAN
8 21 (29.17%) DBIx::Class
9 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 20 (27.78%) Unix
9 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 19 (26.39%) E-Commerce
11 18 (25.00%) Plack
12 17 (23.61%) Java
13 16 (22.22%) High Availability
14 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.83%) MySQL
14 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
14 15 (20.83%) TDD
15 14 (19.44%) RDBMS
15 14 (19.44%) Python
16 13 (18.06%) OO
16 13 (18.06%) Solaris
16 13 (18.06%) HTTP
16 13 (18.06%) Finance
16 13 (18.06%) Migration
17 12 (16.67%) Oracle
17 12 (16.67%) Mentoring

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (15.28%) OpenStack
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 8 (11.11%) DHCP
2 8 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.17%) SSH
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 15 (20.83%) MySQL
4 14 (19.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) DB2
6 2 (2.78%) Informix
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.78%) OLTP
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) PEAR
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) Catalyst
2 24 (33.33%) Moose
3 22 (30.56%) CPAN
4 21 (29.17%) DBIx::Class
5 18 (25.00%) Plack
6 11 (15.28%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (15.28%) Apache Flex
6 11 (15.28%) jQuery
7 10 (13.89%) HTML
8 9 (12.50%) XML
9 7 (9.72%) CSS
10 6 (8.33%) Dancer
11 4 (5.56%) Ajax
11 4 (5.56%) CGI
11 4 (5.56%) JSON
11 4 (5.56%) LAMP
11 4 (5.56%) mod_perl
11 4 (5.56%) Mojolicious
11 4 (5.56%) XSLT
12 3 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Derivative
3 6 (8.33%) CMDB
3 6 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.94%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (6.94%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Unix
3 13 (18.06%) Solaris
4 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) E-Commerce
3 16 (22.22%) High Availability
4 15 (20.83%) TDD
5 13 (18.06%) Migration
5 13 (18.06%) OO
6 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.28%) Kanban
7 11 (15.28%) Refactoring
7 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 11 (15.28%) SOA
8 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.89%) DevOps
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
10 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
10 8 (11.11%) Open Source
11 6 (8.33%) SDLC
12 5 (6.94%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Perl
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 17 (23.61%) Java
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) Python
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
6 11 (15.28%) Scala
7 7 (9.72%) C
7 7 (9.72%) C++
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
9 3 (4.17%) Korn
10 2 (2.78%) C#
10 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) COBOL
11 1 (1.39%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) NFS
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Ansible
1 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.56%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) Murex
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
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