Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Perl Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 851 842
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Perl Developer 41 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.040% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 31
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -4.61%
10th Percentile £385 £283 £268
90th Percentile £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +36.00% -3.85% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Perl Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 7 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 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
England +2 26 £434 +5.15% 9
UK excluding London +52 25 £425 +36.00% 7
London -31 16 £438 - 2
Scotland - 11 £425 -
South East +6 8 £575 +91.67% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £413 -
East of England - 2 £388 - 2

Perl Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Perl Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Perl
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
3 14 (34.15%) Finance
4 13 (31.71%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) Sybase
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) REST
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) Unix
8 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
8 8 (19.51%) PKI
9 7 (17.07%) SQLite
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.07%) DB2
9 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) CPAN
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) SDLC
11 5 (12.20%) Catalyst
11 5 (12.20%) DBIx::Class
11 5 (12.20%) Moose
11 5 (12.20%) XML
11 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
12 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.76%) Apache Flex
12 4 (9.76%) Node.js

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 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Luigi
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) DWDM
2 3 (7.32%) IPFIX
2 3 (7.32%) MRTG
2 3 (7.32%) SNMP
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) DB2
1 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (17.07%) SQLite
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) MSDE
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) KNIME
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) CPAN
3 5 (12.20%) Catalyst
3 5 (12.20%) DBIx::Class
3 5 (12.20%) Moose
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 4 (9.76%) Apache Flex
4 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
4 4 (9.76%) Plack
5 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) Mojolicious
6 2 (4.88%) JSON
6 2 (4.88%) LAMP
6 2 (4.88%) Mason
6 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
7 1 (2.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
1 8 (19.51%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.63%) SDLC
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Greeks
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Perl
2 13 (31.71%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Sybase
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Ciena
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Juniper
3 3 (7.32%) Murex
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Netezza
5 1 (2.44%) RapidMiner