The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 50 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% 1.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £406 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.69%
Perl
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.34% 29.09% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 30
Average daily rate £420 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £402 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.75 £30.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Bedfordshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java