The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 46 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.27% 24.08% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £176 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.42 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
East of England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Perl
East of England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) VMware