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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank - 45 31
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.30% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
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
109 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.83% 19.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun