The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 74 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Perl 50 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.91% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.13% 8.49% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £390 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Perl
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
701 883 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.77% 34.29% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 479 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +1 19 £300 -23.07% 3
Slough -4 10 £375 +7.14% 2
Bracknell +1 6 £330 -2.22% 1
Wokingham - 5 £333 -
Newbury -3 2 £438 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Java
3 28 (39.44%) Python
4 27 (38.03%) UNIX
5 24 (33.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (32.39%) Windows
7 20 (28.17%) SQL
7 20 (28.17%) DNS
7 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
7 20 (28.17%) Ruby
8 18 (25.35%) Citrix
9 17 (23.94%) NFS
9 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (21.13%) HP
12 14 (19.72%) EMC
12 14 (19.72%) Korn
12 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
13 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
13 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (18.31%) VB
13 13 (18.31%) Solaris
13 13 (18.31%) SOAP
14 12 (16.90%) Cisco
14 12 (16.90%) CCNA
14 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.49%) C
16 10 (14.08%) C++
16 10 (14.08%) Oracle

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (7.04%) Apache
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) PaaS
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 3 (4.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) DHCP
3 6 (8.45%) 3G
4 5 (7.04%) NAS
4 5 (7.04%) LTE
4 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
5 4 (5.63%) SSL
5 4 (5.63%) SSH
6 3 (4.23%) SGSN
6 3 (4.23%) SNMP
6 3 (4.23%) 4G
7 2 (2.82%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) 2G
7 2 (2.82%) GGSN
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) WiMAX
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) DB2
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) MS Access
3 2 (2.82%) OLTP
4 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) GCC
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
3 3 (4.23%) TestNG
3 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.23%) TestLink
4 2 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 8 (11.27%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.82%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.82%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.82%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.82%) Korean Language
5 2 (2.82%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.82%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (11.27%) Analyst
1 8 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Project Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Architect
2 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Project Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.23%) QA Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) SOAP
2 9 (12.68%) HTML
3 7 (9.86%) Ajax
4 6 (8.45%) MCollective
5 5 (7.04%) JSON
5 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.04%) Middleware
5 5 (7.04%) XML
5 5 (7.04%) REST
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.23%) VXML
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) WebCenter
8 2 (2.82%) .NET
8 2 (2.82%) JSP
8 2 (2.82%) LAMP
9 1 (1.41%) jQuery
9 1 (1.41%) CGI
9 1 (1.41%) CSS
9 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Thin Client
1 10 (14.08%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.04%) User Experience
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) IVR
6 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.82%) W3C
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.82%) CMDB
7 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.41%) DTV
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) UNIX
3 24 (33.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.31%) Solaris
7 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.45%) DevOps
3 6 (8.45%) Web Development
3 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
3 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (8.45%) Time Management
4 5 (7.04%) Test Management
4 5 (7.04%) OO
5 4 (5.63%) Scrum
5 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.63%) TDD
5 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.23%) Kanban
6 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) Python
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) Ruby
4 14 (19.72%) Korn
5 13 (18.31%) VB
6 11 (15.49%) C
7 10 (14.08%) C++
8 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.68%) Bourne shell
9 8 (11.27%) PHP
9 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (9.86%) C#
10 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.90%) CCNA
3 8 (11.27%) JNCIA
4 7 (9.86%) HNC
5 6 (8.45%) MCSE
5 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.45%) RHCE
5 6 (8.45%) CCA
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.04%) CCNP
7 4 (5.63%) Degree
7 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (4.23%) ISEB
8 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.82%) HND
10 1 (1.41%) HP APS
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) GIAC
10 1 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) NFS
2 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) OpenSSH
4 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.82%) vCloud
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) LXC
6 1 (1.41%) Docker
6 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
2 9 (12.68%) Nagios
3 7 (9.86%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
4 3 (4.23%) Netcool
5 2 (2.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (2.82%) OpenView
6 1 (1.41%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.35%) Citrix
3 15 (21.13%) HP
4 14 (19.72%) EMC
5 12 (16.90%) Cisco
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle
7 9 (12.68%) Juniper
7 9 (12.68%) Isilon
8 8 (11.27%) Sun
8 8 (11.27%) Redknee
9 6 (8.45%) IBM
9 6 (8.45%) BMC
10 5 (7.04%) Hitachi
10 5 (7.04%) Cognos
11 3 (4.23%) Altiris
11 3 (4.23%) VMware
11 3 (4.23%) Veritas
11 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.23%) Sybase
12 2 (2.82%) Adobe
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago