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 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 91 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Perl 31 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 4.23% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £373 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
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
589 662 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.76% 26.49% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 318 303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £19.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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 +12 16 £381 -45.53% 15
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Slough 0 2 £300 -20.00%
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 43 (60.56%) UNIX
2 39 (54.93%) Python
3 35 (49.30%) SQL
4 33 (46.48%) Java
5 28 (39.44%) Oracle
5 28 (39.44%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) C++
7 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
8 17 (23.94%) XML
8 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
9 16 (22.54%) SDLC
9 16 (22.54%) Sybase
9 16 (22.54%) OLTP
9 16 (22.54%) RDBMS
9 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
10 15 (21.13%) STL
10 15 (21.13%) PHP
11 14 (19.72%) MS Access
11 14 (19.72%) 3G
11 14 (19.72%) LTE
11 14 (19.72%) 4G
12 13 (18.31%) 2G
12 13 (18.31%) HTML
13 12 (16.90%) MySQL
13 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.49%) Apache
14 11 (15.49%) Radio Access Network
14 11 (15.49%) Ruby
15 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.08%) Red Hat

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (15.49%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 2 (2.82%) Node.js
5 2 (2.82%) MediaWiki
5 2 (2.82%) Drupal
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) 3G
1 14 (19.72%) LTE
1 14 (19.72%) 4G
2 13 (18.31%) 2G
3 11 (15.49%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (11.27%) HTTP
5 6 (8.45%) Internet
6 5 (7.04%) WAN
6 5 (7.04%) LAN
6 5 (7.04%) DNS
6 5 (7.04%) Firewall
7 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.23%) SSL
8 3 (4.23%) WLAN
8 3 (4.23%) IPv6
8 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.82%) SGSN
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) Wireless
9 2 (2.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.54%) OLTP
2 16 (22.54%) RDBMS
3 14 (19.72%) MS Access
4 12 (16.90%) MySQL
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) DB2
8 1 (1.41%) OLAP
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Subversion
3 5 (7.04%) Hudson
3 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.23%) Introscope
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.82%) NuGet
5 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.41%) BitKeeper
6 1 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Back Office
3 3 (4.23%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) C++ Developer
3 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Network Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) XML
2 15 (21.13%) STL
3 13 (18.31%) HTML
4 7 (9.86%) LAMP
5 6 (8.45%) Web Services
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 5 (7.04%) Ajax
7 4 (5.63%) HTML5
7 4 (5.63%) CSS3
7 4 (5.63%) .NET
7 4 (5.63%) XHTML
7 4 (5.63%) SOAP
7 4 (5.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (4.23%) XSL
8 3 (4.23%) Worklight
9 2 (2.82%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.82%) Laravel
9 2 (2.82%) JSON
9 2 (2.82%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) Taxonomies
3 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.82%) Wiki
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Economics
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (60.56%) UNIX
2 28 (39.44%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Android
5 4 (5.63%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.23%) Debian
7 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.82%) CentOS
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) AIX
8 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
1 16 (22.54%) SDLC
2 10 (14.08%) DevOps
3 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.45%) OO
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Scrum
7 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (4.23%) Open Source
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) Python
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 33 (46.48%) Java
4 21 (29.58%) C++
5 15 (21.13%) PHP
6 11 (15.49%) Ruby
7 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (8.45%) C
9 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (7.04%) VB
11 4 (5.63%) Jython
12 2 (2.82%) C#
12 2 (2.82%) VBScript
12 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.41%) C-shell
13 1 (1.41%) XPath
13 1 (1.41%) sed
13 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) HND
2 6 (8.45%) CCNP
2 6 (8.45%) HNC
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Postfix
2 2 (2.82%) XenServer
2 2 (2.82%) NFS
2 2 (2.82%) Samba
2 2 (2.82%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) OVSD
3 2 (2.82%) HP NNM
3 2 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool/Proviso
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.41%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Oracle
2 16 (22.54%) Sybase
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.86%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Adobe
7 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.82%) Tekelec
8 2 (2.82%) Sandvine
8 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.82%) Redknee
8 2 (2.82%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) BMC
8 2 (2.82%) CA
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) NetHawk
9 1 (1.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.41%) Splunk