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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 94 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 0.99% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 3.62% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
Average daily rate
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£335 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £195 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £378 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.31% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
668 691 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.33% 27.30% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 350 301
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 60
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.26% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £11.25 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 14 £338 -8.47% 24
Slough +2 4 £300 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead +6 1 - -
Bracknell -7 1 £263 -22.22%
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (59.42%) UNIX
2 40 (57.97%) Python
3 35 (50.72%) Java
4 31 (44.93%) SQL
4 31 (44.93%) Linux
5 23 (33.33%) Oracle
5 23 (33.33%) C++
6 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
7 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
8 16 (23.19%) Sybase
8 16 (23.19%) OLTP
8 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
8 16 (23.19%) Multithreading
9 15 (21.74%) PHP
10 14 (20.29%) Apache
11 12 (17.39%) HTML
12 11 (15.94%) STL
12 11 (15.94%) MySQL
12 11 (15.94%) DNS
12 11 (15.94%) HTTP
13 10 (14.49%) VMware
13 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (14.49%) LTE
14 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
14 9 (13.04%) 4G
14 9 (13.04%) 3G
14 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
14 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
14 9 (13.04%) Windows
14 9 (13.04%) XML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (20.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Drupal
5 2 (2.90%) Confluence
5 2 (2.90%) MediaWiki
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) DNS
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) LTE
3 9 (13.04%) 4G
3 9 (13.04%) 3G
4 8 (11.59%) 2G
5 7 (10.14%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (8.70%) SSL
6 6 (8.70%) Internet
7 5 (7.25%) Firewall
7 5 (7.25%) WAN
7 5 (7.25%) LAN
8 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.35%) Wireless
9 3 (4.35%) DAB
9 3 (4.35%) WLAN
9 3 (4.35%) IPv6
10 2 (2.90%) Packet Switching
10 2 (2.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
2 16 (23.19%) OLTP
2 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.94%) MySQL
4 7 (10.14%) MS Access
5 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.45%) DB2
8 1 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Introscope
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) NuGet
5 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.45%) BitKeeper
6 1 (1.45%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) C++ Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Programmer
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) HTML
2 11 (15.94%) STL
3 9 (13.04%) XML
4 7 (10.14%) LAMP
4 7 (10.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (8.70%) Worklight
6 5 (7.25%) CSS
6 5 (7.25%) SOAP
7 4 (5.80%) .NET
7 4 (5.80%) XHTML
7 4 (5.80%) Ajax
7 4 (5.80%) HTML5
7 4 (5.80%) CSS3
8 3 (4.35%) jQuery
8 3 (4.35%) XSL
9 2 (2.90%) POSIX
9 2 (2.90%) YUI
9 2 (2.90%) Ext JS
9 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.35%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.90%) Wiki
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Economics
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) UNIX
2 31 (44.93%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
5 6 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.80%) Android
7 3 (4.35%) Debian
8 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.90%) CentOS
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Multithreading
2 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.59%) DevOps
3 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (10.14%) OO
4 5 (7.25%) MVC
5 4 (5.80%) ITIL
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Scrum
5 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 3 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
6 3 (4.35%) Analytics
6 3 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (4.35%) Release Management
6 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) Python
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) SQL
4 23 (33.33%) C++
5 15 (21.74%) PHP
6 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 8 (11.59%) Ruby
8 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.14%) C
9 6 (8.70%) Jython
10 3 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (4.35%) C#
11 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.45%) sed
12 1 (1.45%) C-shell
12 1 (1.45%) XPath
12 1 (1.45%) AWK
12 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) HNC
1 4 (5.80%) HND
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) CCNP
2 3 (4.35%) CCNA
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) NFS
3 2 (2.90%) Samba
3 2 (2.90%) XenServer
3 2 (2.90%) Postfix
3 2 (2.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.90%) Salt
4 1 (1.45%) Netcool/Proviso
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.45%) Netcool
4 1 (1.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Sybase
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.14%) Citrix
6 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 6 (8.70%) Adobe
6 6 (8.70%) AppDynamics
7 5 (7.25%) Tekelec
7 5 (7.25%) Sandvine
7 5 (7.25%) Redknee
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.90%) NetHawk
9 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks