The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 71 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 42 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.86% 1.44% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.65% 5.50% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
632 673 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.03% 26.20% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 416 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 20 £450 - 8
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Slough +8 2 £650 +25.00%
Newbury -2 2 £300 - 1
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 33 (52.38%) Python
2 32 (50.79%) Linux
3 27 (42.86%) DevOps
4 26 (41.27%) VMware
5 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 20 (31.75%) Puppet
8 19 (30.16%) vSphere
8 19 (30.16%) ITIL
9 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (22.22%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) Cisco
11 12 (19.05%) IBM
11 12 (19.05%) CCNP
11 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (19.05%) ClearQuest
11 12 (19.05%) Ruby
12 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
12 11 (17.46%) CCNA
12 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
12 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
12 11 (17.46%) Unix
13 10 (15.87%) Nagios
13 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (14.29%) RHCSA
14 9 (14.29%) EMC VNX
14 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 9 (14.29%) Release Management
14 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Drupal
2 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.17%) SilverStripe
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Perch
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) BGP
4 3 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.17%) HSRP
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
5 2 (3.17%) IPsec
5 2 (3.17%) MPLS
5 2 (3.17%) OSPF
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) DMZ
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.59%) RIP
6 1 (1.59%) SMTP
6 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) DB2
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
1 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.76%) Big Data
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) ClearQuest
2 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
3 9 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.94%) Ant
5 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.94%) JIRA
5 5 (7.94%) Maven
6 3 (4.76%) AppScan
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Administrator
2 10 (15.87%) Consultant
3 9 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.70%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Configuration Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Software Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Node.js
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) CGI
3 4 (6.35%) J2EE
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.17%) XSLT
6 1 (1.59%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.59%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) Symfony
6 1 (1.59%) WCF
6 1 (1.59%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 9 (14.29%) Solaris
4 8 (12.70%) AIX
4 8 (12.70%) Windows
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.35%) Android
6 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.35%) CentOS
6 4 (6.35%) SUSE
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) DevOps
2 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 19 (30.16%) ITIL
4 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Release Management
6 6 (9.52%) High Availability
6 6 (9.52%) Kanban
6 6 (9.52%) Open Source
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
8 4 (6.35%) Coaching
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) Isomorphic Development
8 4 (6.35%) Microservices
8 4 (6.35%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.35%) Software Distribution
8 4 (6.35%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Python
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) Ruby
4 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) C
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) Scala
8 3 (4.76%) C#
8 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) SQL
9 2 (3.17%) XPath
10 1 (1.59%) Korn
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) CCNP
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNA
3 9 (14.29%) RHCE
3 9 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) CEH
5 2 (3.17%) CISA
5 2 (3.17%) CISM
5 2 (3.17%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) CRISC
5 2 (3.17%) GIAC
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (30.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) vCloud
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Puppet
2 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (15.87%) Nagios
4 6 (9.52%) CFEngine
5 4 (6.35%) Ansible
5 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.17%) Nessus
7 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) VMware
2 12 (19.05%) Cisco
2 12 (19.05%) IBM
3 9 (14.29%) EMC
3 9 (14.29%) HP
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.17%) Veracode
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Foundry
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Zend