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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 111 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.42% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 5.13% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 11
Average daily rate £450 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £374 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
619 779 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.80% 27.60% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 478 377
Average daily rate £400 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 11 £450 +28.57% 17
Bracknell -2 3 - - 1
Slough +6 1 £273 -9.16%
Newbury - 1 £300 - 1
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (88.64%) Python
2 31 (70.45%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 20 (45.45%) Puppet
5 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 16 (36.36%) MySQL
6 16 (36.36%) OpenStack
7 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
7 15 (34.09%) SSL
8 14 (31.82%) DNS
8 14 (31.82%) HTTP
8 14 (31.82%) JBoss
8 14 (31.82%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) Nagios
8 14 (31.82%) High Availability
9 13 (29.55%) Splunk
9 13 (29.55%) MCollective
9 13 (29.55%) collectd
9 13 (29.55%) logstash
9 13 (29.55%) Graphite
9 13 (29.55%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (29.55%) Squid
9 13 (29.55%) nginx
9 13 (29.55%) ZABBIX
9 13 (29.55%) Cacti
9 13 (29.55%) Ganglia
9 13 (29.55%) qmail
9 13 (29.55%) LAMP
9 13 (29.55%) Apache

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
3 14 (31.82%) JBoss
4 13 (29.55%) Apache
4 13 (29.55%) nginx
4 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.82%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) SAS
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) SSL
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) HTTP
3 13 (29.55%) LDAP
3 13 (29.55%) SMTP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
6 2 (4.55%) Broadband
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
6 2 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.27%) IPv4
7 1 (2.27%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) OLTP
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) AppScan
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.55%) Metasploit
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 11 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Linux Support
4 11 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 13 (29.55%) LAMP
2 13 (29.55%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (29.55%) MCollective
3 3 (6.82%) STL
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 14 (31.82%) High Availability
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Kanban
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) ITSM
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) C++
3 8 (18.18%) Ruby
3 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) C
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) AWK
6 4 (9.09%) sed
7 3 (6.82%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) CEH
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
5 2 (4.55%) CISM
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) CRISC
5 2 (4.55%) GIAC
5 2 (4.55%) HNC
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCIP
6 1 (2.27%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) qmail
1 13 (29.55%) Squid
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.55%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) RHEV
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Puppet
2 14 (31.82%) Nagios
3 13 (29.55%) Cacti
3 13 (29.55%) collectd
3 13 (29.55%) Ganglia
3 13 (29.55%) Graphite
3 13 (29.55%) logstash
3 13 (29.55%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.82%) Ansible
6 2 (4.55%) Nessus
7 1 (2.27%) Control-M
7 1 (2.27%) HP Fortify
7 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) Splunk
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Veracode
7 1 (2.27%) BEA
7 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Isilon
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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