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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 90 99 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Contract jobs citing Perl 36 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 1.03% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 3.99% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
679 627 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.25% 25.90% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 314 385
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 15 £450 +50.00% 11
Maidenhead - 5 £400 - 1
Bracknell -5 1 - - 1
Slough -7 1 £520 +38.66%
Newbury -10 1 - - 2
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (68.75%) UNIX
2 40 (62.50%) SQL
3 32 (50.00%) Oracle
4 30 (46.88%) Python
5 27 (42.19%) Linux
6 26 (40.63%) Java
7 18 (28.13%) Telecoms
8 16 (25.00%) C++
8 16 (25.00%) XML
9 14 (21.88%) STL
9 14 (21.88%) Windows
9 14 (21.88%) SDLC
10 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
10 13 (20.31%) MS Access
11 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.75%) Sybase
11 12 (18.75%) OLTP
11 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
11 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
12 11 (17.19%) LTE
12 11 (17.19%) 4G
12 11 (17.19%) 2G
12 11 (17.19%) 3G
12 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.19%) ITIL
13 10 (15.63%) Project Management
13 10 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
14 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
14 9 (14.06%) Middleware
14 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) 3G
1 11 (17.19%) 2G
1 11 (17.19%) LTE
1 11 (17.19%) 4G
2 10 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) MPLS
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) WLAN
5 3 (4.69%) SNMP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.13%) OSPF
6 2 (3.13%) BGP
6 2 (3.13%) IPv4
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) MS Access
1 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.75%) OLTP
2 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.38%) OLAP
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Hudson
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) PVCS
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) C++ Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Problem Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Network Programmer
6 2 (3.13%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Programmer
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) XML
2 14 (21.88%) STL
3 9 (14.06%) Middleware
4 8 (12.50%) Web Services
4 8 (12.50%) .NET
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (9.38%) HTML
7 5 (7.81%) Ajax
8 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.13%) JSON
9 2 (3.13%) Swing
9 2 (3.13%) J2EE
9 2 (3.13%) CSS
9 2 (3.13%) JSP
9 2 (3.13%) SOAP
9 2 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.56%) Memcached
10 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Statistics
3 3 (4.69%) Taxonomies
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Economics
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) UNIX
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 14 (21.88%) Windows
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) SUSE
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) SDLC
2 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 11 (17.19%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
9 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.81%) Service Management
9 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.69%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.69%) Analytics
11 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 30 (46.88%) Python
3 26 (40.63%) Java
4 16 (25.00%) C++
5 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.94%) PHP
6 7 (10.94%) VB
6 7 (10.94%) Ruby
7 6 (9.38%) C-shell
7 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.25%) C
9 3 (4.69%) VBScript
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.13%) Tcl
11 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.56%) VBA
11 1 (1.56%) Korn
11 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) CCNP
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.38%) HND
3 5 (7.81%) HNC
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE
7 1 (1.56%) CCSP
7 1 (1.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.56%) Samba
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.56%) Xen
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.81%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (3.13%) OVSD
3 2 (3.13%) HP NNM
3 2 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.13%) Netcool
3 2 (3.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.56%) Cacti
4 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.56%) collectd
4 1 (1.56%) logstash
4 1 (1.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Sybase
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) F5
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) BMC
6 2 (3.13%) CA
6 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Serena
7 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.56%) Egenera
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint