The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 95 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.36% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 4.35% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £233 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 759 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.38% 31.29% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 333 386
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.10 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +7 7 £700 +268.42% 5
Slough +5 6 £375 - 8
Bracknell +5 5 £338 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) UNIX
2 21 (42.86%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (28.57%) Solaris
5 13 (26.53%) C
5 13 (26.53%) Java
5 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
5 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (24.49%) Tivoli
6 12 (24.49%) Sun
6 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
6 12 (24.49%) Windows
7 11 (22.45%) IBM
7 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 9 (18.37%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (18.37%) Marketing
10 8 (16.33%) CCNA
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) NFS
10 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (16.33%) Puppet
11 7 (14.29%) Analytics
11 7 (14.29%) Cisco
11 7 (14.29%) Korn
11 7 (14.29%) Xen
11 7 (14.29%) Degree

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.04%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) SGSN
3 4 (8.16%) LTE
4 3 (6.12%) GGSN
4 3 (6.12%) SSH
4 3 (6.12%) 3G
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) HTTP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) FTP
5 2 (4.08%) SNMP
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQLPlus
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) TestNG
2 3 (6.12%) JUnit
2 3 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.08%) WinRunner
3 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Danish Language
5 3 (6.12%) Dutch Language
5 3 (6.12%) Italian Language
5 3 (6.12%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.12%) Korean Language
5 3 (6.12%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
5 3 (6.12%) Swedish Language
6 2 (4.08%) Electronics
6 2 (4.08%) Billing
6 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.04%) Publishing
7 1 (2.04%) Games
7 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Web Producer
5 3 (6.12%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) JSP
4 3 (6.12%) WebCenter
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.04%) XSL
6 1 (2.04%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.04%) CPAN
6 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) W3C
3 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) New Media
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) UNIX
2 21 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) Solaris
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.29%) Analytics
3 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) UML
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Test Management
5 4 (8.16%) Kanban
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) TDD
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Electronic Design Automation
6 3 (6.12%) Content Management
6 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Web Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.29%) Korn
7 6 (12.24%) AWK
7 6 (12.24%) Ruby
7 6 (12.24%) C++
7 6 (12.24%) Python
8 5 (10.20%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) R
9 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.04%) C-shell
11 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.33%) CCNA
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.16%) ISEB
5 4 (8.16%) RHCE
5 4 (8.16%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.04%) HND
6 1 (2.04%) PhD
6 1 (2.04%) CCIE
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) NFS
2 7 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Tivoli
2 8 (16.33%) Puppet
3 6 (12.24%) Cobbler
3 6 (12.24%) Netcool/Webtop
3 6 (12.24%) Netcool
3 6 (12.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (10.20%) Ionix
5 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.04%) YUM
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Nagios
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (24.49%) Sun
4 11 (22.45%) IBM
5 7 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (12.24%) EMC
6 6 (12.24%) Citrix
7 5 (10.20%) Juniper
7 5 (10.20%) HP
7 5 (10.20%) Redknee
8 3 (6.12%) F5
8 3 (6.12%) Adobe
9 2 (4.08%) VMware
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 1 (2.04%) Sybase
10 1 (2.04%) Vignette
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago