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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 87 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 31 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.33% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 5.17% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 20
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
637 638 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.25% 25.77% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 399 354
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 15
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +15 15 £388 -10.14% 10
Bracknell -7 3 £450 -
Newbury +5 2 £300 - 3
Slough +1 2 £650 +25.00% 3
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £500 -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 23 (41.07%) Python
2 23 (41.07%) VMware
3 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (35.71%) Puppet
4 20 (35.71%) DevOps
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
6 15 (26.79%) vSphere
7 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 14 (25.00%) ClearQuest
8 13 (23.21%) Unix
8 13 (23.21%) ClearCase
8 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco
10 11 (19.64%) IBM
10 11 (19.64%) CCNP
10 11 (19.64%) CCNA
10 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (19.64%) Solaris
10 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
11 10 (17.86%) Nagios
11 10 (17.86%) HP
11 10 (17.86%) RHCSA
11 10 (17.86%) Release Management
12 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (16.07%) EMC VNX
12 9 (16.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (16.07%) EMC

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 2 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) Confluence
1 2 (3.57%) Drupal
1 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.57%) SilverStripe
2 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.79%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.79%) nginx
2 1 (1.79%) Perch
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) LDAP
3 3 (5.36%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) BGP
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.79%) IMAP
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) MRTG
5 1 (1.79%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) RIP
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) DB2
2 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 13 (23.21%) ClearCase
3 9 (16.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (8.93%) Ant
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Software Configuration Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Software Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) ClearCase Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Web Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Web Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) CGI
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) J2EE
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 4 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) XSLT
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.79%) Django
6 1 (1.79%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.79%) Kafka
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) OpenLayers
6 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.57%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Linked Data
2 2 (3.57%) Ontologies
2 2 (3.57%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
3 11 (19.64%) Solaris
4 9 (16.07%) AIX
4 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Windows
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.93%) CentOS
8 4 (7.14%) Android
8 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.14%) SUSE
9 2 (3.57%) Debian
10 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 20 (35.71%) DevOps
3 18 (32.14%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Release Management
5 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) High Availability
6 7 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Isomorphic Development
8 4 (7.14%) Microservices
8 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
8 4 (7.14%) RDF
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Software Distribution
8 4 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 2 (3.57%) SPARQL
8 2 (3.57%) SQL
8 2 (3.57%) XPath
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) CCNA
1 11 (19.64%) CCNP
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) RHCSA
3 9 (16.07%) RHCE
3 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCIE
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (26.79%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) KVM
3 2 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) Ceph
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.79%) iptables
4 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.79%) Squid
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Puppet
2 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.86%) Nagios
4 6 (10.71%) CFEngine
4 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (7.14%) Ansible
6 1 (1.79%) Cacti
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) Netcool
6 1 (1.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.79%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.79%) RANCID
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) VMware
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) IBM
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.86%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) EMC
6 8 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) F5
8 1 (1.79%) Foundry
8 1 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) Zend