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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 104 55 101
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +46
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 2.77% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 8.79% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 22
Average daily rate £319 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £289 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
757 774 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.35% 31.58% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 298 330
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +5 9 £250 - 2
Bracknell - 8 £338 -
Reading -35 7 £369 +4.60% 11
Slough +2 2 - - 5
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (61.33%) UNIX
2 37 (49.33%) Oracle
3 33 (44.00%) Linux
4 30 (40.00%) SQL
5 28 (37.33%) Windows
6 26 (34.67%) Telecoms
7 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (29.33%) Red Hat
8 21 (28.00%) Solaris
9 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 18 (24.00%) C
11 16 (21.33%) HTML
12 15 (20.00%) Java
12 15 (20.00%) Korn
13 14 (18.67%) MySQL
13 14 (18.67%) DNS
13 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
13 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
14 13 (17.33%) Internet
14 13 (17.33%) VMware
15 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (16.00%) IBM
15 12 (16.00%) EMC
15 12 (16.00%) HTTP
16 11 (14.67%) NFS
16 11 (14.67%) CGI
16 11 (14.67%) VB
16 11 (14.67%) .NET
16 11 (14.67%) Tivoli
16 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.67%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.67%) Metrica
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 13 (17.33%) Internet
4 12 (16.00%) HTTP
5 7 (9.33%) DHCP
6 6 (8.00%) Firewall
7 5 (6.67%) SNMP
7 5 (6.67%) VLAN
7 5 (6.67%) SMTP
7 5 (6.67%) LDAP
8 4 (5.33%) LAN
8 4 (5.33%) WAN
8 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security
9 2 (2.67%) SSH
9 2 (2.67%) FTP
9 2 (2.67%) ATM
10 1 (1.33%) Packet Switching
10 1 (1.33%) RIP
10 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) MySQL
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.00%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.67%) Maven
2 5 (6.67%) JIRA
2 5 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.00%) Selenium
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) Hudson
4 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.67%) Ant
4 2 (2.67%) WinRunner
4 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (34.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Billing
4 5 (6.67%) Back Office
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) OSS Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.00%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Perl Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Perl Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) HTML
2 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 11 (14.67%) CGI
3 10 (13.33%) XML
4 8 (10.67%) SOAP
5 6 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) REST
6 4 (5.33%) JSON
6 4 (5.33%) Web Services
6 4 (5.33%) J2EE
6 4 (5.33%) XHTML
7 3 (4.00%) WSDL
7 3 (4.00%) Ajax
7 3 (4.00%) jQuery
7 3 (4.00%) Ext JS
7 3 (4.00%) CSS3
7 3 (4.00%) HTML5
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.67%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.33%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) RIA
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.67%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) New Media
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
4 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) UNIX
2 33 (44.00%) Linux
3 28 (37.33%) Windows
4 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (28.00%) Solaris
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) SELinux
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) AIX
10 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.67%) SOA
5 7 (9.33%) Workflow
6 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.67%) UML
8 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.33%) MVC
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Process Management
9 3 (4.00%) Scrum
9 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) Electronic Design Automation
9 3 (4.00%) Release Management
9 3 (4.00%) OWASP
9 3 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) C
3 15 (20.00%) Java
3 15 (20.00%) Korn
4 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
5 11 (14.67%) VB
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.00%) C#
8 5 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (6.67%) PHP
8 5 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) R
9 3 (4.00%) AWK
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.00%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) C-shell
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.00%) CCNA
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.33%) HNC
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) NFS
2 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.67%) Xen
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.33%) Samba
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.67%) Netcool
2 8 (10.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 8 (10.67%) Netcool/Webtop
2 8 (10.67%) Ionix
3 6 (8.00%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (6.67%) Puppet
4 5 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.33%) BladeLogic
6 3 (4.00%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.67%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (1.33%) YUM
8 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.33%) SCOM
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Oracle
2 22 (29.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (17.33%) VMware
4 12 (16.00%) IBM
4 12 (16.00%) EMC
5 7 (9.33%) JBoss
6 6 (8.00%) NetApp
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) Sun
6 6 (8.00%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) Greenplum
7 5 (6.67%) Velocent
7 5 (6.67%) Remedy
7 5 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (5.33%) Veritas
8 4 (5.33%) Sybase
8 4 (5.33%) Egenera
9 3 (4.00%) Cerion
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco
9 3 (4.00%) Fujitsu
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