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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 87 58 95
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +37
Contract jobs citing Perl 34 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 3.00% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 9.14% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 12
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
633 842 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.12% 32.84% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 420 335
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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
Slough +3 12 £375 +7.14% 6
Reading -11 11 £300 -7.69% 8
Bracknell -4 2 £388 +14.81% 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) UNIX
3 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
4 24 (38.71%) Java
5 22 (35.48%) Windows
6 20 (32.26%) Solaris
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
6 20 (32.26%) DNS
6 20 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (30.65%) Korn
7 19 (30.65%) NFS
7 19 (30.65%) Citrix
8 16 (25.81%) Oracle
9 15 (24.19%) Sun
10 14 (22.58%) C
10 14 (22.58%) Python
10 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.97%) HP
11 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (19.35%) CCNA
12 12 (19.35%) VB
13 11 (17.74%) SOAP
13 11 (17.74%) Cisco
13 11 (17.74%) EMC
14 10 (16.13%) Juniper
14 10 (16.13%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.13%) Redknee
14 10 (16.13%) Mobile App

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) DNS
2 8 (12.90%) DHCP
3 5 (8.06%) SSL
3 5 (8.06%) SSH
3 5 (8.06%) LTE
4 4 (6.45%) SGSN
4 4 (6.45%) 3G
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) GGSN
6 2 (3.23%) NAS
6 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
6 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.23%) Wireless
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQLPlus
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) OLTP
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Selenium
1 4 (6.45%) GCC
2 3 (4.84%) TestNG
2 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.84%) JUnit
2 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 9 (14.52%) Banking
4 8 (12.90%) Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Danish Language
5 3 (4.84%) Dutch Language
5 3 (4.84%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.84%) Japanese Language
5 3 (4.84%) Korean Language
5 3 (4.84%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.84%) Swedish Language
6 2 (3.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Publishing
7 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Project Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Web Producer
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) SOAP
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.84%) WebCenter
5 3 (4.84%) VXML
5 3 (4.84%) JSP
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) LAMP
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) CGI
7 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.52%) Thin Client
2 9 (14.52%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.06%) IVR
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) W3C
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) New Media
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) DTV
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) UNIX
3 22 (35.48%) Windows
4 20 (32.26%) Solaris
4 20 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.29%) Analytics
4 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 5 (8.06%) Test Management
5 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (6.45%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Electronic Design Automation
6 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (4.84%) BDD
7 3 (4.84%) Web Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Content Management
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Time Management
7 3 (4.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Korn
4 14 (22.58%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) C
5 12 (19.35%) VB
6 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
6 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.90%) Ruby
7 8 (12.90%) Bourne shell
7 8 (12.90%) C#
7 8 (12.90%) C++
8 6 (9.68%) AWK
9 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.45%) R
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) PHP
11 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.35%) CCNA
3 9 (14.52%) JNCIA
4 7 (11.29%) RHCE
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 5 (8.06%) CCA
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.06%) HNC
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
6 4 (6.45%) ISEB
6 4 (6.45%) CCNP
6 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.61%) PhD
8 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) NFS
2 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.68%) Xen
4 4 (6.45%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.61%) vCloud
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) NetBackup
2 8 (12.90%) Nagios
2 8 (12.90%) Tivoli
3 6 (9.68%) Puppet
3 6 (9.68%) Cobbler
4 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (3.23%) Netcool
5 2 (3.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
2 19 (30.65%) Citrix
3 16 (25.81%) Oracle
4 15 (24.19%) Sun
5 13 (20.97%) HP
6 11 (17.74%) EMC
6 11 (17.74%) Cisco
7 10 (16.13%) Juniper
7 10 (16.13%) Redknee
8 8 (12.90%) Isilon
9 7 (11.29%) IBM
10 4 (6.45%) Veritas
11 3 (4.84%) Adobe
11 3 (4.84%) Altiris
12 2 (3.23%) F5
12 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.23%) Sybase
12 2 (3.23%) BMC
13 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
13 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
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