The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 52 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.02% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 1.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Average daily rate
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£406 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.04% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £338 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.92% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 200 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.34% 32.10% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 141 201
Average daily rate £375 £324 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £17.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.65 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Bristol region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Bristol region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 37 (92.50%) PHP
2 36 (90.00%) DevOps
3 35 (87.50%) Puppet
4 33 (82.50%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (80.00%) Ruby
5 32 (80.00%) Linux
5 32 (80.00%) Bash Shell
6 31 (77.50%) VMware
7 30 (75.00%) LAMP
7 30 (75.00%) Red Hat
8 28 (70.00%) Firewall
8 28 (70.00%) Ubuntu
9 27 (67.50%) XenServer
10 26 (65.00%) Java
11 24 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (55.00%) CentOS
12 22 (55.00%) Apache
12 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (55.00%) Debian
13 21 (52.50%) Samba
13 21 (52.50%) VPN
13 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
14 19 (47.50%) Salt
14 19 (47.50%) LAN
14 19 (47.50%) WAN
14 19 (47.50%) LDAP
14 19 (47.50%) Citrix
15 18 (45.00%) Hudson
16 14 (35.00%) Git (software)

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 14 (35.00%) nginx
3 11 (27.50%) Confluence
3 11 (27.50%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CATIA
1 1 (2.50%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) VPN
3 19 (47.50%) LDAP
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 19 (47.50%) WAN
4 12 (30.00%) IPv6
5 11 (27.50%) IPsec
5 11 (27.50%) OSPF
5 11 (27.50%) BGP
5 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
5 11 (27.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) LTE
6 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.50%) 2G
6 1 (2.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (45.00%) Hudson
3 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (30.00%) Subversion
5 11 (27.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (52.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Perl Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Wiki
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Ubuntu
3 22 (55.00%) CentOS
3 22 (55.00%) Debian
4 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) DevOps
2 33 (82.50%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (30.00%) Build Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (27.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) BDD
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) PLM
7 1 (2.50%) PDM
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) PHP
2 32 (80.00%) Ruby
2 32 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 26 (65.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 5 (12.50%) Scala
7 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CCNA
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) XenServer
2 22 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (52.50%) Samba
4 13 (32.50%) Postfix
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (87.50%) Puppet
2 24 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (47.50%) Salt
4 12 (30.00%) ZABBIX
5 5 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) VMware
2 30 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (47.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks