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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 55 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% 1.53% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 3.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
South West

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
311 390 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.42% 42.62% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 315 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% -22.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Python
4 15 (62.50%) PHP
4 15 (62.50%) DevOps
4 15 (62.50%) Ruby
5 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 14 (58.33%) Puppet
5 14 (58.33%) Hudson
6 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (54.17%) LAN
6 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 13 (54.17%) Firewall
7 12 (50.00%) Java
7 12 (50.00%) Salt
7 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
8 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (45.83%) VMware
9 10 (41.67%) Citrix
9 10 (41.67%) Apache
9 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (41.67%) XenServer
10 9 (37.50%) nginx
10 9 (37.50%) Postfix
10 9 (37.50%) CentOS
10 9 (37.50%) UNIX
10 9 (37.50%) Samba
10 9 (37.50%) Debian

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 9 (37.50%) nginx
3 6 (25.00%) MediaWiki
3 6 (25.00%) Confluence
4 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 3 (12.50%) Alfresco
5 2 (8.33%) Mule
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) LAN
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
2 6 (25.00%) IPv6
2 6 (25.00%) OSPF
2 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (25.00%) IPsec
2 6 (25.00%) BGP
2 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) DLNA
3 2 (8.33%) DVB
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 14 (58.33%) Hudson
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.67%) Maven
4 4 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) French Language
1 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 3 (12.50%) Java Concurrency
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Lucene
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Wiki
2 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) MPEG
3 1 (4.17%) iDTV
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (37.50%) CentOS
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 9 (37.50%) Debian
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.33%) Android
8 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Database Theory
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database Theory
5 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) DRM
8 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 15 (62.50%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 15 (62.50%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) XenServer
3 9 (37.50%) Postfix
3 9 (37.50%) Samba
4 6 (25.00%) iptables
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (50.00%) Salt
4 7 (29.17%) Ansible
5 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy