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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 59 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.21% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +51.39%
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
348 317 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.37% 36.65% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 149
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Bash Shell
3 20 (66.67%) Ruby
4 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (63.33%) PHP
4 19 (63.33%) DevOps
5 18 (60.00%) Puppet
5 18 (60.00%) Hudson
5 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 18 (60.00%) VMware
6 17 (56.67%) Firewall
6 17 (56.67%) XenServer
6 17 (56.67%) LAN
6 17 (56.67%) WAN
6 17 (56.67%) Citrix
6 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (53.33%) Salt
7 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (50.00%) LDAP
8 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
9 14 (46.67%) CentOS
9 14 (46.67%) Apache
9 14 (46.67%) Python
10 13 (43.33%) Windows
10 13 (43.33%) Samba
11 12 (40.00%) LAMP
11 12 (40.00%) Java
11 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (40.00%) CCNA
12 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 6 (20.00%) MediaWiki
2 6 (20.00%) nginx
3 3 (10.00%) CMS
3 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (6.67%) Mule
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
1 17 (56.67%) LAN
1 17 (56.67%) WAN
2 15 (50.00%) LDAP
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 6 (20.00%) IPsec
3 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 6 (20.00%) OSPF
3 6 (20.00%) BGP
3 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (20.00%) IPv6
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) 2G
5 2 (6.67%) DVB
5 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) LTE
5 2 (6.67%) DLNA
5 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Hudson
1 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) JUnit
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) LAMP
2 3 (10.00%) Java Concurrency
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) Lucene
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) JNI
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Wiki
2 3 (10.00%) DTV
3 2 (6.67%) MPEG
3 2 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.33%) STB
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 14 (46.67%) CentOS
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 6 (20.00%) Debian
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.67%) Android
9 1 (3.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (63.33%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
4 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Database Theory
5 6 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Kanban
8 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) DRM
9 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Bash Shell
2 20 (66.67%) Ruby
3 19 (63.33%) PHP
4 14 (46.67%) Python
5 12 (40.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (40.00%) CCNA
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) XenServer
2 13 (43.33%) Samba
3 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.00%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Puppet
2 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (53.33%) Salt
4 6 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 4 (13.33%) Ansible
6 2 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy