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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 60 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.37% 1.30% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
345 269 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.38% 34.98% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 205 156
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 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 21 (70.00%) Ruby
4 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (66.67%) PHP
4 20 (66.67%) DevOps
5 19 (63.33%) Hudson
5 19 (63.33%) Puppet
5 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
5 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
5 19 (63.33%) VMware
6 18 (60.00%) Firewall
6 18 (60.00%) XenServer
6 18 (60.00%) Citrix
6 18 (60.00%) LDAP
6 18 (60.00%) LAN
6 18 (60.00%) WAN
6 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (56.67%) Salt
7 17 (56.67%) Apache
7 17 (56.67%) CentOS
7 17 (56.67%) Ubuntu
8 16 (53.33%) Samba
9 15 (50.00%) LAMP
9 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (46.67%) CCNA
11 11 (36.67%) Python
11 11 (36.67%) Java
11 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (56.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) MediaWiki
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
2 5 (16.67%) Confluence
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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
1 18 (60.00%) LDAP
1 18 (60.00%) LAN
1 18 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (16.67%) IPv6
2 5 (16.67%) BGP
2 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 5 (16.67%) OSPF
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 5 (16.67%) Network Security
2 5 (16.67%) IPsec
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) DLNA
4 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (6.67%) LTE
4 2 (6.67%) 2G
4 2 (6.67%) DVB
4 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Hudson
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 5 (16.67%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) JUnit
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%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Java Concurrency
3 2 (6.67%) Lucene
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) JNI
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Wiki
2 3 (10.00%) DTV
3 2 (6.67%) Video on Demand
3 2 (6.67%) MPEG
4 1 (3.33%) iDTV
4 1 (3.33%) STB
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) CentOS
2 17 (56.67%) Ubuntu
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (16.67%) Debian
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Database Theory
5 5 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 21 (70.00%) Ruby
3 20 (66.67%) PHP
4 11 (36.67%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (46.67%) CCNA
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) XenServer
2 16 (53.33%) Samba
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Puppet
2 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (56.67%) Salt
4 5 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
4 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
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