The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 56 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 0.46% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Perl
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 18 (75.00%) PHP
1 18 (75.00%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) Puppet
3 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (41.67%) Scala
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (29.17%) MySQL
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) PLM
8 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (25.00%) Nagios
9 5 (20.83%) NetApp
9 5 (20.83%) NFS
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) Apache
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Ruby
10 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Postfix
10 4 (16.67%) NAS
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) LAMP
10 4 (16.67%) Samba

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) MediaWiki
3 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Windchill
1 3 (12.50%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) NAS
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
1 4 (16.67%) IPv6
2 3 (12.50%) BGP
2 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 3 (12.50%) OSPF
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Hudson
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (16.67%) Debian
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) PLM
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) PDM
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) PHP
1 18 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Scala
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.50%) sed
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) AWK
8 3 (12.50%) Korn
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) NFS
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Postfix
2 4 (16.67%) Samba
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Puppet
2 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Nagios
4 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) NetApp
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle