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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 57 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
412 221 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.47% 36.35% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 161 189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 22
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 October 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 24 October 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 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 33 (91.67%) Bash Shell
3 32 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 32 (88.89%) Ruby
4 31 (86.11%) PHP
4 31 (86.11%) DevOps
5 30 (83.33%) Puppet
5 30 (83.33%) VMware
5 30 (83.33%) LAMP
6 29 (80.56%) Ubuntu
6 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (77.78%) XenServer
7 28 (77.78%) Firewall
8 27 (75.00%) CentOS
9 24 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (63.89%) Salt
11 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (61.11%) Apache
12 21 (58.33%) LDAP
12 21 (58.33%) Java
12 21 (58.33%) Samba
12 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
13 20 (55.56%) Citrix
14 19 (52.78%) LAN
14 19 (52.78%) WAN
14 19 (52.78%) Hudson
15 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (50.00%) Debian
16 17 (47.22%) VPN
17 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (61.11%) Apache
2 10 (27.78%) nginx
3 8 (22.22%) Confluence
3 8 (22.22%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 21 (58.33%) LDAP
3 19 (52.78%) LAN
3 19 (52.78%) WAN
4 17 (47.22%) VPN
5 8 (22.22%) IPv6
5 8 (22.22%) IPsec
5 8 (22.22%) OSPF
5 8 (22.22%) BGP
5 8 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 8 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) LTE
6 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (5.56%) 3G
6 2 (5.56%) 2G
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
1 8 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (52.78%) Hudson
3 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.00%) Subversion
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (72.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Wiki
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 29 (80.56%) Ubuntu
3 27 (75.00%) CentOS
4 18 (50.00%) Debian
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Fedora
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) ETL
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) BDD
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Bash Shell
2 32 (88.89%) Ruby
3 31 (86.11%) PHP
4 21 (58.33%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 6 (16.67%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CCNA
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) XenServer
2 21 (58.33%) Samba
3 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (25.00%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (83.33%) Puppet
2 24 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (63.89%) Salt
4 9 (25.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 20 (55.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.78%) Huawei
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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