The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Buckinghamshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 78 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.19% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.59% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £369
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
355 338 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.54% 32.66% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 191 155
Average daily rate £345 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
South East

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Buckinghamshire region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Buckinghamshire region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 1 - -
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) DHTML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (28.57%) Lotus
5 2 (28.57%) Google Apps Script
5 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (14.29%) zOS
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google App Engine
2 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) DHTML
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft