The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 78 80 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.59% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 1.94% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Average daily rate
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£405 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
417 361 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.48% 30.34% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 208 145
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 April 2015. 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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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 -3 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 14 (48.28%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (48.28%) Greenplum
4 13 (44.83%) Business Objects
4 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (44.83%) Analytics
5 12 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle
6 10 (34.48%) C++
7 9 (31.03%) UNIX
8 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (24.14%) C
8 7 (24.14%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) VMware
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (13.79%) AWK
11 4 (13.79%) Control-M
11 4 (13.79%) Banking

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) SMTP
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) LTE
5 1 (3.45%) 2G
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) 3G
5 1 (3.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.34%) ProC
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Design Authority
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) CGI
3 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) SUSE
5 2 (6.90%) HPUX
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
4 2 (6.90%) ETL
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) OWASP
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
1 18 (62.07%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 7 (24.14%) C
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) AWK
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) Korn
6 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) HDFS
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
1 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Control-M
2 3 (10.34%) Zenoss
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (6.90%) YaST
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Greenplum
2 13 (44.83%) Business Objects
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Splunk
5 3 (10.34%) AppSense
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Veritas
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (6.90%) Coverity
7 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson