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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 83 77 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.65% 0.62% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 1.96% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£405 £403 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £215
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 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +88.88%
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
379 357 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.94% 31.82% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 216 128
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Average hourly rate £38.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +1 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (67.74%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) Python
4 14 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (45.16%) Greenplum
5 13 (41.94%) Analytics
5 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (41.94%) Business Objects
6 12 (38.71%) C++
6 12 (38.71%) UNIX
6 12 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (35.48%) Java
8 10 (32.26%) C
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) AWK
10 6 (19.35%) Java EE
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (12.90%) Control-M
11 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (12.90%) WebLogic

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) 3G
3 1 (3.23%) Telnet
3 1 (3.23%) 2G
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) LTE
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Ingres
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.68%) ProC
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Java EE
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) CGI
3 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Fedora
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) OOD
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) System Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) C++
4 11 (35.48%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) C
6 6 (19.35%) AWK
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) Korn
9 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
9 2 (6.45%) C#
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.23%) PHP
10 1 (3.23%) VB
10 1 (3.23%) COBOL
10 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.45%) YaST
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Greenplum
2 13 (41.94%) Business Objects
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 2 (6.45%) Coverity
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Nortel
6 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Northgate
6 1 (3.23%) Huawei