The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 16 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 Dorset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 22 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.81% 0.53% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.95% 1.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate £435 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £411
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -37.50%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.37% 49.20% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 37
Average daily rate £418 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -15.78%
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 Dorset

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 13 £435 - 1
Poole - 1 £413 - 1
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (53.33%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Data Guard
7 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 4 (26.67%) NCDA
8 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
8 4 (26.67%) NFS
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (26.67%) Replication
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Database Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) CGI
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) BCP
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Bourne shell
3 2 (13.33%) sed
3 2 (13.33%) AWK
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) NCDA
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (26.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) CA