The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Perl 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 86 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.96% 38.57% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 27
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £32.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware