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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.20% - 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% - 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
105 69 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 41.83% 36.51% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 37
Average daily rate £393 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -41.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 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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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
Bournemouth - - - -
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) Korn
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Ingres
4 2 (40.00%) VMS
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Ingres
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) DAO
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VMS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) AWK
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) sed
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat