The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 28 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 29 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.82% 4.79% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 10.78% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 0
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£425 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 204 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.21% 44.44% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 104 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.57 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester -6 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Cheltenham -2 8 £400 -1.35% 1
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 48 (97.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (95.92%) DV Cleared
3 46 (93.88%) Python
4 41 (83.67%) Java
5 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (59.18%) Ruby
6 29 (59.18%) C++
6 29 (59.18%) OO
7 28 (57.14%) UNIX
8 26 (53.06%) ClearCase
9 25 (51.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 25 (51.02%) Subversion
9 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
10 24 (48.98%) Release Management
11 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
12 18 (36.73%) PHP
12 18 (36.73%) Ant
12 18 (36.73%) Maven
12 18 (36.73%) Lua
12 18 (36.73%) Apache Ivy
13 14 (28.57%) Sun
13 14 (28.57%) Sun Certification
14 13 (26.53%) Oracle
15 11 (22.45%) SQL
15 11 (22.45%) HTML
15 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
15 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
16 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (6.12%) JBoss
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SDH
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (16.33%) Wireshark
2 7 (14.29%) 3G
2 7 (14.29%) 2G
2 7 (14.29%) 2.5G
3 6 (12.24%) 4G
4 2 (4.08%) X.509
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
1 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) ClearCase
2 25 (51.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (51.02%) Subversion
3 18 (36.73%) Maven
3 18 (36.73%) Ant
3 18 (36.73%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 7 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (6.12%) JIRA
7 3 (6.12%) Hudson
7 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C++ Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) STL
3 7 (14.29%) Java EE
4 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 6 (12.24%) Drools
5 4 (8.16%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
7 2 (4.08%) CGI
7 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.04%) HTML5
8 1 (2.04%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.04%) Middleware
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) OO
3 24 (48.98%) Release Management
4 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) OOD
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL
8 7 (14.29%) Test Management
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.20%) User Stories
10 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
12 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) Python
2 41 (83.67%) Java
3 29 (59.18%) C++
3 29 (59.18%) Ruby
4 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
5 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
6 18 (36.73%) PHP
6 18 (36.73%) Lua
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
9 9 (18.37%) C#
10 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.24%) C
12 2 (4.08%) Tcl
13 1 (2.04%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 48 (97.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (95.92%) DV Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) Sun Certification
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.20%) OCPJP
5 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
5 5 (10.20%) ISEB
5 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) Degree
7 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Sun
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) OpenText
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) VMware