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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 35 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.66% 2.05% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 5.69% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 11
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£458 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
273 123 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.84% 35.96% 63.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 67 139
Average daily rate £425 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.10 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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
Cheltenham +7 21 £458 - 2
Gloucester - - - - 1
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (96.15%) Python
3 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (84.62%) Bash Shell
5 42 (80.77%) OO
6 40 (76.92%) Ruby
7 39 (75.00%) Subversion
7 39 (75.00%) ClearCase
7 39 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 34 (65.38%) Release Management
9 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (61.54%) C++
10 29 (55.77%) Java
10 29 (55.77%) UNIX
11 25 (48.08%) Scrum
12 24 (46.15%) OOD
13 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
14 19 (36.54%) Maven
14 19 (36.54%) Ant
14 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
14 19 (36.54%) Apache Ivy
15 17 (32.69%) Lua
15 17 (32.69%) PHP
16 11 (21.15%) STL
16 11 (21.15%) SDH
16 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
16 11 (21.15%) Sun
16 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
16 11 (21.15%) Wireshark

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) SDH
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
1 11 (21.15%) Wireshark
2 10 (19.23%) 3G
2 10 (19.23%) 2G
2 10 (19.23%) 2.5G
3 9 (17.31%) 4G
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 39 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 39 (75.00%) ClearCase
1 39 (75.00%) Subversion
2 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
3 19 (36.54%) Maven
3 19 (36.54%) Ant
3 19 (36.54%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
4 7 (13.46%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) C++ Developer
3 19 (36.54%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) STL
2 10 (19.23%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Client/Server
1 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
2 1 (1.92%) Wiki
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) UNIX
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (80.77%) OO
3 34 (65.38%) Release Management
4 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (48.08%) Scrum
6 24 (46.15%) OOD
7 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.38%) User Stories
8 7 (13.46%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Test Management
8 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Python
2 44 (84.62%) Bash Shell
3 40 (76.92%) Ruby
4 32 (61.54%) C++
5 29 (55.77%) Java
6 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.69%) PHP
7 17 (32.69%) Lua
8 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
8 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
3 10 (19.23%) OCPJP
4 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.62%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Sun
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft