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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 31 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.91% 9.86% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 20.11% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 8
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£458 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
253 179 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 56.47% 49.04% 52.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 105 90
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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
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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +5 21 £458 +1.77% 3
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (100.00%) Python
1 40 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (90.00%) OO
4 35 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 35 (87.50%) ClearCase
4 35 (87.50%) Subversion
5 31 (77.50%) Ruby
5 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
6 26 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (65.00%) Release Management
7 25 (62.50%) UNIX
8 23 (57.50%) C++
9 22 (55.00%) Java
9 22 (55.00%) OOD
10 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (42.50%) Lua
11 17 (42.50%) Maven
11 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (42.50%) PHP
11 17 (42.50%) Ant
12 16 (40.00%) Scrum
13 13 (32.50%) STL
13 13 (32.50%) SDH
13 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
13 13 (32.50%) Wireshark
14 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
14 12 (30.00%) 2G

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SDH
1 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
1 13 (32.50%) Wireshark
2 12 (30.00%) 3G
2 12 (30.00%) 2G
2 12 (30.00%) 2.5G
3 11 (27.50%) 4G
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 35 (87.50%) ClearCase
1 35 (87.50%) Subversion
2 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (42.50%) Ant
3 17 (42.50%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
2 17 (42.50%) C++ Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) STL
2 8 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (90.00%) OO
3 26 (65.00%) Release Management
3 26 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (55.00%) OOD
5 16 (40.00%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
7 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (77.50%) Ruby
2 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
3 23 (57.50%) C++
4 22 (55.00%) Java
5 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (42.50%) PHP
5 17 (42.50%) Lua
6 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) Sun Certification
3 8 (20.00%) OCPJP
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Sun
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 14 hours ago