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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 36 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 20 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.12% 1.52% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 4.50% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 10
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£478 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +51.39%
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
267 111 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.05% 33.64% 64.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 55 143
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £274 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £14.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 +6 20 £478 - 1
Gloucester - - - - 2
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 50 (98.04%) DV Cleared
1 50 (98.04%) Security Cleared
2 48 (94.12%) Python
3 44 (86.27%) OO
3 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (78.43%) Bash Shell
5 39 (76.47%) Release Management
5 39 (76.47%) Subversion
5 39 (76.47%) ClearCase
5 39 (76.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (64.71%) Ruby
8 29 (56.86%) C++
8 29 (56.86%) Java
9 26 (50.98%) UNIX
10 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
11 23 (45.10%) Ant
11 23 (45.10%) Maven
11 23 (45.10%) Apache Ivy
12 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
13 21 (41.18%) Scrum
14 19 (37.25%) OOD
15 18 (35.29%) PHP
15 18 (35.29%) Lua
16 14 (27.45%) Sun
16 14 (27.45%) Sun Certification
16 14 (27.45%) Linux
17 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
17 11 (21.57%) SQL
18 9 (17.65%) J2EE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) 2G
1 7 (13.73%) 2.5G
1 7 (13.73%) 3G
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.73%) SDH
1 7 (13.73%) Wireshark
1 7 (13.73%) 4G
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (76.47%) Subversion
1 39 (76.47%) ClearCase
1 39 (76.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (45.10%) Ant
2 23 (45.10%) Maven
2 23 (45.10%) Apache Ivy
3 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (37.25%) C++ Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) J2EE
2 7 (13.73%) STL
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
3 5 (9.80%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) CESG
3 1 (1.96%) Wiki
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) UNIX
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) OO
1 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (76.47%) Release Management
3 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (41.18%) Scrum
5 19 (37.25%) OOD
6 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.73%) User Stories
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Management
9 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL
10 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Python
2 40 (78.43%) Bash Shell
3 33 (64.71%) Ruby
4 29 (56.86%) C++
4 29 (56.86%) Java
5 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 18 (35.29%) PHP
6 18 (35.29%) Lua
7 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
7 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (98.04%) DV Cleared
1 50 (98.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) Sun Certification
3 9 (17.65%) OCPJP
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) vSphere
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Sun
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat