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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 26 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 33 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.35% 0.68% 7.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 2.35% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 10
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£458 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -11.69%
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
237 85 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.58% 29.11% 56.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 44 91
Average daily rate £438 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £437 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 25
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.65 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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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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 - 27 £458 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Python
2 44 (78.57%) DV Cleared
2 44 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (69.64%) OO
4 38 (67.86%) Bash Shell
5 36 (64.29%) Release Management
6 34 (60.71%) Subversion
6 34 (60.71%) ClearCase
6 34 (60.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 32 (57.14%) Ruby
8 31 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (50.00%) C++
10 27 (48.21%) Java
11 24 (42.86%) UNIX
12 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
13 20 (35.71%) Ant
13 20 (35.71%) Linux
13 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
13 20 (35.71%) Maven
13 20 (35.71%) Apache Ivy
14 16 (28.57%) Scrum
15 15 (26.79%) Lua
15 15 (26.79%) PHP
16 14 (25.00%) OOD
17 13 (23.21%) SQL
18 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
19 11 (19.64%) Sun
19 11 (19.64%) Sun Certification
20 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) SMTP
2 6 (10.71%) LDAP
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 3 (5.36%) 3G
5 3 (5.36%) 2G
5 3 (5.36%) 2.5G
5 3 (5.36%) SDH
5 3 (5.36%) SNMP
5 3 (5.36%) 4G
5 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) DVB
7 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.79%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Subversion
1 34 (60.71%) ClearCase
1 34 (60.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (35.71%) Ant
2 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.71%) Maven
2 20 (35.71%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (32.14%) C++ Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) RF Test Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Spring
1 6 (10.71%) J2EE
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Camel
3 3 (5.36%) STL
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) Struts
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Wiki
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
3 1 (1.79%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) UNIX
2 20 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) CentOS
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (69.64%) OO
2 36 (64.29%) Release Management
3 31 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) OOD
6 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Test Management
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) Python
2 38 (67.86%) Bash Shell
3 32 (57.14%) Ruby
4 28 (50.00%) C++
5 27 (48.21%) Java
6 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.79%) Lua
7 15 (26.79%) PHP
8 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.14%) C
10 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.79%) Tcl
11 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (78.57%) DV Cleared
1 44 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) Sun Certification
3 5 (8.93%) OCPJP
4 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.57%) LPIC
5 2 (3.57%) CCENT
6 1 (1.79%) HND
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) DO-160
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Squid
2 5 (8.93%) qmail
3 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Sun
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper