The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 39 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.68% 0.57% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 1.67% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -11.11%
Perl
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
139 60 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.33% 34.48% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 39 65
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 £296 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) RHCT
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) HDFS
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
2 1 (12.50%) Impala
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) PyUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) JDBC
1 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau