The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 44 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.61% 1.24% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 3.65% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £550 £290 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -25.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -8.75%
Perl
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 219 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.93% 34.01% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 145 65
Average daily rate £415 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Oxford +6 10 £550 +57.14% 1
Perl
South East

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (61.11%) Big Data
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) C++
4 10 (55.56%) SAS
4 10 (55.56%) Analytics
4 10 (55.56%) R
4 10 (55.56%) HPCC
5 6 (33.33%) Statistics
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) RHCT
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Puppet
7 4 (22.22%) LPIC
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (55.56%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Big Data
2 10 (55.56%) HPCC
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Data Scientist
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) C++
4 10 (55.56%) R
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) LPIC
2 4 (22.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware