The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Perl 2 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 2.27% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 7.26% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 6
Median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £285 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £375 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.38%

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 317 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.48% 31.32% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 216 151
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Perl.

1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) DB2
5 4 (44.44%) Ant
5 4 (44.44%) AIX
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
5 4 (44.44%) CGI
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) HNC
7 2 (22.22%) HND
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) 3G

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 2G
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) IMAP
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) MRTG
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
1 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Management Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Software Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CGI
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) HNC
2 2 (22.22%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Ceph
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Dovecot
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (11.11%) RANCID
3 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat