The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 55 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 0.89% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 3.13% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £438 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
Berkshire

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
292 288 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.59% 28.54% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 147 105
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% +3.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (52.38%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) LTE
6 6 (28.57%) 4G
6 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) MS Access
6 6 (28.57%) 2G
6 6 (28.57%) 3G
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Puppet
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Subversion
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) HNC
8 4 (19.05%) HND
8 4 (19.05%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (9.52%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LTE
2 6 (28.57%) 4G
2 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (28.57%) 2G
2 6 (28.57%) 3G
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) WLAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) Packet Switching
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) GGSN
5 1 (4.76%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) NuGet
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Network Programmer
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Programmer
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) YUI
5 2 (9.52%) XSL
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (4.76%) MCollective
6 1 (4.76%) Celery
6 1 (4.76%) Catalyst
6 1 (4.76%) DHTML
6 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (14.29%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
2 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) VB
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) HNC
1 4 (19.05%) HND
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) NetHawk
2 1 (4.76%) VMware