The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 62 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Perl 8 4 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.43% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 1.37% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£700 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
252 292 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.78% 31.20% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 131 128
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.20 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
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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
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 11 July 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
3 4 (26.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) R
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) CMS
4 3 (20.00%) Danish Language
4 3 (20.00%) Dutch Language
4 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
4 3 (20.00%) Japanese Language
4 3 (20.00%) Korean Language
4 3 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) IPsec
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) FTP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) ATM
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) PPP
4 1 (6.67%) RIP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DSL
4 1 (6.67%) L2TP
4 1 (6.67%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Danish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (20.00%) Japanese Language
2 3 (20.00%) Korean Language
2 3 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Swedish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Web Producer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) JSP
4 3 (20.00%) WebCenter
5 1 (6.67%) XSL
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Web Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) R
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (6.67%) PhD
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) F5
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) StorageTek
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Foundry
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