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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 59 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 1.64% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 5.08% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
270 295 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.25% 32.31% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 195 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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
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 2016, 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 32 (86.49%) Python
2 30 (81.08%) Linux
3 23 (62.16%) VMware
4 20 (54.05%) Configuration Management
4 20 (54.05%) Puppet
5 16 (43.24%) MySQL
5 16 (43.24%) High Availability
5 16 (43.24%) OpenStack
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
6 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (35.14%) nginx
7 13 (35.14%) ZABBIX
7 13 (35.14%) Cacti
7 13 (35.14%) Ganglia
7 13 (35.14%) qmail
7 13 (35.14%) Squid
7 13 (35.14%) LAMP
7 13 (35.14%) Nagios
7 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
7 13 (35.14%) JBoss
7 13 (35.14%) LDAP
7 13 (35.14%) Apache
7 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
7 13 (35.14%) SMTP
7 13 (35.14%) HTTP
7 13 (35.14%) SSL
7 13 (35.14%) Splunk
7 13 (35.14%) MCollective
7 13 (35.14%) collectd

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 16 (43.24%) OpenStack
2 13 (35.14%) Apache
2 13 (35.14%) JBoss
2 13 (35.14%) nginx
2 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
2 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 13 (35.14%) LDAP
2 13 (35.14%) SMTP
2 13 (35.14%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) MPLS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) HSRP
4 1 (2.70%) IOS XR
4 1 (2.70%) IPsec
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Ant
2 3 (8.11%) Gradle
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) AppScan
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Applications Support
4 11 (29.73%) Applications Support Engineer
4 11 (29.73%) Linux Support
4 11 (29.73%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) LAMP
1 13 (35.14%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (35.14%) MCollective
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Configuration Management
2 16 (43.24%) High Availability
3 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Kanban
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Ruby
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) AWK
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) sed
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) HNC
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) qmail
1 13 (35.14%) Squid
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) KVM
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.41%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) RHEV
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Puppet
2 13 (35.14%) Cacti
2 13 (35.14%) collectd
2 13 (35.14%) Ganglia
2 13 (35.14%) Graphite
2 13 (35.14%) logstash
2 13 (35.14%) Nagios
2 13 (35.14%) ZABBIX
3 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.11%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Control-M
5 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 13 (35.14%) Splunk
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.81%) Remedy
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Sybase