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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 57 46 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 3.23% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 8.64% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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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
259 382 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.43% 37.38% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 200 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) C
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) EMC
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Nagios
3 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) NFS
3 8 (42.11%) VB
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
3 8 (42.11%) Korn
3 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Bourne shell
3 8 (42.11%) Isilon
4 7 (36.84%) Analytics
4 7 (36.84%) Marketing
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) HNC
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) 2G
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethereal
4 1 (5.26%) SGSN
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) xDSL
4 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.26%) snoop
4 1 (5.26%) 4G
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.26%) ATM
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Danish Language
2 3 (15.79%) Dutch Language
2 3 (15.79%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.79%) Japanese Language
2 3 (15.79%) Korean Language
2 3 (15.79%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
2 3 (15.79%) Swedish Language
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Producer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) WebCenter
3 3 (15.79%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
1 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Product Management
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 8 (42.11%) VB
2 8 (42.11%) Korn
2 8 (42.11%) Bourne shell
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) R
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) HNC
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) CCA
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) PhD
4 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) NFS
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nagios
1 8 (42.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) EMC
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
1 8 (42.11%) Isilon
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas
3 3 (15.79%) Altiris
4 2 (10.53%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
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