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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 53 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.03% 3.29% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 8.43% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +10.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
274 415 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.89% 38.97% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 255 126
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.23% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) C
4 10 (40.00%) VB
4 10 (40.00%) DNS
4 10 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) EMC
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (36.00%) Thin Client
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) NFS
5 9 (36.00%) Nagios
5 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
5 9 (36.00%) Korn
5 9 (36.00%) Fat Client
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (36.00%) Bourne shell
5 9 (36.00%) Isilon
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) HNC
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) Ruby
8 6 (24.00%) MCSE
8 6 (24.00%) CCA

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) 3G
3 3 (12.00%) 4G
4 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (8.00%) LTE
4 2 (8.00%) SNMP
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) 2G
4 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) SGSN
5 1 (4.00%) Ethereal
5 1 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Danish Language
2 2 (8.00%) Dutch Language
2 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (8.00%) Japanese Language
2 2 (8.00%) Korean Language
2 2 (8.00%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Producer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Editor
5 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) MCollective
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (36.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Content Management
3 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) eTOM
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C
1 10 (40.00%) VB
2 9 (36.00%) Korn
2 9 (36.00%) Bourne shell
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) HNC
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
2 6 (24.00%) CCA
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) HND
6 1 (4.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) CISSP
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Nagios
1 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
1 10 (40.00%) EMC
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (36.00%) Isilon
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Altiris
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Adobe
5 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago