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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 55 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Perl 14 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 2.67% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 6.64% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 6
Average daily rate
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£406 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £296 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
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
260 437 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.70% 40.24% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 267 158
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 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -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
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 24 December 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 24 December 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%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Python
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (40.00%) DNS
5 10 (40.00%) HP
5 10 (40.00%) EMC
5 10 (40.00%) VB
5 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (36.00%) Bourne shell
6 9 (36.00%) Isilon
6 9 (36.00%) DevOps
6 9 (36.00%) Thin Client
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (36.00%) Korn
6 9 (36.00%) Fat Client
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) C
6 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) Nagios
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) NFS
7 8 (32.00%) Ruby
8 7 (28.00%) Puppet
8 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) Java

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) LTE
3 2 (8.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (8.00%) 3G
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) 2G
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.00%) GGSN
4 1 (4.00%) SGSN
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) DSL
4 1 (4.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Danish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.00%) Japanese Language
2 1 (4.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (4.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (8.00%) Server Support
2 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) MCollective
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) Celery
4 1 (4.00%) DHTML
4 1 (4.00%) XSL
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (36.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) eTOM
5 1 (4.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 10 (40.00%) VB
3 9 (36.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) Korn
3 9 (36.00%) Bourne shell
4 8 (32.00%) Ruby
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
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 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) GIAC
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Nagios
1 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (28.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Salt
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
1 10 (40.00%) EMC
1 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (36.00%) Isilon
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Altiris
3 3 (12.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) NetHawk
5 1 (4.00%) F5