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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 52 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.27% 0.91% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 3.24% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 9
Average daily rate £338 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
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
308 247 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.79% 28.07% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 153 174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) Python
2 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 18 (60.00%) VMware
4 17 (56.67%) Puppet
4 17 (56.67%) High Availability
5 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
6 15 (50.00%) DNS
7 14 (46.67%) ZABBIX
7 14 (46.67%) Cacti
7 14 (46.67%) Ganglia
7 14 (46.67%) SSL
7 14 (46.67%) Apache
7 14 (46.67%) MySQL
7 14 (46.67%) Web Services
7 14 (46.67%) LAMP
7 14 (46.67%) Nagios
7 14 (46.67%) collectd
7 14 (46.67%) logstash
7 14 (46.67%) Graphite
8 13 (43.33%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (43.33%) Splunk
8 13 (43.33%) OpenStack
8 13 (43.33%) MCollective
8 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
8 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
8 13 (43.33%) JBoss
8 13 (43.33%) LDAP
8 13 (43.33%) SMTP
8 13 (43.33%) HTTP
8 13 (43.33%) qmail

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) JBoss
2 13 (43.33%) nginx
2 13 (43.33%) OpenStack
2 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) DNS
2 14 (46.67%) SSL
3 13 (43.33%) HTTP
3 13 (43.33%) LDAP
3 13 (43.33%) SMTP
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) MPLS
6 2 (6.67%) BGP
6 2 (6.67%) Broadband
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) IPv4
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Applications Support
4 11 (36.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Linux Support
4 11 (36.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) LAMP
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 13 (43.33%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (43.33%) MCollective
3 1 (3.33%) Esper
3 1 (3.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) IPTV
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) High Availability
2 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (3.33%) API Testing
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.33%) AWK
3 4 (13.33%) sed
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) HNC
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) qmail
1 13 (43.33%) Squid
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Puppet
2 14 (46.67%) Cacti
2 14 (46.67%) collectd
2 14 (46.67%) Ganglia
2 14 (46.67%) Graphite
2 14 (46.67%) logstash
2 14 (46.67%) Nagios
2 14 (46.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Splunk
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Huawei
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
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