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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 46 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.26% 1.62% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 5.84% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
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
228 257 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.64% 27.75% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 181 105
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (43.33%) DevOps
6 10 (33.33%) Puppet
7 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby
8 8 (26.67%) vSphere
9 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (20.00%) ClearCase
10 6 (20.00%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.00%) CFEngine
11 5 (16.67%) High Availability
11 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (13.33%) IBM

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 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) HSRP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
2 6 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Ant
4 3 (10.00%) Gradle
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) AppScan
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) SUSE
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Distribution
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) AWK
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Korn
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) Control-M
4 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase