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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 62 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 1.04% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 3.44% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
297 262 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.58% 30.36% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 17 (58.62%) UNIX
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (48.28%) Python
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
5 10 (34.48%) MS Access
5 10 (34.48%) 3G
5 10 (34.48%) 2G
5 10 (34.48%) LTE
5 10 (34.48%) 4G
6 9 (31.03%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (31.03%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) CCNP
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (20.69%) Ruby
8 6 (20.69%) PHP
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) HND
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet
9 5 (17.24%) DevOps
9 5 (17.24%) HNC
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 4 (13.79%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) 3G
1 10 (34.48%) 2G
1 10 (34.48%) LTE
1 10 (34.48%) 4G
2 9 (31.03%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) WLAN
5 3 (10.34%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) IPv4
6 2 (6.90%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) SNMP
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MS Access
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Hudson
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
1 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Programmer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Network Support
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) Memcached
4 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.45%) Esper
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) XSL
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Economics
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) UNIX
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) SUSE
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.34%) Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
3 6 (20.69%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) HND
3 5 (17.24%) HNC
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) collectd
3 1 (3.45%) logstash
3 1 (3.45%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) Graphite
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.45%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Infovista
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper