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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 61 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 2.12% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 6.03% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
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£344 £390 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% -29.09%
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 £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
231 348 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.86% 35.19% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 190 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) UNIX
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Python
4 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) EMC
5 10 (38.46%) VB
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) PHP
6 9 (34.62%) C
6 9 (34.62%) DHCP
6 9 (34.62%) NFS
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) Nagios
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (34.62%) Bourne shell
6 9 (34.62%) Isilon
6 9 (34.62%) Ruby
6 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
6 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
6 9 (34.62%) Korn
7 8 (30.77%) Java

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) LTE
3 3 (11.54%) 3G
3 3 (11.54%) 4G
3 3 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (7.69%) 2G
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) GGSN
5 1 (3.85%) SGSN
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Packet Switching
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Server Support
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.85%) OSS Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) MCollective
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) YUI
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) DHTML
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (3.85%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
1 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) UNIX
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) eTOM
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) VB
3 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 9 (34.62%) C
3 9 (34.62%) Bourne shell
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby
3 9 (34.62%) Korn
4 8 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) HNC
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
2 6 (23.08%) CCA
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) NFS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Nagios
1 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
2 8 (30.77%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView
3 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 10 (38.46%) HP
1 10 (38.46%) EMC
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) Isilon
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas
3 3 (11.54%) Altiris
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) NetHawk
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft