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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 61 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 13 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.57% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 2.07% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £700 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +171.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £700 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £700 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +23.23%
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
263 242 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.07% 27.47% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 104 138
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 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 3 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 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (46.43%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 10 (35.71%) MS Access
6 10 (35.71%) 3G
6 10 (35.71%) 2G
6 10 (35.71%) LTE
6 10 (35.71%) 4G
7 9 (32.14%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (32.14%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (21.43%) HND
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) CCNP
9 6 (21.43%) PHP
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
10 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) HNC
10 5 (17.86%) DevOps

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) 3G
1 10 (35.71%) 2G
1 10 (35.71%) LTE
1 10 (35.71%) 4G
2 9 (32.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WLAN
4 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) IPv4
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) PPP
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MS Access
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.57%) NuGet
3 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) XSL
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) YUI
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Taxonomies
1 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Economics
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) SUSE
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (17.86%) DevOps
2 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
2 3 (10.71%) Analytics
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
2 3 (10.71%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 6 (21.43%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) VB
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) XPath
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) HND
1 6 (21.43%) CCNP
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) HNC
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCIP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco