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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 45 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 16 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 0.79% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.38% 2.81% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £388 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
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
191 285 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.34% 28.11% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 225 153
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
2 14 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 13 (46.43%) ClearCase
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Unix
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) IBM
5 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) HP
7 9 (32.14%) AIX
7 9 (32.14%) Solaris
8 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (25.00%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet
9 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (21.43%) CFEngine
9 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
9 6 (21.43%) CGI
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) DB2
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Ant
10 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) Maven

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:

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 13 (46.43%) ClearCase
3 5 (17.86%) Ant
3 5 (17.86%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Software Manager
4 4 (14.29%) ClearCase Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) ClearCase Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) ClearCase Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CGI
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Unix
3 9 (32.14%) AIX
3 9 (32.14%) Solaris
4 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 4 (14.29%) Release Management
4 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) CFEngine
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) IBM
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat