The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 41 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% - 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £348
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 £33.75 £34.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.15%
Perl
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 49.52% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Somerset region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Somerset region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 3 £325 - 2
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Voldemort
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP Cube
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Erlang
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat