The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 123 124 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing Perl 140 118 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.38% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 4.05% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 79
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -74.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -11.69%
Perl
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3282 2912 2702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 34.16% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1583 1384
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Berkshire -16 41 £335 -14.10% 12
Surrey +6 31 £310 -3.12% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 29 £340 -24.44%
Hampshire -23 21 £413 +10.00% 6
Oxfordshire -17 8 £290 -22.66% 5
Kent -3 3 - -
East Sussex 0 2 - - 1
Middlesex -1 2 £285 -18.57% 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 155 (60.31%) Linux
2 116 (45.14%) Python
3 107 (41.63%) Java
4 101 (39.30%) SQL
5 100 (38.91%) UNIX
6 72 (28.02%) Oracle
7 66 (25.68%) Shell Script
8 60 (23.35%) C++
9 58 (22.57%) HTML
10 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
10 54 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (19.84%) C
12 47 (18.29%) Telecoms
13 46 (17.90%) Windows
13 46 (17.90%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (17.90%) Solaris
13 46 (17.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 45 (17.51%) Ruby
14 45 (17.51%) DNS
14 45 (17.51%) VMware
14 45 (17.51%) Red Hat
15 40 (15.56%) MySQL
16 38 (14.79%) CSS
17 37 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (14.40%) Korn
18 34 (13.23%) PHP
19 33 (12.84%) jQuery
20 31 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (11.28%) XML
21 29 (11.28%) Oracle Database

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (10.89%) WebLogic
2 23 (8.95%) Apache
3 12 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.67%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.28%) Node.js
5 9 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.11%) CMS
7 7 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.33%) JBoss
8 6 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (1.17%) WordPress
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.17%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.17%) IIS
9 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.78%) SAS
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 19 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 17 (6.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.78%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) SaaS
2 5 (1.95%) PaaS
3 4 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.51%) DNS
2 28 (10.89%) Radio Access Network
3 24 (9.34%) SAN
4 19 (7.39%) LDAP
5 18 (7.00%) DHCP
6 14 (5.45%) Firewall
7 13 (5.06%) 3G
7 13 (5.06%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.06%) SSL
8 12 (4.67%) SNMP
9 11 (4.28%) 2G
10 10 (3.89%) SSH
10 10 (3.89%) LTE
11 9 (3.50%) Telnet
12 8 (3.11%) Internet
12 8 (3.11%) NAS
13 7 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.72%) WAN
13 7 (2.72%) VPN
14 6 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.90%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (15.56%) MySQL
3 37 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (11.28%) Oracle Database
5 21 (8.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (6.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (4.67%) SQLPlus
9 11 (4.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (3.89%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.89%) Oracle OWB
10 10 (3.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (3.89%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.50%) DB2
12 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.72%) OLTP
13 6 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.39%) Subversion
3 11 (4.28%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (4.28%) Toad
4 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.50%) PHPUnit
6 8 (3.11%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.72%) Ant
8 6 (2.33%) JIRA
8 6 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.95%) GCC
9 5 (1.95%) Selenium
9 5 (1.95%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.56%) JUnit
10 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.56%) Maven
10 4 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.17%) Jasmine
General
1 47 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.17%) Finance
3 15 (5.84%) Banking
4 7 (2.72%) Marketing
5 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Military
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.78%) Danish Language
7 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.78%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.78%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (33.46%) Developer
2 20 (7.78%) Software Engineer
3 18 (7.00%) Architect
4 17 (6.61%) Analyst
5 16 (6.23%) PHP Developer
6 15 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (5.06%) Administrator
8 12 (4.67%) DBA
8 12 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (4.67%) Database Developer
9 10 (3.89%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.50%) Designer
10 9 (3.50%) C++ Developer
10 9 (3.50%) Project Engineer
10 9 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.72%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.57%) HTML
2 38 (14.79%) CSS
3 33 (12.84%) jQuery
4 29 (11.28%) XML
5 25 (9.73%) Ajax
6 17 (6.61%) SOAP
7 15 (5.84%) Middleware
8 14 (5.45%) .NET
9 12 (4.67%) HTML5
10 10 (3.89%) JSON
11 9 (3.50%) REST
11 9 (3.50%) Web Services
12 7 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (2.72%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (2.33%) CSS3
13 6 (2.33%) MCollective
14 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET
15 4 (1.56%) XHTML
15 4 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.84%) Open Source
3 13 (5.06%) Clustering
4 12 (4.67%) Replication
5 11 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.50%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.50%) Thin Client
8 8 (3.11%) HACMP
8 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.11%) User Experience
9 5 (1.95%) IVR
9 5 (1.95%) W3C
10 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.17%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.78%) Physics
11 2 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 155 (60.31%) Linux
2 100 (38.91%) UNIX
3 46 (17.90%) Windows
3 46 (17.90%) Solaris
3 46 (17.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (10.51%) AIX
5 17 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.28%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.72%) SUSE
10 5 (1.95%) HPUX
11 4 (1.56%) Debian
11 4 (1.56%) CentOS
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.17%) NetWare
13 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.78%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (10.51%) Software Engineering
4 24 (9.34%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.17%) OO
5 21 (8.17%) ETL
6 19 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.23%) DevOps
8 15 (5.84%) MVC
9 14 (5.45%) Web Development
9 14 (5.45%) Analytics
10 13 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (4.67%) ITIL
11 12 (4.67%) Validation
12 11 (4.28%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.28%) TDD
12 11 (4.28%) SOA
13 10 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.89%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 116 (45.14%) Python
2 107 (41.63%) Java
3 101 (39.30%) SQL
4 66 (25.68%) Shell Script
5 60 (23.35%) C++
6 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
7 51 (19.84%) C
8 45 (17.51%) Ruby
9 37 (14.40%) Korn
10 34 (13.23%) PHP
11 28 (10.89%) Bash Shell
12 25 (9.73%) PL/SQL
13 21 (8.17%) C#
14 14 (5.45%) VB
15 12 (4.67%) Bourne shell
16 8 (3.11%) T-SQL
17 7 (2.72%) AWK
18 3 (1.17%) Scala
19 2 (0.78%) COBOL
19 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.28%) Degree
4 10 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.50%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.50%) CCNA
6 7 (2.72%) JNCIA
6 7 (2.72%) ISEB
6 7 (2.72%) HNC
7 6 (2.33%) MCSE
7 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.33%) CCA
7 6 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.95%) RHCE
9 4 (1.56%) RHCT
10 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.17%) CCNP
11 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.39%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.78%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) WCAG
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.12%) NFS
2 24 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 14 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.72%) Sendmail
7 6 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.95%) OpenSSH
9 3 (1.17%) HDFS
9 3 (1.17%) GPFS
10 2 (0.78%) Samba
10 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.78%) vCloud
11 1 (0.39%) Docker
11 1 (0.39%) LXC
11 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) Puppet
2 18 (7.00%) Nagios
3 17 (6.61%) NetBackup
4 11 (4.28%) Data Guard
5 9 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
7 6 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.95%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.56%) OpenView
10 3 (1.17%) WSUS
10 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.78%) Control-M
11 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.78%) Netcool
11 2 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.78%) YaST
11 2 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (28.02%) Oracle
2 45 (17.51%) VMware
2 45 (17.51%) Red Hat
3 27 (10.51%) Business Objects
4 23 (8.95%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.95%) EMC
5 21 (8.17%) HP
6 20 (7.78%) Greenplum
6 20 (7.78%) Cisco
6 20 (7.78%) IBM
7 19 (7.39%) Citrix
7 19 (7.39%) Veritas
8 17 (6.61%) Juniper
9 12 (4.67%) Sun
10 11 (4.28%) Ericsson
11 10 (3.89%) Hitachi
11 10 (3.89%) Huawei
11 10 (3.89%) Redknee
11 10 (3.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 9 (3.50%) Isilon
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