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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 127 105 148
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +43
Contract jobs citing Perl 159 177 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 1.78% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 5.42% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 88 59
Median daily rate £425 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 5
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £27.60 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
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
3276 3268 3011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.97% 32.83% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2123 1966 1706
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 118 105
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -17 49 £400 +28.00% 13
Surrey -2 39 £444 +10.93% 16
Berkshire -15 18 £450 +34.32% 22
Kent -11 16 £450 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £390 -4.87% 2
Middlesex +8 12 £350 +0.71%
Oxfordshire +8 9 £638 +131.81% 8
West Sussex -20 3 £500 +60.00%
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Perl.

1 208 (77.32%) Linux
2 122 (45.35%) Unix
2 122 (45.35%) Python
3 81 (30.11%) Windows
4 77 (28.62%) Oracle
5 76 (28.25%) SQL
6 75 (27.88%) Java
7 70 (26.02%) VMware
8 68 (25.28%) Red Hat
9 67 (24.91%) Shell Script
10 64 (23.79%) C++
11 60 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 59 (21.93%) Puppet
13 58 (21.56%) C
14 51 (18.96%) Finance
15 48 (17.84%) Veritas
16 45 (16.73%) Configuration Management
17 42 (15.61%) DNS
17 42 (15.61%) ITIL
17 42 (15.61%) LDAP
17 42 (15.61%) Apache
18 41 (15.24%) Web Services
18 41 (15.24%) Clustering
19 40 (14.87%) SAN
19 40 (14.87%) Bash Shell
20 39 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (13.75%) AIX
22 36 (13.38%) Security Cleared
23 34 (12.64%) JBoss
24 32 (11.90%) MySQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 42 (15.61%) Apache
2 34 (12.64%) JBoss
3 31 (11.52%) Tomcat
4 30 (11.15%) WebLogic
5 19 (7.06%) OpenStack
6 13 (4.83%) nginx
6 13 (4.83%) SAS
7 8 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.60%) IIS
9 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.12%) Node.js
9 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.74%) Confluence
10 2 (0.74%) Documentum
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.09%) SaaS
3 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.37%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.61%) DNS
1 42 (15.61%) LDAP
2 40 (14.87%) SAN
3 31 (11.52%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.55%) Firewall
5 21 (7.81%) SSL
6 18 (6.69%) DHCP
7 17 (6.32%) HTTP
7 17 (6.32%) SMTP
8 10 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (2.97%) FCoE
9 8 (2.97%) iSCSI
9 8 (2.97%) MPLS
9 8 (2.97%) VPN
10 6 (2.23%) FTP
10 6 (2.23%) Internet
10 6 (2.23%) tcpdump
10 6 (2.23%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.86%) Broadband
11 5 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.90%) MySQL
2 25 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.69%) Big Data
4 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.20%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (5.20%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.09%) HPCC
7 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.86%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 26 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.81%) Maven
3 16 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.58%) Gradle
5 13 (4.83%) Subversion
6 11 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.72%) Ant
8 9 (3.35%) TortoiseSVN
9 8 (2.97%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.23%) JUnit
12 5 (1.86%) CA Gen
12 5 (1.86%) JIRA
12 5 (1.86%) Metasploit
12 5 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.49%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.12%) ClearCase
14 3 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (18.96%) Finance
2 12 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.09%) Banking
4 6 (2.23%) Back Office
4 6 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) Military
5 3 (1.12%) Publishing
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (24.91%) Linux Engineer
2 62 (23.05%) Developer
3 32 (11.90%) Administrator
4 30 (11.15%) Unix Engineer
5 28 (10.41%) Oracle Developer
5 28 (10.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 27 (10.04%) C++ Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Linux Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Software Engineer
7 23 (8.55%) SQL Developer
7 23 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 23 (8.55%) Unix Developer
8 18 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.32%) Applications Engineer
9 17 (6.32%) Applications Support
9 17 (6.32%) Applications Support Engineer
10 15 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.58%) Linux Support
10 15 (5.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (5.58%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.24%) Web Services
2 27 (10.04%) LAMP
3 26 (9.67%) STL
4 24 (8.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 23 (8.55%) HTML
6 19 (7.06%) .NET
7 18 (6.69%) CSS
8 14 (5.20%) J2EE
8 14 (5.20%) XML
9 13 (4.83%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (4.83%) MCollective
10 9 (3.35%) jQuery
10 9 (3.35%) Middleware
11 8 (2.97%) CSS3
11 8 (2.97%) HTML5
11 8 (2.97%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.23%) Ajax
13 6 (2.23%) SOAP
14 5 (1.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.24%) Clustering
2 29 (10.78%) Data Centre
3 25 (9.29%) HACMP
4 22 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.35%) Replication
7 8 (2.97%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.97%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.97%) Statistics
8 6 (2.23%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.12%) LPAR
10 3 (1.12%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 208 (77.32%) Linux
2 122 (45.35%) Unix
3 81 (30.11%) Windows
4 60 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (13.75%) AIX
6 30 (11.15%) Solaris
7 25 (9.29%) Windows Server
8 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.97%) Debian
10 7 (2.60%) CentOS
10 7 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.23%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.49%) HPUX
12 4 (1.49%) NetWare
13 3 (1.12%) SUSE
13 3 (1.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.74%) Fedora
14 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.73%) Configuration Management
2 42 (15.61%) ITIL
3 32 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 30 (11.15%) DevOps
5 24 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (8.55%) Multithreading
7 20 (7.43%) High Availability
8 19 (7.06%) Migration
9 17 (6.32%) Analytics
9 17 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.95%) Web Development
11 15 (5.58%) Change Management
11 15 (5.58%) Project Management
12 14 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.20%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.46%) ITSM
15 11 (4.09%) Scrum
16 10 (3.72%) Release Management
17 9 (3.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.35%) Python
2 76 (28.25%) SQL
3 75 (27.88%) Java
4 67 (24.91%) Shell Script
5 64 (23.79%) C++
6 58 (21.56%) C
7 40 (14.87%) Bash Shell
8 31 (11.52%) PHP
9 28 (10.41%) PowerShell
9 28 (10.41%) Ruby
10 21 (7.81%) JavaScript
11 19 (7.06%) Korn
12 18 (6.69%) C#
12 18 (6.69%) PL/SQL
13 13 (4.83%) Tcl
14 12 (4.46%) AWK
15 11 (4.09%) R
15 11 (4.09%) sed
16 8 (2.97%) VB
17 6 (2.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 36 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.43%) Degree
4 7 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.23%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.86%) CCNP
6 5 (1.86%) CISSP
6 5 (1.86%) GIAC
7 4 (1.49%) CEH
8 3 (1.12%) GCIH
9 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.74%) CCNA
9 2 (0.74%) CISA
9 2 (0.74%) CISM
9 2 (0.74%) CRISC
9 2 (0.74%) HNC
9 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.74%) MCSE
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.74%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 39 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.69%) Squid
3 18 (6.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (5.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 14 (5.20%) NFS
6 13 (4.83%) qmail
7 10 (3.72%) Veritas File System
7 10 (3.72%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.23%) Oracle Clusterware
9 6 (2.23%) vSphere
9 6 (2.23%) XenServer
10 5 (1.86%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (1.49%) GPFS
11 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.49%) Xen
12 3 (1.12%) Docker
12 3 (1.12%) KVM
13 2 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 59 (21.93%) Puppet
2 25 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (8.92%) Ansible
4 21 (7.81%) Nagios
5 19 (7.06%) Cacti
6 13 (4.83%) collectd
6 13 (4.83%) Ganglia
6 13 (4.83%) Graphite
6 13 (4.83%) logstash
6 13 (4.83%) ZABBIX
7 11 (4.09%) Tivoli
8 10 (3.72%) Legato
9 9 (3.35%) Netcool
10 7 (2.60%) NetBackup
11 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (2.23%) SCCM
11 6 (2.23%) SCOM
11 6 (2.23%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (2.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (28.62%) Oracle
2 70 (26.02%) VMware
3 68 (25.28%) Red Hat
4 48 (17.84%) Veritas
5 26 (9.67%) IBM
6 20 (7.43%) Microsoft
6 20 (7.43%) Splunk
7 18 (6.69%) HP
8 17 (6.32%) Cisco
9 14 (5.20%) EMC
9 14 (5.20%) Informatica
10 10 (3.72%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.35%) Dell
12 8 (2.97%) BEA
12 8 (2.97%) F5
12 8 (2.97%) Sybase
13 7 (2.60%) Citrix
13 7 (2.60%) Pega
14 6 (2.23%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.23%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £380.00 - £450 per day + Please quote
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £380.00 - £420 per day + Please quote
Posted: 13 days ago