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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 138 105 159
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +54
Contract jobs citing Perl 113 152 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.73% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 4.85% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £296 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £338 £361
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
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
2986 3134 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.64% 35.75% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1681 1524
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 132 171
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.27 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -16 38 £425 +18.05% 4
Berkshire -28 33 £375 +15.38% 19
Surrey +8 27 £450 +9.09% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £350 -10.25% 3
Kent -2 4 £550 +11.39% 1
East Sussex - 4 £275 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 14
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 128 (59.53%) Linux
2 97 (45.12%) Java
3 94 (43.72%) UNIX
4 71 (33.02%) SQL
5 67 (31.16%) Python
6 58 (26.98%) Oracle
7 56 (26.05%) C
8 55 (25.58%) Windows
9 49 (22.79%) Solaris
9 49 (22.79%) Shell Script
10 44 (20.47%) Red Hat
11 41 (19.07%) Telecoms
11 41 (19.07%) Korn
12 40 (18.60%) HTML
13 39 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (17.67%) PHP
15 36 (16.74%) C++
15 36 (16.74%) MySQL
15 36 (16.74%) VMware
16 34 (15.81%) Bash Shell
17 33 (15.35%) DNS
18 32 (14.88%) Cisco
18 32 (14.88%) SAN
19 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
20 30 (13.95%) Apache
20 30 (13.95%) Ruby
21 29 (13.49%) HP
22 25 (11.63%) XML
22 25 (11.63%) C#

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (13.95%) Apache
2 17 (7.91%) WebLogic
3 16 (7.44%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.12%) CMS
5 10 (4.65%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.33%) IIS
8 5 (2.33%) TeamSite
9 4 (1.86%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.40%) Node.js
11 2 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) MS Office
3 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.93%) Mingle
6 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.93%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) PaaS
2 6 (2.79%) SaaS
3 5 (2.33%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.35%) DNS
2 32 (14.88%) SAN
3 18 (8.37%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (7.44%) DHCP
5 13 (6.05%) Internet
6 12 (5.58%) SSH
6 12 (5.58%) HTTP
6 12 (5.58%) LDAP
7 11 (5.12%) LTE
8 10 (4.65%) Telnet
8 10 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.65%) SSL
9 9 (4.19%) IPv6
9 9 (4.19%) SNMP
10 8 (3.72%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.72%) Firewall
10 8 (3.72%) 3G
10 8 (3.72%) MPLS
11 7 (3.26%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) MySQL
2 21 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 19 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (7.44%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.05%) SQLPlus
8 12 (5.58%) Big Data
9 11 (5.12%) Hadoop
10 10 (4.65%) Apache Hive
10 10 (4.65%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.72%) DB2
12 7 (3.26%) HBase
13 6 (2.79%) Couchbase
13 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 12 (5.58%) Subversion
2 11 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.19%) Selenium
4 8 (3.72%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.26%) Toad
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.79%) Gerrit
6 6 (2.79%) JIRA
6 6 (2.79%) Ant
6 6 (2.79%) JUnit
7 5 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.33%) TestNG
7 5 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.86%) GCC
8 4 (1.86%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (19.07%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.23%) Finance
3 13 (6.05%) Banking
4 10 (4.65%) Marketing
5 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.86%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 3 (1.40%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.40%) Danish Language
7 3 (1.40%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.40%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.40%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.40%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (26.05%) Developer
2 19 (8.84%) Architect
3 17 (7.91%) Analyst
4 16 (7.44%) Software Engineer
5 12 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.12%) Consultant
7 10 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Perl Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Project Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Administrator
10 7 (3.26%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) DBA
10 7 (3.26%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (2.79%) Development Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Database Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.60%) HTML
2 25 (11.63%) XML
3 17 (7.91%) CSS
4 16 (7.44%) .NET
5 15 (6.98%) jQuery
6 10 (4.65%) Middleware
6 10 (4.65%) SOAP
7 9 (4.19%) Ajax
8 8 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (3.26%) Web Services
9 7 (3.26%) Spring
10 6 (2.79%) HTML5
11 5 (2.33%) JSP
11 5 (2.33%) Google Maps API
11 5 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (1.86%) JSON
12 4 (1.86%) YAML
12 4 (1.86%) LAMP
12 4 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (1.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.91%) Open Source
2 13 (6.05%) Clustering
3 10 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.19%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.19%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.72%) W3C
6 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.26%) Replication
7 6 (2.79%) HACMP
8 5 (2.33%) IVR
8 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.86%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.40%) Wiki
11 2 (0.93%) User Experience
11 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.93%) DTV
12 1 (0.47%) ASIC
12 1 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 128 (59.53%) Linux
2 94 (43.72%) UNIX
3 55 (25.58%) Windows
4 49 (22.79%) Solaris
5 39 (18.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (9.77%) AIX
7 13 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.19%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.72%) HPUX
10 5 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.33%) SUSE
11 4 (1.86%) Android
11 4 (1.86%) Debian
11 4 (1.86%) NetWare
12 3 (1.40%) CentOS
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (8.84%) Software Engineering
3 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.51%) ETL
6 13 (6.05%) Analytics
7 11 (5.12%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.65%) MapReduce
8 10 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (4.65%) SOA
9 9 (4.19%) OO
9 9 (4.19%) Project Management
9 9 (4.19%) TDD
9 9 (4.19%) Scrum
9 9 (4.19%) BDD
9 9 (4.19%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.72%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.72%) Validation
10 8 (3.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.12%) Java
2 71 (33.02%) SQL
3 67 (31.16%) Python
4 56 (26.05%) C
5 49 (22.79%) Shell Script
6 41 (19.07%) Korn
7 38 (17.67%) PHP
8 36 (16.74%) C++
9 34 (15.81%) Bash Shell
10 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
11 30 (13.95%) Ruby
12 25 (11.63%) C#
13 14 (6.51%) PL/SQL
14 13 (6.05%) VB
15 11 (5.12%) R
16 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
16 9 (4.19%) Bourne shell
17 7 (3.26%) AWK
17 7 (3.26%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.93%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.98%) Degree
4 12 (5.58%) CCNA
5 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.72%) JNCIA
5 8 (3.72%) CCNP
6 6 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.79%) ISEB
6 6 (2.79%) RHCE
7 5 (2.33%) MCSE
7 5 (2.33%) HNC
7 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.33%) CCA
7 5 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.40%) CCIE
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.47%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) WCAG
1 5 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (9.77%) NFS
2 20 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (3.26%) Xen
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.79%) Shibboleth
6 6 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.86%) OpenSSH
8 4 (1.86%) vCloud
8 4 (1.86%) GPFS
9 3 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.93%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.47%) Samba
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.47%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (11.63%) Puppet
2 15 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 14 (6.51%) NetBackup
3 14 (6.51%) Nagios
4 8 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.79%) Cobbler
6 6 (2.79%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.86%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.93%) Netcool
8 2 (0.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.47%) OpenView
9 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.47%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.47%) Legato
9 1 (0.47%) SCCM
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (26.98%) Oracle
2 44 (20.47%) Red Hat
3 36 (16.74%) VMware
4 32 (14.88%) Cisco
5 29 (13.49%) HP
6 25 (11.63%) Juniper
7 22 (10.23%) EMC
8 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
9 18 (8.37%) Citrix
9 18 (8.37%) IBM
10 17 (7.91%) Sun
10 17 (7.91%) Veritas
11 10 (4.65%) Google
12 9 (4.19%) Redknee
13 8 (3.72%) Isilon
14 7 (3.26%) Business Objects
14 7 (3.26%) JBoss
14 7 (3.26%) Sybase
15 6 (2.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
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