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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 96 145 137
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -8
Contract jobs citing Perl 192 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 3.62% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 56 56
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £674 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -1.40%
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
3229 2902 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.51% 32.40% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1588 1412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 100 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +25 71 £300 -14.28% 5
Surrey +22 45 £400 +21.21% 7
Berkshire +16 31 £335 -5.96% 22
Oxfordshire - 12 £350 - 6
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £341 -2.50% 3
Middlesex +12 9 £350 -
West Sussex -8 5 £400 -37.00%
Kent -6 4 £514 -26.60%
East Sussex -10 3 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 187 (51.80%) Linux
2 169 (46.81%) UNIX
3 135 (37.40%) SQL
4 129 (35.73%) Oracle
5 113 (31.30%) Python
6 102 (28.25%) Shell Script
7 99 (27.42%) Java
8 89 (24.65%) Windows
9 86 (23.82%) VMware
10 80 (22.16%) C++
11 75 (20.78%) SAN
12 73 (20.22%) PHP
13 66 (18.28%) Telecoms
14 65 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
16 63 (17.45%) C
17 60 (16.62%) Security Cleared
18 55 (15.24%) SC Cleared
18 55 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
19 54 (14.96%) OO
20 50 (13.85%) Solaris
20 50 (13.85%) HTML
20 50 (13.85%) Veritas
21 48 (13.30%) XML
22 47 (13.02%) Red Hat
23 46 (12.74%) AIX
24 45 (12.47%) PL/SQL
25 44 (12.19%) MySQL
25 44 (12.19%) CSS
25 44 (12.19%) TCP/IP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 33 (9.14%) Apache
2 27 (7.48%) Drupal
3 25 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.71%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.60%) IIS
6 7 (1.94%) Confluence
7 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.39%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.11%) CMS
9 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.83%) Documentum
11 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.55%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) nginx
11 2 (0.55%) Node.js
11 2 (0.55%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.11%) MS Office
4 3 (0.83%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.66%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (20.78%) SAN
2 44 (12.19%) TCP/IP
3 40 (11.08%) Fibre Channel
4 38 (10.53%) Firewall
5 34 (9.42%) DNS
6 33 (9.14%) LDAP
7 31 (8.59%) LAN
7 31 (8.59%) WAN
8 25 (6.93%) SSL
9 24 (6.65%) 3G
10 23 (6.37%) 2G
11 22 (6.09%) LTE
11 22 (6.09%) Radio Access Network
12 21 (5.82%) FCoE
12 21 (5.82%) iSCSI
13 20 (5.54%) VPN
14 18 (4.99%) Internet
15 17 (4.71%) SMTP
15 17 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (3.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.19%) MySQL
2 32 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 31 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 17 (4.71%) MS Access
7 16 (4.43%) OLTP
8 12 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.77%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.39%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.39%) SSDT
14 4 (1.11%) Big Data
14 4 (1.11%) DB2
15 3 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 43 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.59%) Subversion
3 28 (7.76%) SoapUI
4 15 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.88%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.49%) JIRA
6 9 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.22%) Hudson
7 8 (2.22%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.66%) Maven
10 5 (1.39%) CA Gen
10 5 (1.39%) WinDbg
10 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.11%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.11%) JMeter
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.11%) ProC
11 4 (1.11%) Ant
General
1 66 (18.28%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.93%) Finance
3 12 (3.32%) Banking
4 9 (2.49%) Electronics
5 7 (1.94%) Legal
6 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 111 (30.75%) Developer
2 40 (11.08%) Analyst
3 25 (6.93%) C++ Developer
4 22 (6.09%) Perl Developer
5 21 (5.82%) Test Analyst
5 21 (5.82%) Administrator
6 19 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 17 (4.71%) PHP Developer
8 14 (3.88%) Architect
8 14 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (3.60%) Consultant
9 13 (3.60%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.32%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.32%) Security Engineer
10 12 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (3.05%) Web Developer
12 10 (2.77%) Test Specialist
12 10 (2.77%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.85%) HTML
2 48 (13.30%) XML
3 44 (12.19%) CSS
4 31 (8.59%) SOAP
5 27 (7.48%) XML Messaging
6 26 (7.20%) STL
7 18 (4.99%) jQuery
8 17 (4.71%) Web Services
9 16 (4.43%) .NET
10 13 (3.60%) J2EE
11 11 (3.05%) Middleware
12 10 (2.77%) LAMP
12 10 (2.77%) Ajax
12 10 (2.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (2.77%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.22%) HTML5
13 8 (2.22%) CSS3
14 7 (1.94%) REST
14 7 (1.94%) SAML
15 6 (1.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.54%) HACMP
2 20 (5.54%) Clustering
3 18 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.94%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.11%) Wiki
7 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.83%) LPAR
8 3 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.83%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 2 (0.55%) SecurID
9 2 (0.55%) PKI
9 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.55%) STB
Operating Systems
1 187 (51.80%) Linux
2 169 (46.81%) UNIX
3 89 (24.65%) Windows
4 50 (13.85%) Solaris
5 46 (12.74%) AIX
6 35 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (5.26%) HPUX
8 12 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.77%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.22%) NetWare
10 8 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (1.94%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.94%) SUSE
12 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.11%) Android
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.83%) Debian
14 3 (0.83%) CentOS
14 3 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (14.96%) OO
3 29 (8.03%) Software Testing
4 26 (7.20%) Software Engineering
4 26 (7.20%) Multithreading
5 25 (6.93%) Use Case
5 25 (6.93%) Configuration Management
5 25 (6.93%) DevOps
6 24 (6.65%) Test Management
7 20 (5.54%) OO PHP
8 19 (5.26%) SDLC
8 19 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (4.99%) Performance Testing
10 17 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (4.71%) Test Automation
10 17 (4.71%) Open Source
11 16 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (4.16%) Security Testing
12 15 (4.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 135 (37.40%) SQL
2 113 (31.30%) Python
3 102 (28.25%) Shell Script
4 99 (27.42%) Java
5 80 (22.16%) C++
6 73 (20.22%) PHP
7 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
8 63 (17.45%) C
9 45 (12.47%) PL/SQL
10 39 (10.80%) Bash Shell
11 30 (8.31%) Ruby
12 26 (7.20%) PowerShell
13 19 (5.26%) Korn
14 10 (2.77%) C#
15 9 (2.49%) VBScript
16 7 (1.94%) VB
16 7 (1.94%) AWK
16 7 (1.94%) Jython
17 5 (1.39%) C++/CLI
18 4 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 55 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.43%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.60%) HND
5 12 (3.32%) HNC
6 10 (2.77%) Degree
7 8 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.94%) CCNP
8 7 (1.94%) CCNA
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) PMP
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) GCIA
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.49%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 65 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.16%) NFS
3 15 (4.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (3.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (3.32%) Sendmail
6 8 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.22%) GPFS
7 5 (1.39%) HDFS
7 5 (1.39%) XenApp
7 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.39%) Shibboleth
8 4 (1.11%) KVM
9 3 (0.83%) Veritas File System
9 3 (0.83%) Snort
9 3 (0.83%) Samba
10 2 (0.55%) Postfix
10 2 (0.55%) XenServer
10 2 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (7.76%) Puppet
2 26 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.88%) Nagios
5 12 (3.32%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (3.32%) MAILsweeper
5 12 (3.32%) Control-M
6 11 (3.05%) Tivoli
7 10 (2.77%) NSN NetAct
8 9 (2.49%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.22%) SnapMirror
9 8 (2.22%) SnapVault
10 6 (1.66%) SCCM
11 5 (1.39%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.11%) Cacti
12 4 (1.11%) Icinga
12 4 (1.11%) OpenView
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (35.73%) Oracle
2 86 (23.82%) VMware
3 50 (13.85%) Veritas
4 47 (13.02%) Red Hat
5 43 (11.91%) HP
6 33 (9.14%) IBM
7 24 (6.65%) NetApp
8 23 (6.37%) Cisco
9 21 (5.82%) Microsoft
10 18 (4.99%) Sybase
11 17 (4.71%) Juniper
12 16 (4.43%) McAfee
13 15 (4.16%) Nokia
14 14 (3.88%) EMC
15 12 (3.32%) Websense
15 12 (3.32%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.77%) Symantec
16 10 (2.77%) Ericsson
16 10 (2.77%) Citrix
16 10 (2.77%) Sun
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