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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 110 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Perl 163 163 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 4.84% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 93 54
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £287 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
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
3037 3370 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.30% 33.94% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 2134 1703
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 120 112
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -3 47 £425 +6.25% 26
Berkshire +4 32 £450 +5.88% 16
West Sussex +14 20 £370 +4.22% 1
Oxfordshire +2 18 £425 +13.33% 7
Surrey -12 17 £425 +13.33% 10
Middlesex -1 14 £355 +1.42%
Kent - 7 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £450 - 4
East Sussex - 1 £441 - 2
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 221 (69.06%) Linux
2 125 (39.06%) Python
3 114 (35.63%) SQL
4 108 (33.75%) Oracle
5 107 (33.44%) Java
6 103 (32.19%) Unix
7 96 (30.00%) VMware
8 81 (25.31%) Windows
9 79 (24.69%) Puppet
10 76 (23.75%) Red Hat
11 73 (22.81%) JavaScript
12 72 (22.50%) Bash Shell
13 71 (22.19%) C++
14 70 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 69 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (21.25%) ITIL
17 62 (19.38%) DevOps
18 60 (18.75%) Shell Script
19 59 (18.44%) PHP
20 57 (17.81%) Configuration Management
21 56 (17.50%) HTML
22 55 (17.19%) C
23 54 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
25 48 (15.00%) Git (software)
26 46 (14.38%) Middleware
26 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
27 42 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
27 42 (13.13%) MySQL
27 42 (13.13%) CSS

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 40 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 39 (12.19%) Tomcat
3 36 (11.25%) Apache
4 14 (4.38%) JBoss
5 9 (2.81%) Apache Pig
5 9 (2.81%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.19%) Drupal
7 6 (1.88%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.25%) Confluence
9 3 (0.94%) nginx
9 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 2 (0.63%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.31%) Perch
Applications
1 14 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.44%) IaaS
2 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.44%) PaaS
2 11 (3.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.56%) Firewall
2 30 (9.38%) DNS
3 23 (7.19%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.63%) Internet
4 18 (5.63%) SSL
5 17 (5.31%) HTTP
5 17 (5.31%) LDAP
6 13 (4.06%) VPN
7 11 (3.44%) DHCP
7 11 (3.44%) SAN
8 10 (3.13%) FTP
9 9 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (2.81%) IPv6
9 9 (2.81%) OpenLDAP
9 9 (2.81%) SMTP
9 9 (2.81%) SNMP
10 7 (2.19%) LAN
10 7 (2.19%) WAN
11 6 (1.88%) tcpdump
12 5 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.13%) MySQL
1 42 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (9.06%) Oracle Database
3 27 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 26 (8.13%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (5.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 18 (5.63%) NoSQL
9 18 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (4.69%) MongoDB
12 13 (4.06%) Big Data
12 13 (4.06%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (2.81%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.81%) DB2
13 9 (2.81%) HBase
14 8 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 20 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 18 (5.63%) ClearCase
5 16 (5.00%) ClearQuest
5 16 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.38%) Subversion
7 13 (4.06%) Maven
8 9 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (2.50%) Ant
9 8 (2.50%) JIRA
10 7 (2.19%) Gradle
11 6 (1.88%) Artifactory
11 6 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.88%) TortoiseSVN
11 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.56%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.94%) Hudson
13 3 (0.94%) Jasmine
General
1 33 (10.31%) Finance
2 17 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.75%) Military
4 6 (1.88%) Back Office
5 5 (1.56%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
6 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Local Government
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (27.81%) Developer
2 61 (19.06%) Linux Engineer
3 48 (15.00%) Administrator
4 37 (11.56%) Oracle Developer
5 36 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (9.69%) Software Engineer
7 28 (8.75%) C++ Developer
8 27 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 27 (8.44%) Linux Administrator
9 23 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (6.56%) Applications Support
10 21 (6.56%) Architect
10 21 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
12 19 (5.94%) Support Engineer
13 18 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (5.63%) SQL Developer
14 17 (5.31%) C++ Software Developer
14 17 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 17 (5.31%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.50%) HTML
2 46 (14.38%) Middleware
3 42 (13.13%) CSS
4 37 (11.56%) Web Services
5 35 (10.94%) .NET
6 25 (7.81%) jQuery
7 21 (6.56%) Ajax
7 21 (6.56%) STL
8 20 (6.25%) LAMP
9 18 (5.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (4.69%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (4.06%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (4.06%) J2EE
13 12 (3.75%) WebCenter
14 11 (3.44%) REST
15 10 (3.13%) XML
16 8 (2.50%) Node.js
16 8 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
16 8 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.00%) Clustering
2 16 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.75%) Smart Meter
4 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.81%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
7 6 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.88%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.88%) STB
8 4 (1.25%) CMDB
8 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.25%) Digital TV
8 4 (1.25%) HACMP
8 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.25%) MPEG
9 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 221 (69.06%) Linux
2 103 (32.19%) Unix
3 81 (25.31%) Windows
4 70 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (10.63%) Solaris
6 30 (9.38%) AIX
7 27 (8.44%) Ubuntu
8 24 (7.50%) CentOS
9 21 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (6.56%) Windows Server
10 13 (4.06%) Debian
11 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.25%) Android
12 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.25%) SUSE
12 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.25%) ITIL
3 62 (19.38%) DevOps
4 57 (17.81%) Configuration Management
5 41 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 32 (10.00%) High Availability
7 29 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (6.88%) Migration
9 22 (6.88%) Service Management
10 20 (6.25%) Multithreading
11 19 (5.94%) Project Management
12 18 (5.63%) ITSM
12 18 (5.63%) Scrum
12 18 (5.63%) User Stories
13 17 (5.31%) Integration Testing
14 16 (5.00%) Change Management
14 16 (5.00%) ETL
14 16 (5.00%) Release Management
14 16 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 125 (39.06%) Python
2 114 (35.63%) SQL
3 107 (33.44%) Java
4 73 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 72 (22.50%) Bash Shell
6 71 (22.19%) C++
7 60 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 59 (18.44%) PHP
9 55 (17.19%) C
10 37 (11.56%) Ruby
11 36 (11.25%) PowerShell
12 28 (8.75%) C#
12 28 (8.75%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.75%) Scala
14 8 (2.50%) Tcl
14 8 (2.50%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.19%) Apex Code
16 6 (1.88%) Korn
17 5 (1.56%) Ada
17 5 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.56%) Degree
4 12 (3.75%) CCNA
4 12 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.44%) CCNP
5 11 (3.44%) RHCSA
6 10 (3.13%) RHCE
7 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.19%) MCSE
9 5 (1.56%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.94%) HND
12 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.63%) CEH
12 2 (0.63%) RHCA
12 2 (0.63%) RHCT
13 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 8 (2.50%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) MISRA
System Software
1 54 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.81%) vSphere
3 14 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.81%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.50%) Apache Flume
5 8 (2.50%) HDFS
5 8 (2.50%) Postfix
6 7 (2.19%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.88%) Docker
7 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.56%) Squid
8 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.25%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.94%) GPFS
10 3 (0.94%) NFS
10 3 (0.94%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.94%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (24.69%) Puppet
2 50 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (9.38%) Ansible
4 15 (4.69%) Nagios
5 8 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (2.19%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (1.88%) CFEngine
7 6 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.56%) Cacti
8 5 (1.56%) Control-M
9 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.94%) Legato
10 3 (0.94%) Netcool
10 3 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 108 (33.75%) Oracle
2 96 (30.00%) VMware
3 76 (23.75%) Red Hat
4 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
5 18 (5.63%) Cisco
6 17 (5.31%) HP
7 16 (5.00%) F5
7 16 (5.00%) IBM
8 13 (4.06%) Veritas
9 12 (3.75%) EMC
10 9 (2.81%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.81%) Informatica
10 9 (2.81%) Juniper
11 8 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.19%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.19%) Sophos
13 6 (1.88%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.56%) FatWire
15 4 (1.25%) Rackspace
16 3 (0.94%) Google
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