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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 130 127 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Perl 128 109 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.30% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 3.87% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 71
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -74.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £10.00 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £10.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
3133 2819 2474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 33.56% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1478 1301
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
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 117 134 175
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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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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 -9 34 £335 -10.66% 25
Surrey -9 29 £430 +43.33% 14
Hampshire -7 27 £413 +1.53% 22
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £410 +2.50% 2
Oxfordshire -11 9 £290 -25.16% 5
West Sussex - 6 £313 - 2
Middlesex +3 4 £413 +17.85% 1
Kent -12 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 171 (60.64%) Linux
2 125 (44.33%) Python
3 108 (38.30%) SQL
4 105 (37.23%) Java
5 101 (35.82%) UNIX
6 78 (27.66%) Oracle
7 74 (26.24%) Shell Script
8 66 (23.40%) C++
9 59 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (20.21%) VMware
11 56 (19.86%) JavaScript
12 54 (19.15%) C
13 53 (18.79%) HTML
14 52 (18.44%) Windows
14 52 (18.44%) Telecoms
15 51 (18.09%) DNS
16 47 (16.67%) Ruby
17 44 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 44 (15.60%) Red Hat
17 44 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
18 40 (14.18%) Solaris
18 40 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (13.83%) CSS
20 38 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
21 36 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
22 35 (12.41%) jQuery
23 34 (12.06%) PHP
23 34 (12.06%) SAN
24 33 (11.70%) MySQL
25 32 (11.35%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (10.64%) Apache
2 25 (8.87%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.32%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.55%) Node.js
7 7 (2.48%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
9 4 (1.42%) JBoss
10 3 (1.06%) WordPress
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.06%) CMS
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.06%) IIS
11 2 (0.71%) SAS
11 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.96%) MS Office
2 14 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) IaaS
2 3 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.09%) DNS
2 38 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
3 34 (12.06%) SAN
4 24 (8.51%) LDAP
5 23 (8.16%) 3G
6 21 (7.45%) 2G
7 20 (7.09%) LTE
7 20 (7.09%) SSL
8 17 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (5.67%) Firewall
10 15 (5.32%) DHCP
10 15 (5.32%) iSCSI
10 15 (5.32%) FCoE
11 14 (4.96%) TCP/IP
12 13 (4.61%) Internet
13 11 (3.90%) SSH
14 10 (3.55%) VPN
14 10 (3.55%) LAN
14 10 (3.55%) WAN
15 9 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (11.70%) MySQL
4 25 (8.87%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.61%) SQL Server
9 12 (4.26%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (3.55%) Oracle OWB
12 9 (3.19%) OLTP
12 9 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.84%) DB2
13 8 (2.84%) SQLPlus
14 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.45%) Subversion
3 11 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (3.19%) PHPUnit
5 8 (2.84%) Toad
5 8 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.48%) Introscope
7 6 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.77%) GCC
8 5 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.77%) JIRA
8 5 (1.77%) Ant
9 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.06%) Xdebug
10 3 (1.06%) Maven
10 3 (1.06%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.71%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 52 (18.44%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.09%) Finance
3 14 (4.96%) Banking
4 5 (1.77%) Marketing
4 5 (1.77%) Electronics
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
6 2 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (7.45%) Software Engineer
3 19 (6.74%) Analyst
4 17 (6.03%) Architect
4 17 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (5.32%) PHP Developer
6 13 (4.61%) Administrator
7 12 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 11 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (3.90%) C++ Developer
9 10 (3.55%) DBA
9 10 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (3.55%) Database Developer
9 10 (3.55%) Test Specialist
10 9 (3.19%) RAN Engineer
11 8 (2.84%) Project Engineer
11 8 (2.84%) Designer
11 8 (2.84%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.79%) HTML
2 39 (13.83%) CSS
3 35 (12.41%) jQuery
4 24 (8.51%) Ajax
5 19 (6.74%) XML
6 15 (5.32%) SOAP
7 12 (4.26%) REST
8 11 (3.90%) Middleware
8 11 (3.90%) .NET
9 10 (3.55%) HTML5
10 7 (2.48%) CSS3
10 7 (2.48%) MCollective
10 7 (2.48%) Web Services
11 6 (2.13%) J2EE
11 6 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (2.13%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.13%) JSON
11 6 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.13%) Worklight
12 5 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.03%) Open Source
1 17 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.26%) Clustering
3 10 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.19%) Replication
4 9 (3.19%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.48%) User Experience
6 7 (2.48%) HACMP
7 5 (1.77%) IVR
8 4 (1.42%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.06%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.71%) Physics
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 171 (60.64%) Linux
2 101 (35.82%) UNIX
3 52 (18.44%) Windows
4 44 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (14.18%) Solaris
6 31 (10.99%) AIX
7 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (3.55%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (2.48%) CentOS
13 5 (1.77%) SUSE
14 4 (1.42%) HPUX
14 4 (1.42%) Debian
14 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.71%) NetWare
17 1 (0.35%) openSUSE
17 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (11.35%) Software Engineering
3 29 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (10.28%) OO
4 24 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 20 (7.09%) Software Testing
5 20 (7.09%) MVC
6 18 (6.38%) Web Development
6 18 (6.38%) ETL
7 16 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (5.67%) Test Automation
8 15 (5.32%) DevOps
8 15 (5.32%) Analytics
9 11 (3.90%) Network Planning
9 11 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.55%) ITIL
10 10 (3.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.19%) Multithreading
11 9 (3.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 125 (44.33%) Python
2 108 (38.30%) SQL
3 105 (37.23%) Java
4 74 (26.24%) Shell Script
5 66 (23.40%) C++
6 56 (19.86%) JavaScript
7 54 (19.15%) C
8 47 (16.67%) Ruby
9 34 (12.06%) PHP
10 28 (9.93%) Korn
11 27 (9.57%) Bash Shell
12 21 (7.45%) PL/SQL
13 15 (5.32%) C#
14 12 (4.26%) VB
14 12 (4.26%) Bourne shell
15 8 (2.84%) AWK
16 6 (2.13%) Jython
17 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
18 3 (1.06%) Scala
19 2 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) HNC
4 9 (3.19%) Degree
5 8 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.48%) CCNA
7 6 (2.13%) MCSE
7 6 (2.13%) HND
7 6 (2.13%) CCA
7 6 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.13%) RHCT
8 5 (1.77%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.42%) ISEB
10 3 (1.06%) CCNP
10 3 (1.06%) RHCE
11 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.35%) HP APS
12 1 (0.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.87%) NFS
3 15 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.55%) Sendmail
6 8 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.77%) OpenSSH
9 3 (1.06%) HDFS
9 3 (1.06%) Samba
10 2 (0.71%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.71%) vCloud
10 2 (0.71%) GPFS
11 1 (0.35%) Docker
11 1 (0.35%) LXC
11 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.35%) Postfix
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 27 (9.57%) Puppet
2 20 (7.09%) Nagios
3 17 (6.03%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.90%) NSN NetAct
5 9 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.19%) MIMEsweeper
5 9 (3.19%) MAILsweeper
6 8 (2.84%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.42%) OpenView
9 3 (1.06%) WSUS
9 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.71%) Control-M
10 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.71%) Netcool
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.71%) YaST
10 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (27.66%) Oracle
2 57 (20.21%) VMware
3 44 (15.60%) Red Hat
4 30 (10.64%) Veritas
5 28 (9.93%) IBM
6 25 (8.87%) Business Objects
7 24 (8.51%) EMC
8 20 (7.09%) Microsoft
9 19 (6.74%) Cisco
9 19 (6.74%) Citrix
9 19 (6.74%) Ericsson
9 19 (6.74%) Greenplum
10 18 (6.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 17 (6.03%) HP
12 16 (5.67%) Nortel
12 16 (5.67%) Juniper
13 11 (3.90%) Nokia
14 10 (3.55%) Sun
15 9 (3.19%) Isilon
15 9 (3.19%) Blue Coat
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