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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 146 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Perl 113 140 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.49% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 4.44% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 66 51
Average daily rate £350 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £249 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
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
2867 3153 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.95% 33.50% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1771 1454
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 112 133
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +1 26 £340 +1.49% 23
Hampshire 0 20 £335 -10.66% 10
Surrey -14 18 £450 +4.65% 25
Middlesex +8 14 £350 -15.15%
Oxfordshire +8 14 £550 +89.65% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £344 -11.00% 5
Kent 0 10 £450 -
West Sussex +3 4 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (74.12%) Linux
2 112 (49.12%) Unix
3 85 (37.28%) SQL
4 82 (35.96%) Python
5 77 (33.77%) Oracle
6 63 (27.63%) Red Hat
7 58 (25.44%) C++
8 57 (25.00%) VMware
9 56 (24.56%) Windows
10 54 (23.68%) Shell Script
11 51 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (21.05%) Java
13 47 (20.61%) C
13 47 (20.61%) Apache
14 45 (19.74%) DNS
15 44 (19.30%) Puppet
16 42 (18.42%) WebLogic
17 37 (16.23%) Bash Shell
18 35 (15.35%) JavaScript
18 35 (15.35%) LDAP
19 33 (14.47%) ITIL
19 33 (14.47%) Tomcat
19 33 (14.47%) Security Cleared
20 32 (14.04%) PL/SQL
20 32 (14.04%) Configuration Management
21 31 (13.60%) STL
21 31 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (13.60%) High Availability
22 29 (12.72%) TCP/IP
22 29 (12.72%) Boost C++ Libraries

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (20.61%) Apache
2 42 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 33 (14.47%) Tomcat
4 26 (11.40%) JBoss
5 13 (5.70%) nginx
5 13 (5.70%) OpenStack
6 10 (4.39%) SAS
7 5 (2.19%) IIS
8 4 (1.75%) CICS
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.88%) Documentum
9 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
2 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.70%) SaaS
3 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.74%) DNS
2 35 (15.35%) LDAP
3 29 (12.72%) TCP/IP
4 23 (10.09%) SAN
5 20 (8.77%) SMTP
6 19 (8.33%) HTTP
7 16 (7.02%) SSL
8 12 (5.26%) DHCP
9 10 (4.39%) Firewall
10 9 (3.95%) FTP
10 9 (3.95%) VLAN
11 8 (3.51%) MPLS
12 7 (3.07%) VPN
13 6 (2.63%) SSH
14 5 (2.19%) Broadband
14 5 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.19%) Internet
15 4 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 4 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.09%) MySQL
2 22 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.58%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (6.14%) Big Data
4 14 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (5.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 13 (5.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.82%) HPCC
6 11 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.75%) Easytrieve
9 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.32%) OLTP
11 2 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.70%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (5.70%) TeamCity
3 11 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.51%) Maven
5 7 (3.07%) Subversion
6 6 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.63%) CA Gen
6 6 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.75%) Ant
7 4 (1.75%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.75%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.32%) Gradle
8 3 (1.32%) JIRA
8 3 (1.32%) JUnit
8 3 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
General
1 27 (11.84%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.39%) Military
4 8 (3.51%) Banking
5 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (28.95%) Developer
2 49 (21.49%) Linux Engineer
3 34 (14.91%) Oracle Developer
4 30 (13.16%) Administrator
4 30 (13.16%) C++ Developer
5 26 (11.40%) Support Engineer
5 26 (11.40%) Unix Engineer
6 24 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 23 (10.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 22 (9.65%) Applications Support
8 22 (9.65%) Linux Administrator
9 21 (9.21%) SQL Developer
9 21 (9.21%) Unix Developer
10 20 (8.77%) Linux Developer
11 19 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
11 19 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
12 17 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (6.58%) Linux Support
14 13 (5.70%) Linux Support Engineer
14 13 (5.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.60%) STL
2 29 (12.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 26 (11.40%) Middleware
4 24 (10.53%) Web Services
5 20 (8.77%) LAMP
6 19 (8.33%) HTML
7 18 (7.89%) CSS
7 18 (7.89%) J2EE
8 16 (7.02%) .NET
9 15 (6.58%) jQuery
10 14 (6.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (5.70%) Ajax
11 13 (5.70%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (5.70%) MCollective
12 8 (3.51%) XML
13 7 (3.07%) SOAP
14 6 (2.63%) XML Messaging
15 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.19%) HTML5
16 4 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Clustering
2 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.02%) HACMP
4 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.07%) Statistics
8 5 (2.19%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.19%) LPAR
8 5 (2.19%) PKI
9 4 (1.75%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.75%) VSAM
10 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.32%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.32%) STB
11 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.88%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 169 (74.12%) Linux
2 112 (49.12%) Unix
3 56 (24.56%) Windows
4 51 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.58%) AIX
5 15 (6.58%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.14%) Solaris
7 13 (5.70%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (4.39%) CentOS
9 6 (2.63%) HPUX
9 6 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.19%) SUSE
10 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.32%) VMS
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.88%) NetWare
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.88%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.47%) ITIL
2 32 (14.04%) Configuration Management
3 31 (13.60%) High Availability
4 27 (11.84%) Multithreading
5 25 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.46%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.70%) Analytics
10 12 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 11 (4.82%) Change Management
11 11 (4.82%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.39%) Migration
13 9 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (3.95%) System Testing
14 8 (3.51%) DevOps
14 8 (3.51%) Open Source
14 8 (3.51%) Problem Management
15 7 (3.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (37.28%) SQL
2 82 (35.96%) Python
3 58 (25.44%) C++
4 54 (23.68%) Shell Script
5 48 (21.05%) Java
6 47 (20.61%) C
7 37 (16.23%) Bash Shell
8 35 (15.35%) JavaScript
9 32 (14.04%) PL/SQL
10 24 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 20 (8.77%) PHP
12 17 (7.46%) Ruby
13 13 (5.70%) Korn
14 12 (5.26%) C#
15 10 (4.39%) AWK
15 10 (4.39%) R
16 9 (3.95%) sed
17 5 (2.19%) Assembly Language
17 5 (2.19%) VB
18 4 (1.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.02%) Degree
4 8 (3.51%) RHCT
5 6 (2.63%) RHCSA
6 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.19%) LPIC
7 3 (1.32%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.32%) CCNP
7 3 (1.32%) CEH
7 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (1.32%) GCIH
7 3 (1.32%) GIAC
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) HNC
8 2 (0.88%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (5.70%) qmail
4 13 (5.70%) Squid
5 12 (5.26%) NFS
6 10 (4.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (4.39%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.07%) Veritas File System
8 6 (2.63%) Xen
9 5 (2.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.19%) KVM
9 5 (2.19%) vSphere
9 5 (2.19%) XenServer
10 4 (1.75%) GPFS
10 4 (1.75%) Samba
10 4 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.88%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (19.30%) Puppet
2 20 (8.77%) Nagios
3 15 (6.58%) Cacti
4 14 (6.14%) collectd
4 14 (6.14%) Ganglia
4 14 (6.14%) Graphite
4 14 (6.14%) logstash
4 14 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.14%) ZABBIX
5 8 (3.51%) Ansible
6 6 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.19%) Netcool
7 5 (2.19%) SCCM
7 5 (2.19%) SCOM
7 5 (2.19%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.19%) WSUS
8 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 77 (33.77%) Oracle
2 63 (27.63%) Red Hat
3 57 (25.00%) VMware
4 26 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 23 (10.09%) Veritas
6 16 (7.02%) IBM
6 16 (7.02%) Splunk
7 15 (6.58%) EMC
8 12 (5.26%) HP
9 11 (4.82%) F5
10 9 (3.95%) Cisco
10 9 (3.95%) Informatica
11 8 (3.51%) BEA
11 8 (3.51%) Pega
12 7 (3.07%) Symantec
13 6 (2.63%) Citrix
13 6 (2.63%) Remedy
13 6 (2.63%) webMethods
14 5 (2.19%) Sun
15 4 (1.75%) Dell
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £575 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago