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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 115 110 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Contract jobs citing Perl 169 187 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 1.91% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 5.46% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 116 50
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £57.50 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.56% +12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
3228 3427 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.67% 35.04% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 2179 1635
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 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 104 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 0 52 £393 +2.61% 27
Berkshire +12 42 £500 +21.21% 12
Surrey -28 21 £425 +11.84% 6
West Sussex +14 17 £370 - 1
Buckinghamshire +23 15 £275 -38.88% 1
Middlesex -5 11 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 8 £400 +10.34% 5
East Sussex +13 3 £441 -
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 243 (74.54%) Linux
2 126 (38.65%) Python
3 116 (35.58%) Java
4 113 (34.66%) Unix
5 98 (30.06%) SQL
6 97 (29.75%) VMware
7 96 (29.45%) Oracle
8 89 (27.30%) Windows
9 75 (23.01%) Puppet
10 72 (22.09%) Bash Shell
11 71 (21.78%) DevOps
12 70 (21.47%) ITIL
13 69 (21.17%) Red Hat
14 63 (19.33%) Shell Script
15 61 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 60 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 60 (18.40%) JavaScript
16 60 (18.40%) PHP
16 60 (18.40%) C++
17 55 (16.87%) C
18 54 (16.56%) Configuration Management
19 52 (15.95%) PostgreSQL
19 52 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
20 49 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (14.42%) MySQL
21 47 (14.42%) Git (software)
22 46 (14.11%) Ruby
22 46 (14.11%) Software Engineering
23 45 (13.80%) Solaris
24 44 (13.50%) Firewall

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 38 (11.66%) Tomcat
2 35 (10.74%) Apache
3 33 (10.12%) WebLogic
4 21 (6.44%) JBoss
5 9 (2.76%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.45%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.45%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.15%) Drupal
8 6 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.92%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) Confluence
10 2 (0.61%) IIS
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.61%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.31%) Perch
Applications
1 10 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.53%) MS Office
2 5 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.37%) IaaS
2 11 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.37%) PaaS
3 10 (3.07%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.50%) Firewall
2 30 (9.20%) SAN
3 25 (7.67%) DNS
4 22 (6.75%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.13%) SSL
6 18 (5.52%) LDAP
7 14 (4.29%) HTTP
7 14 (4.29%) Internet
8 13 (3.99%) DHCP
8 13 (3.99%) VPN
9 12 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (3.07%) FTP
11 9 (2.76%) IPv6
11 9 (2.76%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (2.76%) SNMP
11 9 (2.76%) tcpdump
12 8 (2.45%) FCoE
12 8 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (2.45%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.95%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (14.42%) MySQL
3 30 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 29 (8.90%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.83%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (5.21%) Big Data
7 17 (5.21%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.37%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.45%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.45%) HBase
11 8 (2.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.52%) Subversion
4 17 (5.21%) Maven
5 14 (4.29%) ClearCase
6 13 (3.99%) ClearQuest
6 13 (3.99%) Gradle
6 13 (3.99%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (3.07%) Ant
9 9 (2.76%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.76%) JIRA
9 9 (2.76%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (2.76%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.53%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.53%) Metasploit
12 4 (1.23%) JUnit
13 3 (0.92%) AppScan
General
1 42 (12.88%) Finance
2 19 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.99%) Banking
4 6 (1.84%) Back Office
4 6 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.53%) Military
6 4 (1.23%) Advertising
6 4 (1.23%) Retail
7 3 (0.92%) Local Government
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (20.55%) Developer
1 67 (20.55%) Linux Engineer
2 48 (14.72%) Administrator
3 33 (10.12%) Systems Administrator
4 32 (9.82%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (8.59%) Oracle Developer
7 26 (7.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 23 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
9 21 (6.44%) Architect
9 21 (6.44%) C++ Developer
10 20 (6.13%) C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (6.13%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.83%) Applications Support
11 19 (5.83%) C++ Software Developer
11 19 (5.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 19 (5.83%) Linux Developer
11 19 (5.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
13 17 (5.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.27%) Web Services
2 39 (11.96%) HTML
3 28 (8.59%) CSS
4 26 (7.98%) .NET
5 24 (7.36%) Middleware
6 22 (6.75%) LAMP
7 20 (6.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 20 (6.13%) J2EE
7 20 (6.13%) STL
8 18 (5.52%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (5.21%) jQuery
10 14 (4.29%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (3.68%) REST
11 12 (3.68%) XML
12 11 (3.37%) Node.js
13 10 (3.07%) Ajax
14 8 (2.45%) HTML5
14 8 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (2.45%) Spring
14 8 (2.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.51%) Clustering
2 29 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.68%) Smart Meter
6 10 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.07%) Replication
7 9 (2.76%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.45%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.45%) VCE vBlock
9 7 (2.15%) HACMP
10 6 (1.84%) STB
11 5 (1.53%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.23%) CMDB
12 4 (1.23%) Digital TV
12 4 (1.23%) MPEG
13 3 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.92%) PKI
14 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 243 (74.54%) Linux
2 113 (34.66%) Unix
3 89 (27.30%) Windows
4 61 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (13.80%) Solaris
6 41 (12.58%) AIX
7 24 (7.36%) Windows Server
8 22 (6.75%) CentOS
8 22 (6.75%) Ubuntu
9 14 (4.29%) Debian
10 11 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.23%) Android
14 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.23%) SUSE
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.78%) DevOps
2 70 (21.47%) ITIL
3 54 (16.56%) Configuration Management
4 49 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.11%) Software Engineering
6 29 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (7.36%) ITSM
8 20 (6.13%) Multithreading
8 20 (6.13%) Scrum
9 19 (5.83%) Migration
10 18 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (5.52%) High Availability
10 18 (5.52%) Release Management
10 18 (5.52%) Web Development
11 17 (5.21%) Service Management
12 16 (4.91%) Project Management
13 14 (4.29%) SOA
14 13 (3.99%) Change Management
15 11 (3.37%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 126 (38.65%) Python
2 116 (35.58%) Java
3 98 (30.06%) SQL
4 72 (22.09%) Bash Shell
5 63 (19.33%) Shell Script
6 60 (18.40%) C++
6 60 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 60 (18.40%) PHP
7 55 (16.87%) C
8 46 (14.11%) Ruby
9 41 (12.58%) PowerShell
10 20 (6.13%) C#
11 17 (5.21%) PL/SQL
12 14 (4.29%) Korn
13 12 (3.68%) Scala
14 11 (3.37%) Tcl
15 9 (2.76%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.15%) VB
17 6 (1.84%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 42 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.44%) Degree
4 15 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.29%) CCNP
6 12 (3.68%) CCNA
7 10 (3.07%) RHCE
8 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.76%) RHCSA
8 9 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.15%) MCSE
10 4 (1.23%) CEH
11 3 (0.92%) HND
12 2 (0.61%) CISA
12 2 (0.61%) CISM
12 2 (0.61%) CISSP
12 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.61%) GIAC
12 2 (0.61%) RHCA
12 2 (0.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.90%) vSphere
3 14 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.45%) Apache Flume
4 8 (2.45%) Docker
4 8 (2.45%) HDFS
5 7 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.84%) NFS
6 6 (1.84%) Postfix
6 6 (1.84%) Veritas File System
6 6 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.84%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.53%) SpamAssassin
7 5 (1.53%) Squid
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.92%) GPFS
10 2 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 75 (23.01%) Puppet
2 52 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (9.82%) Ansible
4 17 (5.21%) Nagios
5 11 (3.37%) Legato
6 9 (2.76%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.45%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.84%) Cacti
8 6 (1.84%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.84%) Control-M
8 6 (1.84%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (1.53%) Foglight
9 5 (1.53%) Netcool
10 4 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.92%) SCCM
12 2 (0.61%) Nessus
12 2 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 97 (29.75%) VMware
2 96 (29.45%) Oracle
3 69 (21.17%) Red Hat
4 29 (8.90%) Veritas
5 24 (7.36%) IBM
6 23 (7.06%) Cisco
7 20 (6.13%) F5
7 20 (6.13%) HP
7 20 (6.13%) Microsoft
8 15 (4.60%) EMC
9 12 (3.68%) Informatica
10 9 (2.76%) Juniper
11 8 (2.45%) Cloudera
11 8 (2.45%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.45%) Sybase
12 7 (2.15%) Dell
12 7 (2.15%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.84%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.84%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.84%) Sun
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