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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 125 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 149 129 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.52% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 4.34% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 57 74
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £283 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £10.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -75.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £10.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £10.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
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
3253 2970 2788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.60% 35.03% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1639 1389
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 170
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -10 49 £339 -13.14% 13
Surrey +15 37 £315 -13.10% 11
Buckinghamshire +6 27 £330 -15.38% 2
Hampshire -30 20 £425 +13.33% 9
Oxfordshire - 7 £400 - 12
East Sussex +6 3 £375 -
Kent -1 2 - - 2
Middlesex -5 2 £285 -21.37% 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 148 (57.36%) Linux
2 115 (44.57%) Java
3 107 (41.47%) Python
4 102 (39.53%) UNIX
5 94 (36.43%) SQL
6 68 (26.36%) Oracle
7 67 (25.97%) HTML
8 65 (25.19%) Shell Script
9 64 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (22.48%) JavaScript
11 57 (22.09%) C++
12 51 (19.77%) C
13 47 (18.22%) Windows
13 47 (18.22%) Solaris
14 46 (17.83%) Telecoms
14 46 (17.83%) Ruby
14 46 (17.83%) VMware
15 44 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (16.67%) DNS
17 42 (16.28%) MySQL
18 41 (15.89%) CSS
18 41 (15.89%) Red Hat
19 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
20 39 (15.12%) PHP
21 36 (13.95%) Korn
22 33 (12.79%) jQuery
23 32 (12.40%) XML
24 31 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
25 28 (10.85%) Oracle Database
26 27 (10.47%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 25 (9.69%) WebLogic
2 24 (9.30%) Apache
3 12 (4.65%) Node.js
3 12 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.88%) CMS
6 8 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (2.33%) JBoss
9 5 (1.94%) TeamSite
9 5 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.16%) WordPress
10 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.16%) IIS
10 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.78%) SAS
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 20 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.59%) MS Visio
2 17 (6.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) Mingle
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.78%) Magento
2 2 (0.78%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) assyst
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.10%) PaaS
2 7 (2.71%) SaaS
3 6 (2.33%) IaaS
4 3 (1.16%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.67%) DNS
2 26 (10.08%) SAN
3 22 (8.53%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (6.98%) LDAP
4 18 (6.98%) DHCP
5 15 (5.81%) 3G
6 14 (5.43%) Firewall
6 14 (5.43%) SNMP
7 12 (4.65%) SSL
7 12 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.65%) Telnet
7 12 (4.65%) LTE
7 12 (4.65%) SSH
8 11 (4.26%) 2G
9 9 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (3.10%) Internet
10 8 (3.10%) NAS
11 7 (2.71%) VPN
11 7 (2.71%) HTTP
11 7 (2.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.28%) MySQL
2 40 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (10.85%) Oracle Database
5 20 (7.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (4.26%) DB2
7 11 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle OWB
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (3.49%) SQLPlus
9 9 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.10%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.33%) Big Data
11 6 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.59%) Subversion
3 12 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (3.49%) PHPUnit
6 8 (3.10%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.10%) Toad
6 8 (3.10%) Selenium
7 7 (2.71%) Ant
8 6 (2.33%) JUnit
8 6 (2.33%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.33%) JIRA
9 5 (1.94%) TestNG
9 5 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.94%) GCC
9 5 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.94%) TestLink
General
1 46 (17.83%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.69%) Finance
3 16 (6.20%) Banking
4 8 (3.10%) Marketing
5 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.78%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.78%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.78%) Military
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (33.72%) Developer
2 21 (8.14%) Architect
3 19 (7.36%) Analyst
3 19 (7.36%) Software Engineer
4 16 (6.20%) PHP Developer
5 15 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (4.65%) Database Developer
7 10 (3.88%) Web Developer
7 10 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (3.49%) Project Engineer
8 9 (3.49%) Designer
8 9 (3.49%) Administrator
8 9 (3.49%) DBA
8 9 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.10%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.71%) Development Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.97%) HTML
2 41 (15.89%) CSS
3 33 (12.79%) jQuery
4 32 (12.40%) XML
5 24 (9.30%) Ajax
6 17 (6.59%) SOAP
6 17 (6.59%) .NET
7 15 (5.81%) Middleware
8 14 (5.43%) HTML5
9 10 (3.88%) JSON
10 9 (3.49%) Web Services
11 8 (3.10%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.10%) Spring
11 8 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (2.71%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (2.71%) REST
13 6 (2.33%) CSS3
13 6 (2.33%) MCollective
14 5 (1.94%) Google Maps API
14 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.98%) Mobile App
1 18 (6.98%) Open Source
2 13 (5.04%) Clustering
3 11 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.49%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.49%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.49%) Replication
4 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.10%) User Experience
6 7 (2.71%) W3C
6 7 (2.71%) HACMP
6 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.94%) IVR
7 5 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.55%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.16%) PKI
10 2 (0.78%) DTV
10 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 148 (57.36%) Linux
2 102 (39.53%) UNIX
3 47 (18.22%) Windows
3 47 (18.22%) Solaris
4 44 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (9.30%) AIX
6 17 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (3.88%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.71%) SUSE
11 6 (2.33%) HPUX
12 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.55%) Debian
12 4 (1.55%) Android
13 3 (1.16%) NetWare
13 3 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.39%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (10.47%) Software Engineering
3 26 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (8.91%) OO
5 21 (8.14%) ETL
6 20 (7.75%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.81%) TDD
8 15 (5.81%) Web Development
8 15 (5.81%) DevOps
9 13 (5.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (5.04%) Test Automation
9 13 (5.04%) BDD
10 12 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (4.65%) MVC
10 12 (4.65%) Validation
10 12 (4.65%) Software Testing
11 11 (4.26%) ITIL
11 11 (4.26%) SOA
12 10 (3.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 115 (44.57%) Java
2 107 (41.47%) Python
3 94 (36.43%) SQL
4 65 (25.19%) Shell Script
5 58 (22.48%) JavaScript
6 57 (22.09%) C++
7 51 (19.77%) C
8 46 (17.83%) Ruby
9 39 (15.12%) PHP
10 36 (13.95%) Korn
11 26 (10.08%) Bash Shell
12 22 (8.53%) PL/SQL
12 22 (8.53%) C#
13 15 (5.81%) VB
14 12 (4.65%) Bourne shell
15 7 (2.71%) AWK
16 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.16%) Scala
18 2 (0.78%) JAQL
18 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.65%) CCNA
5 11 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.49%) Degree
6 9 (3.49%) ISEB
7 8 (3.10%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.71%) HNC
9 6 (2.33%) MCSE
9 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.33%) RHCE
9 6 (2.33%) CCA
9 6 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.94%) CCNP
10 5 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.39%) HP APS
12 1 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) WCAG
3 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.69%) NFS
2 24 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.81%) Active Directory
4 14 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.71%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (1.94%) OpenSSH
8 4 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.16%) HDFS
9 3 (1.16%) GPFS
10 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.78%) vCloud
10 2 (0.78%) Samba
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.39%) Firmware
11 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (10.08%) Puppet
2 16 (6.20%) NetBackup
3 14 (5.43%) Nagios
4 8 (3.10%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (1.94%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.55%) OpenView
9 3 (1.16%) WSUS
9 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.78%) YaST
10 2 (0.78%) Netcool
10 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.78%) Control-M
10 2 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 68 (26.36%) Oracle
2 46 (17.83%) VMware
3 41 (15.89%) Red Hat
4 24 (9.30%) Cisco
4 24 (9.30%) HP
5 23 (8.91%) EMC
6 21 (8.14%) Business Objects
6 21 (8.14%) Microsoft
7 20 (7.75%) Juniper
8 19 (7.36%) IBM
8 19 (7.36%) Citrix
9 18 (6.98%) Veritas
10 14 (5.43%) Greenplum
11 13 (5.04%) Sun
12 11 (4.26%) Ericsson
13 10 (3.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (3.88%) Hitachi
13 10 (3.88%) Huawei
13 10 (3.88%) Redknee
14 9 (3.49%) Nortel
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