The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 139 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 111 150 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.79% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 5.64% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 98
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £15.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -38.35%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3110 2659 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.05% 31.73% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1327 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.29 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 39 £406 +29.17% 15
Berkshire -49 27 £319 -8.92% 16
Surrey +3 23 £450 +26.31% 5
Buckinghamshire -33 7 £403 +15.00% 3
Kent +6 6 £344 +5.76%
East Sussex -5 4 £278 -
Middlesex 0 3 £420 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £420 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 9
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 97 (43.30%) UNIX
2 94 (41.96%) Linux
3 83 (37.05%) Oracle
4 71 (31.70%) SQL
5 68 (30.36%) Windows
6 66 (29.46%) Shell Script
7 59 (26.34%) Java
8 53 (23.66%) C
9 48 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 45 (20.09%) Solaris
11 42 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (18.30%) Python
12 41 (18.30%) VMware
13 37 (16.52%) XML
13 37 (16.52%) Red Hat
13 37 (16.52%) Korn
14 36 (16.07%) MySQL
15 35 (15.63%) PHP
16 34 (15.18%) C++
17 31 (13.84%) TCP/IP
17 31 (13.84%) Bash Shell
18 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
19 29 (12.95%) Oracle Database
20 28 (12.50%) HTML
21 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
21 27 (12.05%) Security Cleared
21 27 (12.05%) Degree
22 26 (11.61%) DNS
23 24 (10.71%) Cisco
23 24 (10.71%) NetApp

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (9.82%) WebLogic
1 22 (9.82%) Apache
2 9 (4.02%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.89%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.89%) Metrica
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Route 53
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.84%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.61%) DNS
3 21 (9.38%) Internet
4 17 (7.59%) SAN
5 16 (7.14%) HTTP
5 16 (7.14%) Firewall
6 11 (4.91%) SNMP
6 11 (4.91%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (4.46%) 2G
7 10 (4.46%) 3G
8 9 (4.02%) DHCP
9 8 (3.57%) WAN
9 8 (3.57%) LDAP
9 8 (3.57%) LAN
9 8 (3.57%) TELNET
10 7 (3.13%) MPLS
10 7 (3.13%) Ethernet
10 7 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (2.68%) 4G
11 6 (2.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.07%) MySQL
2 29 (12.95%) Oracle Database
3 23 (10.27%) SQL Server
4 19 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.36%) SQLPlus
6 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (4.91%) Oracle Discoverer
8 10 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.46%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.46%) Big Data
9 9 (4.02%) Apache Hive
9 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.46%) Toad
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (3.13%) Hudson
4 7 (3.13%) JIRA
5 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.68%) Subversion
6 5 (2.23%) Maven
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.23%) Selenium
6 5 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.34%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.89%) Ant
8 2 (0.89%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.48%) Finance
3 8 (3.57%) Back Office
4 6 (2.68%) Billing
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Electronics
7 3 (1.34%) Military
7 3 (1.34%) Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (29.46%) Developer
2 22 (9.82%) Support Engineer
3 19 (8.48%) Software Engineer
4 16 (7.14%) Consultant
5 14 (6.25%) Architect
6 13 (5.80%) DBA
6 13 (5.80%) Perl Developer
7 11 (4.91%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) Senior Architect
9 8 (3.57%) OSS Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) OSS Support Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.13%) Administrator
10 7 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.52%) XML
2 28 (12.50%) HTML
3 16 (7.14%) .NET
4 14 (6.25%) CGI
5 13 (5.80%) CSS
6 10 (4.46%) JSON
6 10 (4.46%) jQuery
7 9 (4.02%) Middleware
7 9 (4.02%) J2EE
7 9 (4.02%) MapReduce
7 9 (4.02%) Web Services
8 8 (3.57%) SOAP
8 8 (3.57%) Ajax
9 4 (1.79%) HTML5
9 4 (1.79%) REST
9 4 (1.79%) CSS3
9 4 (1.79%) XHTML
10 3 (1.34%) WSDL
10 3 (1.34%) LAMP
10 3 (1.34%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Clustering
2 11 (4.91%) HACMP
3 7 (3.13%) Replication
3 7 (3.13%) Open Source
4 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.79%) Physics
5 4 (1.79%) RIA
6 3 (1.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) PKI
7 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) New Media
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) STB
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 97 (43.30%) UNIX
2 94 (41.96%) Linux
3 68 (30.36%) Windows
4 45 (20.09%) Solaris
5 42 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (8.93%) AIX
9 8 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.68%) CentOS
10 6 (2.68%) HPUX
10 6 (2.68%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.79%) Debian
11 4 (1.79%) SELinux
12 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.34%) NetWare
13 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.71%) ITIL
2 22 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (9.82%) Configuration Management
3 20 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (8.48%) Software Engineering
5 18 (8.04%) SOA
6 17 (7.59%) ETL
7 11 (4.91%) Service Management
7 11 (4.91%) Web Development
7 11 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (4.46%) Workflow
9 9 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.13%) E-business
10 7 (3.13%) Scrum
10 7 (3.13%) UML
11 6 (2.68%) Project Management
11 6 (2.68%) Migration
12 5 (2.23%) MVC
12 5 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.70%) SQL
2 66 (29.46%) Shell Script
3 59 (26.34%) Java
4 53 (23.66%) C
5 41 (18.30%) Python
6 37 (16.52%) Korn
7 35 (15.63%) PHP
8 34 (15.18%) C++
9 31 (13.84%) Bash Shell
10 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
11 22 (9.82%) C#
12 18 (8.04%) PowerShell
13 15 (6.70%) VB
14 14 (6.25%) PL/SQL
15 11 (4.91%) T-SQL
15 11 (4.91%) Ruby
16 6 (2.68%) AWK
17 5 (2.23%) VBScript
18 4 (1.79%) R
18 4 (1.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.05%) Degree
1 27 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.23%) CCNP
5 5 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (1.79%) HNC
6 4 (1.79%) HND
6 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.34%) CCIE
8 1 (0.45%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
8 1 (0.45%) PhD
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) SLA
2 7 (3.13%) HL7
3 6 (2.68%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.25%) vSphere
3 13 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.36%) NFS
5 10 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (4.02%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (3.57%) Xen
8 6 (2.68%) Sendmail
8 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.68%) vCloud
9 5 (2.23%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (2.23%) Samba
10 4 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.34%) Varnish
12 2 (0.89%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 20 (8.93%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 13 (5.80%) NSN NetAct
3 13 (5.80%) Puppet
3 13 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.02%) SCOM
5 8 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 8 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (3.57%) Netcool
5 8 (3.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 8 (3.57%) Ionix
5 8 (3.57%) Netcool/Webtop
6 4 (1.79%) Nagios
6 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
6 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (1.79%) Tivoli NetView
6 4 (1.79%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.34%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (37.05%) Oracle
2 41 (18.30%) VMware
3 37 (16.52%) Red Hat
4 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
5 24 (10.71%) Cisco
5 24 (10.71%) NetApp
6 22 (9.82%) IBM
7 19 (8.48%) HP
8 18 (8.04%) EMC
9 17 (7.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 15 (6.70%) Greenplum
11 13 (5.80%) Veritas
12 12 (5.36%) Sun
12 12 (5.36%) Juniper
13 10 (4.46%) Citrix
13 10 (4.46%) Symantec
14 9 (4.02%) Ericsson
14 9 (4.02%) Lumension
14 9 (4.02%) AppSense
15 8 (3.57%) Blue Coat
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