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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 143 97 163
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +66
Contract jobs citing Perl 109 148 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.69% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 4.81% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £316 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
3051 3078 3111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 35.19% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1616 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 185
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
Hampshire -22 45 £350 -2.77% 14
Berkshire -31 25 £375 +13.20% 21
Surrey +5 24 £488 +14.70% 13
Kent -1 8 £700 +41.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £350 -22.22% 3
East Sussex - 3 £263 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 - - 9
Middlesex -7 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 123 (58.29%) Linux
2 92 (43.60%) Java
3 90 (42.65%) UNIX
4 74 (35.07%) Python
5 61 (28.91%) SQL
6 57 (27.01%) C
7 53 (25.12%) Oracle
8 51 (24.17%) Shell Script
9 49 (23.22%) Windows
10 45 (21.33%) Solaris
11 40 (18.96%) C++
11 40 (18.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (18.48%) Telecoms
13 38 (18.01%) PHP
13 38 (18.01%) HTML
14 37 (17.54%) Red Hat
14 37 (17.54%) VMware
14 37 (17.54%) Bash Shell
15 36 (17.06%) Korn
16 35 (16.59%) MySQL
17 32 (15.17%) SAN
18 30 (14.22%) Cisco
19 29 (13.74%) HP
19 29 (13.74%) JavaScript
19 29 (13.74%) Ruby
20 27 (12.80%) C#
21 26 (12.32%) AIX
21 26 (12.32%) XML
21 26 (12.32%) Apache
21 26 (12.32%) DNS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (12.32%) Apache
2 15 (7.11%) WebLogic
3 13 (6.16%) CMS
4 12 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.74%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.37%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.37%) TeamSite
9 4 (1.90%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.95%) Confluence
10 2 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.95%) Node.js
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 19 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.74%) MS Office
3 7 (3.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.95%) Mingle
6 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) PaaS
2 5 (2.37%) SaaS
3 4 (1.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.17%) SAN
2 26 (12.32%) DNS
3 19 (9.00%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.64%) HTTP
6 12 (5.69%) DHCP
6 12 (5.69%) LDAP
6 12 (5.69%) Internet
7 11 (5.21%) Telnet
7 11 (5.21%) LTE
8 10 (4.74%) SNMP
9 9 (4.27%) 3G
10 8 (3.79%) MPLS
10 8 (3.79%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.79%) NAS
10 8 (3.79%) SSH
11 7 (3.32%) Firewall
11 7 (3.32%) IPv6
11 7 (3.32%) 2G
11 7 (3.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.59%) MySQL
2 23 (10.90%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.11%) SQLPlus
5 12 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.21%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (5.21%) Big Data
6 11 (5.21%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.74%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.79%) DB2
9 7 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.32%) HBase
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Subversion
1 13 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.21%) Selenium
3 10 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.27%) Toad
5 8 (3.79%) JIRA
5 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.32%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.84%) Gerrit
7 6 (2.84%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.84%) Ant
7 6 (2.84%) JUnit
8 5 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.37%) TestNG
8 5 (2.37%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.90%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.90%) Hudson
9 4 (1.90%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 39 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.06%) Finance
3 10 (4.74%) Marketing
4 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Danish Language
6 3 (1.42%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.42%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.42%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.42%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.42%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (25.59%) Developer
2 19 (9.00%) Architect
3 18 (8.53%) Software Engineer
4 14 (6.64%) Analyst
4 14 (6.64%) Consultant
5 13 (6.16%) Test Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Perl Developer
7 10 (4.74%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.79%) DBA
8 8 (3.79%) Administrator
8 8 (3.79%) Project Engineer
8 8 (3.79%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.32%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.84%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.37%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.01%) HTML
2 26 (12.32%) XML
3 17 (8.06%) CSS
4 16 (7.58%) .NET
5 14 (6.64%) jQuery
6 9 (4.27%) SOAP
6 9 (4.27%) Middleware
7 8 (3.79%) Ajax
8 7 (3.32%) Web Services
9 5 (2.37%) JSP
9 5 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.37%) Spring
9 5 (2.37%) Google Maps API
9 5 (2.37%) HTML5
9 5 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (1.90%) YAML
10 4 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.90%) JSON
10 4 (1.90%) SAML
10 4 (1.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) Open Source
2 15 (7.11%) Clustering
3 9 (4.27%) HACMP
3 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.79%) Replication
4 8 (3.79%) W3C
4 8 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.84%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.84%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Wiki
8 2 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.95%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.47%) Handset
9 1 (0.47%) ASIC
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 123 (58.29%) Linux
2 90 (42.65%) UNIX
3 49 (23.22%) Windows
4 45 (21.33%) Solaris
5 40 (18.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (12.32%) AIX
7 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.74%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (4.27%) HPUX
9 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.37%) NetWare
11 4 (1.90%) Debian
11 4 (1.90%) Android
12 3 (1.42%) CentOS
13 2 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE
14 1 (0.47%) zOS
14 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (8.53%) Software Engineering
3 16 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.16%) Scrum
4 13 (6.16%) ETL
4 13 (6.16%) Analytics
5 12 (5.69%) OO
6 11 (5.21%) SOA
6 11 (5.21%) Software Testing
7 10 (4.74%) OOP
7 10 (4.74%) MapReduce
8 9 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.27%) DevOps
8 9 (4.27%) Project Management
9 8 (3.79%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.79%) ITIL
9 8 (3.79%) TDD
9 8 (3.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.60%) Java
2 74 (35.07%) Python
3 61 (28.91%) SQL
4 57 (27.01%) C
5 51 (24.17%) Shell Script
6 40 (18.96%) C++
7 38 (18.01%) PHP
8 37 (17.54%) Bash Shell
9 36 (17.06%) Korn
10 29 (13.74%) Ruby
10 29 (13.74%) JavaScript
11 27 (12.80%) C#
12 15 (7.11%) PL/SQL
13 11 (5.21%) R
14 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
14 10 (4.74%) T-SQL
14 10 (4.74%) VB
15 6 (2.84%) AWK
16 5 (2.37%) Bourne shell
17 3 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.69%) Degree
4 11 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.21%) CCNA
5 8 (3.79%) CCNP
6 7 (3.32%) JNCIA
6 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.84%) ISEB
7 6 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.37%) RHCE
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.90%) CCA
9 4 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.90%) HNC
9 4 (1.90%) MCSE
10 3 (1.42%) CCIE
11 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (2.37%) WCAG
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.06%) NFS
3 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (3.32%) Xen
7 6 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (2.84%) Shibboleth
7 6 (2.84%) vCloud
8 5 (2.37%) GPFS
8 5 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (12.32%) Puppet
2 16 (7.58%) Tivoli
3 14 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.21%) Nagios
5 8 (3.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (3.32%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.32%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (2.84%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.95%) Netcool
9 2 (0.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.95%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.47%) Salt
10 1 (0.47%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.47%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.47%) Icinga
10 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (25.12%) Oracle
2 37 (17.54%) Red Hat
2 37 (17.54%) VMware
3 30 (14.22%) Cisco
4 29 (13.74%) HP
5 22 (10.43%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.43%) Juniper
6 19 (9.00%) Veritas
7 18 (8.53%) IBM
8 15 (7.11%) EMC
8 15 (7.11%) Sun
9 14 (6.64%) Citrix
10 10 (4.74%) Google
11 8 (3.79%) Redknee
12 7 (3.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (3.32%) Huawei
12 7 (3.32%) JBoss
12 7 (3.32%) Sybase
12 7 (3.32%) Ericsson
12 7 (3.32%) Hitachi
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