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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 114 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Perl 156 139 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.64% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 4.57% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £37.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 - £46.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
3233 3039 3002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.35% 35.91% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1871 1684 1437
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 £495 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 118 175
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.50 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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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 -13 50 £340 -12.82% 8
Surrey +21 41 £325 -13.33% 14
Hampshire -18 30 £425 +15.25% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £330 -26.66% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 17
East Sussex - 5 £275 - 2
Middlesex -5 2 £285 -18.57% 1
Kent - 2 £550 - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 142 (55.69%) Linux
2 118 (46.27%) Java
3 102 (40.00%) Python
4 96 (37.65%) UNIX
5 89 (34.90%) SQL
6 68 (26.67%) Oracle
7 67 (26.27%) HTML
8 64 (25.10%) Shell Script
9 62 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (22.75%) JavaScript
11 56 (21.96%) C++
12 55 (21.57%) C
13 48 (18.82%) Ruby
14 47 (18.43%) Windows
15 45 (17.65%) Solaris
16 42 (16.47%) MySQL
16 42 (16.47%) DNS
17 41 (16.08%) CSS
17 41 (16.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 40 (15.69%) VMware
19 39 (15.29%) PHP
20 38 (14.90%) Red Hat
21 37 (14.51%) Telecoms
22 34 (13.33%) jQuery
22 34 (13.33%) Korn
23 32 (12.55%) XML
24 31 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
25 29 (11.37%) Oracle Database
26 28 (10.98%) Bash Shell
26 28 (10.98%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (9.80%) Apache
1 25 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.71%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.71%) Node.js
3 11 (4.31%) CMS
4 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.75%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.75%) JBoss
6 6 (2.35%) K2 blackpearl
7 5 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.96%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.18%) WordPress
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.27%) MS Office
3 15 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.78%) Mingle
5 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.18%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.14%) SaaS
1 8 (3.14%) PaaS
2 6 (2.35%) IaaS
3 3 (1.18%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.47%) DNS
2 26 (10.20%) SAN
3 20 (7.84%) DHCP
4 18 (7.06%) LDAP
5 16 (6.27%) 3G
5 16 (6.27%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (5.88%) LTE
7 14 (5.49%) SNMP
7 14 (5.49%) Firewall
8 13 (5.10%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.71%) 2G
9 12 (4.71%) Telnet
9 12 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (4.31%) SSL
11 10 (3.92%) SSH
12 9 (3.53%) NAS
13 8 (3.14%) HTTP
14 7 (2.75%) 4G
14 7 (2.75%) Internet
14 7 (2.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.47%) MySQL
2 31 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (11.37%) Oracle Database
4 21 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.88%) DB2
7 14 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.71%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.71%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (3.92%) Oracle OWB
10 10 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (3.92%) Big Data
11 9 (3.53%) Apache Hive
11 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
12 8 (3.14%) SQLPlus
13 7 (2.75%) HBase
13 7 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.06%) Subversion
3 12 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.31%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (3.53%) PHPUnit
6 8 (3.14%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.14%) Selenium
7 7 (2.75%) Ant
7 7 (2.75%) Toad
8 6 (2.35%) JUnit
8 6 (2.35%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.35%) JIRA
8 6 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.35%) Gerrit
9 5 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.96%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.96%) GCC
9 5 (1.96%) TestLink
9 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.96%) TestNG
General
1 37 (14.51%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.02%) Finance
3 15 (5.88%) Banking
4 9 (3.53%) Marketing
5 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.18%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Military
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
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
Job Titles
1 87 (34.12%) Developer
2 24 (9.41%) Architect
3 19 (7.45%) Analyst
4 18 (7.06%) Software Engineer
5 16 (6.27%) PHP Developer
6 14 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 10 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (3.53%) Database Developer
8 9 (3.53%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.53%) Administrator
9 8 (3.14%) DBA
9 8 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (3.14%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.14%) Designer
10 7 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.75%) Project Engineer
10 7 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.75%) Consultant
10 7 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.27%) HTML
2 41 (16.08%) CSS
3 34 (13.33%) jQuery
4 32 (12.55%) XML
5 23 (9.02%) Ajax
6 17 (6.67%) .NET
7 14 (5.49%) SOAP
7 14 (5.49%) Middleware
7 14 (5.49%) HTML5
8 9 (3.53%) JSON
8 9 (3.53%) Web Services
9 8 (3.14%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.14%) Spring
9 8 (3.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (2.35%) MCollective
10 6 (2.35%) CSS3
10 6 (2.35%) REST
11 5 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.96%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Open Source
2 16 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.31%) Clustering
4 10 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.14%) Replication
7 7 (2.75%) User Experience
7 7 (2.75%) HACMP
7 7 (2.75%) W3C
7 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.96%) IVR
9 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.18%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) DTV
11 2 (0.78%) CMDB
11 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (55.69%) Linux
2 96 (37.65%) UNIX
3 47 (18.43%) Windows
4 45 (17.65%) Solaris
5 41 (16.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (9.41%) AIX
7 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.31%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (3.92%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.96%) SUSE
11 5 (1.96%) HPUX
12 4 (1.57%) Debian
12 4 (1.57%) Android
13 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.18%) NetWare
14 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.39%) SELinux
15 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (10.98%) Software Engineering
3 26 (10.20%) OO
4 22 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (8.24%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.45%) ETL
7 15 (5.88%) TDD
8 14 (5.49%) Web Development
8 14 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.10%) BDD
9 13 (5.10%) DevOps
10 12 (4.71%) MVC
10 12 (4.71%) Test Automation
10 12 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (4.31%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (4.31%) SOA
12 10 (3.92%) ITIL
12 10 (3.92%) Validation
12 10 (3.92%) Project Management
12 10 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (46.27%) Java
2 102 (40.00%) Python
3 89 (34.90%) SQL
4 64 (25.10%) Shell Script
5 58 (22.75%) JavaScript
6 56 (21.96%) C++
7 55 (21.57%) C
8 48 (18.82%) Ruby
9 39 (15.29%) PHP
10 34 (13.33%) Korn
11 28 (10.98%) Bash Shell
12 23 (9.02%) C#
13 22 (8.63%) PL/SQL
14 15 (5.88%) VB
15 10 (3.92%) Bourne shell
16 7 (2.75%) R
16 7 (2.75%) AWK
17 6 (2.35%) T-SQL
17 6 (2.35%) JAQL
18 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.71%) CCNA
5 11 (4.31%) Degree
5 11 (4.31%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.53%) ISEB
7 8 (3.14%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.75%) HNC
9 6 (2.35%) CCNP
9 6 (2.35%) MCSE
9 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.35%) RHCE
9 6 (2.35%) CCA
9 6 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.78%) HND
11 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.39%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) WCAG
3 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.24%) NFS
2 20 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.49%) VMware ESX
3 14 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.35%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (1.96%) OpenSSH
7 4 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.18%) GPFS
8 3 (1.18%) HDFS
9 2 (0.78%) vCloud
9 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.39%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.39%) vSphere
10 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (10.59%) Puppet
2 16 (6.27%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.88%) Nagios
4 7 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.75%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.35%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.57%) OpenView
8 3 (1.18%) WSUS
8 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (1.18%) Netcool
9 2 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.78%) Control-M
10 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 68 (26.67%) Oracle
2 40 (15.69%) VMware
3 38 (14.90%) Red Hat
4 24 (9.41%) Cisco
4 24 (9.41%) HP
5 23 (9.02%) EMC
6 20 (7.84%) IBM
6 20 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 19 (7.45%) Juniper
8 18 (7.06%) Citrix
9 16 (6.27%) Veritas
10 12 (4.71%) Sun
10 12 (4.71%) Business Objects
11 11 (4.31%) Ericsson
12 10 (3.92%) Google
12 10 (3.92%) Huawei
12 10 (3.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 9 (3.53%) Isilon
13 9 (3.53%) Hitachi
13 9 (3.53%) Sybase
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