The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 109 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Perl 35 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.58% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 4.21% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 16
Average daily rate £370 £450 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +15.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £327 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1150 1187 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.41% 37.43% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 764 551
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the South West region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the South West region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Perl
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire -7 13 £450 -5.85% 11
Wiltshire +6 12 £335 +36.73% 1
Devon -6 4 £363 +40.77%
Bristol -9 4 £368 -13.52% 5
Somerset +4 1 £425 +30.76% 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 49 (60.49%) Python
2 46 (56.79%) Security Cleared
3 40 (49.38%) Bash Shell
3 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
4 36 (44.44%) Oracle
5 35 (43.21%) Linux
6 34 (41.98%) Java
7 33 (40.74%) DV Cleared
8 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (33.33%) Ruby
10 24 (29.63%) Finance
11 23 (28.40%) HTML
11 23 (28.40%) Unix
11 23 (28.40%) OO
12 21 (25.93%) Puppet
13 19 (23.46%) Scrum
13 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
14 18 (22.22%) jQuery
15 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
15 17 (20.99%) SQL
15 17 (20.99%) Web Services
15 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
16 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
16 16 (19.75%) Samba
16 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
17 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
17 15 (18.52%) C#
18 14 (17.28%) .NET
18 14 (17.28%) Ant
18 14 (17.28%) Maven

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (11.11%) JBoss
2 7 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
2 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.35%) Big Data
5 9 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.64%) Apache Accumulo
6 7 (8.64%) MySQL
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.64%) OrientDB
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) DB2
8 1 (1.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.28%) Ant
2 14 (17.28%) Maven
3 13 (16.05%) ClearCase
4 11 (13.58%) Subversion
5 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
7 7 (8.64%) Apache Ivy
7 7 (8.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (8.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (7.41%) Gerrit
8 6 (7.41%) Grunt
9 4 (4.94%) gulp
9 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.70%) JIRA
11 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.47%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (2.47%) Selenium
12 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.88%) Electronics
3 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.88%) Marketing
4 7 (8.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.05%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.88%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Agile .NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Agile Developer
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Agile Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) HTML
2 18 (22.22%) jQuery
3 17 (20.99%) Web Services
4 14 (17.28%) .NET
5 12 (14.81%) CSS
6 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
6 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (11.11%) JSON
8 8 (9.88%) HTML5
9 7 (8.64%) ELK Stack
9 7 (8.64%) GWT
9 7 (8.64%) Java EE
9 7 (8.64%) JSF
9 7 (8.64%) SOAP
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (7.41%) XML
11 4 (4.94%) LAMP
11 4 (4.94%) XSL
12 3 (3.70%) React
12 3 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) iPad
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Wiki
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) DataPower
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) Unix
3 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (16.05%) Windows
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (7.41%) Solaris
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.70%) CentOS
7 3 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) OO
3 19 (23.46%) Scrum
4 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
5 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 11 (13.58%) Open Source
6 11 (13.58%) Patch Management
7 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.35%) DevOps
7 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
7 10 (12.35%) MVC
7 10 (12.35%) TDD
8 9 (11.11%) BDD
8 9 (11.11%) High Availability
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 9 (11.11%) OOD
9 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (9.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) Python
2 40 (49.38%) Bash Shell
2 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (41.98%) Java
4 27 (33.33%) Ruby
5 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 15 (18.52%) C#
7 12 (14.81%) C
8 11 (13.58%) AWK
8 11 (13.58%) sed
9 9 (11.11%) PHP
10 8 (9.88%) Lua
11 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
11 7 (8.64%) Scala
12 6 (7.41%) C++
13 5 (6.17%) VBScript
14 4 (4.94%) Delphi
14 4 (4.94%) PL/1
15 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
16 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (56.79%) Security Cleared
2 33 (40.74%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.70%) RHCE
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Samba
2 11 (13.58%) NFS
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.64%) vSphere
5 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.94%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) Docker
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.88%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) OpenView
4 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Oracle
2 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.35%) NetApp
3 10 (12.35%) Sun
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) SAP
5 7 (8.64%) Splunk
5 7 (8.64%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (6.17%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix
8 4 (4.94%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco
10 2 (2.47%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) BEA
11 1 (1.23%) ESRI
11 1 (1.23%) IBM
11 1 (1.23%) Sybase
11 1 (1.23%) VeriFone
11 1 (1.23%) WorldPay
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