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 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 91 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 49 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 0.90% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 2.59% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 15
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +1.42%
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
1160 850 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.35% 34.67% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 521 593
Average daily rate £378 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 98
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.75 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire +10 28 £478 +59.33% 5
Bristol -3 12 £400 +6.66% 6
Devon -3 5 £240 - 2
Wiltshire -5 2 £245 -26.86% 2
Somerset - 2 £281 - 5
Dorset - - - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 74 (63.25%) Bash Shell
2 68 (58.12%) Linux
3 66 (56.41%) Python
4 65 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (47.01%) Ruby
7 53 (45.30%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (45.30%) Java
8 50 (42.74%) OO
9 49 (41.88%) PHP
10 46 (39.32%) DV Cleared
11 42 (35.90%) UNIX
12 41 (35.04%) Subversion
13 36 (30.77%) Release Management
14 35 (29.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 35 (29.91%) C++
14 35 (29.91%) ClearCase
15 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
15 34 (29.06%) SQL
16 32 (27.35%) VMware
16 32 (27.35%) Puppet
17 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
17 28 (23.93%) Apache
18 26 (22.22%) Maven
19 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
19 25 (21.37%) DevOps
20 24 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
20 24 (20.51%) Jenkins
20 24 (20.51%) Scrum
21 23 (19.66%) CentOS

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (23.93%) Apache
2 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.27%) MediaWiki
2 5 (4.27%) Confluence
2 5 (4.27%) nginx
3 3 (2.56%) JBoss
3 3 (2.56%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.71%) Mule
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) LDAP
2 18 (15.38%) LAN
2 18 (15.38%) WAN
2 18 (15.38%) Firewall
3 13 (11.11%) SAN
4 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.84%) DNS
6 7 (5.98%) SSH
6 7 (5.98%) LTE
7 6 (5.13%) HTTPS
7 6 (5.13%) 3G
7 6 (5.13%) Internet
7 6 (5.13%) 2G
8 5 (4.27%) BGP
8 5 (4.27%) EIGRP
8 5 (4.27%) IPsec
8 5 (4.27%) IPv6
8 5 (4.27%) OSPF
8 5 (4.27%) WCDMA
8 5 (4.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.69%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.13%) Ingres
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.27%) JasperReports
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.56%) Big Data
7 3 (2.56%) HBase
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.56%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (35.04%) Subversion
2 35 (29.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (29.91%) ClearCase
3 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
4 26 (22.22%) Maven
5 24 (20.51%) Jenkins
6 22 (18.80%) Ant
6 22 (18.80%) Apache Ivy
7 19 (16.24%) Hudson
8 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.27%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (4.27%) JIRA
8 5 (4.27%) PHPUnit
9 4 (3.42%) JUnit
10 3 (2.56%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (2.56%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.85%) TestNG
11 1 (0.85%) Selenium
11 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.11%) Finance
3 8 (6.84%) Electronics
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.27%) Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (42.74%) Developer
2 25 (21.37%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) C++ Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) LAMP
2 9 (7.69%) Web Services
2 9 (7.69%) Spring
3 8 (6.84%) J2EE
4 7 (5.98%) HTML
4 7 (5.98%) CSS
5 6 (5.13%) Laravel
5 6 (5.13%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.13%) JDBC
6 5 (4.27%) CGI
6 5 (4.27%) DAO
6 5 (4.27%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.42%) STL
8 3 (2.56%) Java Concurrency
8 3 (2.56%) RESTful
9 2 (1.71%) Ajax
9 2 (1.71%) Lucene
9 2 (1.71%) jQuery
9 2 (1.71%) Middleware
10 1 (0.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Clustering
1 8 (6.84%) DTV
2 6 (5.13%) Wiki
2 6 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.71%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
4 2 (1.71%) MPEG
5 1 (0.85%) iDTV
5 1 (0.85%) STB
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (58.12%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) UNIX
3 23 (19.66%) CentOS
4 17 (14.53%) Windows
4 17 (14.53%) Ubuntu
5 15 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Debian
6 6 (5.13%) VMS
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) Fedora
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.71%) Android
8 2 (1.71%) Solaris
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.30%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (42.74%) OO
4 36 (30.77%) Release Management
5 25 (21.37%) DevOps
6 24 (20.51%) Scrum
7 23 (19.66%) Configuration Management
8 16 (13.68%) OOD
9 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 7 (5.98%) Migration
10 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.13%) Change Control
11 6 (5.13%) Build Automation
11 6 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.13%) Validation
11 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.25%) Bash Shell
2 66 (56.41%) Python
3 55 (47.01%) Ruby
4 53 (45.30%) Java
5 49 (41.88%) PHP
6 35 (29.91%) C++
7 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
7 34 (29.06%) SQL
8 17 (14.53%) PL/SQL
8 17 (14.53%) Lua
9 13 (11.11%) C
10 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.98%) Korn
12 2 (1.71%) AWK
12 2 (1.71%) VC++
12 2 (1.71%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.85%) C#
13 1 (0.85%) Groovy
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 46 (39.32%) DV Cleared
3 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (12.82%) CCNA
5 12 (10.26%) Sun Certification
6 7 (5.98%) OCPJP
7 3 (2.56%) ISEB
7 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.71%) Degree
9 1 (0.85%) RHCE
9 1 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) XenServer
2 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.53%) Samba
3 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.84%) NFS
5 6 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (4.27%) Postfix
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.71%) vSphere
8 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) Squid
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.85%) qmail
Systems Management
1 32 (27.35%) Puppet
2 24 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (16.24%) Salt
4 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (3.42%) Ansible
6 4 (3.42%) Data Guard
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.71%) SELinux
7 2 (1.71%) logstash
7 2 (1.71%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (1.71%) yum
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) VMware
2 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
3 18 (15.38%) Citrix
4 14 (11.97%) Sun
4 14 (11.97%) Oracle
5 7 (5.98%) IBM
6 6 (5.13%) SAP
7 4 (3.42%) Remedy
7 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.85%) Sony
10 1 (0.85%) NetApp
10 1 (0.85%) Siemens
10 1 (0.85%) NorthgateArinso
10 1 (0.85%) Huawei
10 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
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