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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 97 76 95
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 39 70 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 2.37% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 6.06% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
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
1129 1155 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 39.10% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 775 428
Average daily rate £375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 66 48
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 -22 22 £458 +1.77% 4
Wiltshire +6 8 - - 2
Bristol -10 4 £488 +27.86% 9
Somerset +11 3 £320 -22.54% 1
Devon -4 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (75.58%) Python
2 57 (66.28%) Bash Shell
3 54 (62.79%) Ruby
4 52 (60.47%) Security Cleared
5 47 (54.65%) DV Cleared
6 45 (52.33%) Linux
6 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (48.84%) Subversion
8 39 (45.35%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (44.19%) OO
10 35 (40.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 35 (40.70%) ClearCase
11 34 (39.53%) Java
11 34 (39.53%) PHP
12 33 (38.37%) UNIX
13 29 (33.72%) Windows
14 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
15 26 (30.23%) C++
15 26 (30.23%) Release Management
16 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
17 22 (25.58%) OOD
17 22 (25.58%) Sun
18 19 (22.09%) Samba
18 19 (22.09%) Puppet
19 18 (20.93%) DevOps
19 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
20 17 (19.77%) Ant
20 17 (19.77%) Scrum
20 17 (19.77%) VMware
20 17 (19.77%) Maven

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (17.44%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) nginx
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.98%) JBoss
4 5 (5.81%) Confluence
4 5 (5.81%) MediaWiki
5 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.12%) SDH
2 13 (15.12%) Wireshark
3 12 (13.95%) Firewall
3 12 (13.95%) 2G
3 12 (13.95%) 2.5G
3 12 (13.95%) WAN
3 12 (13.95%) 3G
3 12 (13.95%) LAN
4 11 (12.79%) 4G
5 5 (5.81%) Network Security
5 5 (5.81%) IPsec
5 5 (5.81%) EIGRP
5 5 (5.81%) IPv6
5 5 (5.81%) OSPF
5 5 (5.81%) BGP
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 5 (5.81%) LDAP
6 1 (1.16%) Broadband
6 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (48.84%) Subversion
2 35 (40.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (40.70%) ClearCase
3 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
4 17 (19.77%) Maven
4 17 (19.77%) Ant
4 17 (19.77%) Apache Ivy
5 12 (13.95%) Hudson
5 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.98%) JIRA
7 4 (4.65%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) French Language
3 1 (1.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) C++ Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Java Developer
2 17 (19.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Designer
5 11 (12.79%) Senior Designer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Administrator
7 8 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) STL
2 8 (9.30%) J2EE
3 5 (5.81%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) LAMP
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) REST
6 2 (2.33%) Flask
7 1 (1.16%) SOAP
7 1 (1.16%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
7 1 (1.16%) Ajax
7 1 (1.16%) JSON
7 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Client/Server
1 12 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Wiki
4 2 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) MPEG
5 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Linux
2 33 (38.37%) UNIX
3 29 (33.72%) Windows
4 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.79%) Solaris
5 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.79%) CentOS
6 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 8 (9.30%) Debian
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (44.19%) OO
4 26 (30.23%) Release Management
5 22 (25.58%) OOD
6 18 (20.93%) DevOps
7 17 (19.77%) Scrum
8 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.14%) User Stories
10 6 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.98%) Build Automation
10 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.81%) Database Theory
11 5 (5.81%) Relational Database Theory
12 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (4.65%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (75.58%) Python
2 57 (66.28%) Bash Shell
3 54 (62.79%) Ruby
4 34 (39.53%) Java
4 34 (39.53%) PHP
5 26 (30.23%) C++
6 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 17 (19.77%) Lua
8 13 (15.12%) SQL
9 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.81%) C
9 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.49%) C#
10 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.16%) AWK
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 52 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 47 (54.65%) DV Cleared
3 15 (17.44%) RHCE
4 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) Sun Certification
6 8 (9.30%) OCPJP
6 8 (9.30%) CCNA
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.16%) RHCT
9 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) Samba
2 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.47%) XenServer
5 8 (9.30%) Postfix
6 5 (5.81%) vSphere
6 5 (5.81%) iptables
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) Puppet
2 16 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (17.44%) Salt
4 9 (10.47%) Ansible
5 7 (8.14%) ZABBIX
6 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.49%) Nagios
8 2 (2.33%) SELinux
8 2 (2.33%) logstash
8 2 (2.33%) yum
9 1 (1.16%) AppManager
9 1 (1.16%) SCCM
9 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Sun
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago