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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 79 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 64 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 1.21% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 3.47% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 11 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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 778 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.56% 34.86% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 479 582
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.75
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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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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 -2 25 £405 - 4
Bristol -2 21 £400 +25.98% 7
Wiltshire -17 9 £398 +32.50% 1
Devon - 6 £358 - 2
Dorset - 3 £325 -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 99 (75.00%) Linux
2 63 (47.73%) Bash Shell
3 55 (41.67%) Python
4 52 (39.39%) Ruby
4 52 (39.39%) DevOps
5 50 (37.88%) Apache
6 48 (36.36%) PHP
7 46 (34.85%) VMware
8 45 (34.09%) Java
9 42 (31.82%) Red Hat
10 41 (31.06%) Windows
11 40 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (28.03%) LDAP
14 36 (27.27%) MySQL
14 36 (27.27%) Puppet
15 31 (23.48%) LAMP
15 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (22.73%) Firewall
16 30 (22.73%) SQL
17 29 (21.97%) CentOS
18 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
18 27 (20.45%) Ubuntu
18 27 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (20.45%) OO
18 27 (20.45%) SMTP
19 26 (19.70%) DNS
19 26 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
20 25 (18.94%) Cisco
20 25 (18.94%) Debian

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 50 (37.88%) Apache
2 16 (12.12%) nginx
3 13 (9.85%) MediaWiki
3 13 (9.85%) Confluence
4 7 (5.30%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Windchill
2 2 (1.52%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.03%) LDAP
2 30 (22.73%) Firewall
3 27 (20.45%) SMTP
4 26 (19.70%) DNS
5 23 (17.42%) VPN
6 21 (15.91%) Internet
6 21 (15.91%) SNMP
7 19 (14.39%) LAN
8 18 (13.64%) HTTP
9 17 (12.88%) WAN
9 17 (12.88%) SSH
10 15 (11.36%) IPsec
11 14 (10.61%) SSL
11 14 (10.61%) IPv6
12 13 (9.85%) Network Security
12 13 (9.85%) BGP
12 13 (9.85%) EIGRP
12 13 (9.85%) OSPF
13 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
14 6 (4.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) MySQL
2 27 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data
7 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.52%) Ingres
8 2 (1.52%) DTS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.76%) MS Access
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.76%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (17.42%) Subversion
2 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.39%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.12%) Hudson
5 13 (9.85%) JIRA
6 9 (6.82%) ClearCase
6 9 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (3.03%) Maven
7 4 (3.03%) Ant
8 3 (2.27%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.76%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.30%) Finance
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 40 (30.30%) Developer
1 40 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (24.24%) Administrator
3 30 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
4 22 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 20 (15.15%) Python Developer
5 20 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (14.39%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Consultant
11 3 (2.27%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.27%) DBA
11 3 (2.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.48%) LAMP
2 6 (4.55%) .NET
3 5 (3.79%) Web Services
4 4 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.03%) XML
4 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.03%) HTML
5 3 (2.27%) J2EE
5 3 (2.27%) Struts
5 3 (2.27%) Spring
5 3 (2.27%) jQuery
5 3 (2.27%) REST
6 2 (1.52%) Laravel
6 2 (1.52%) Drools
6 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.52%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) JDBC
7 1 (0.76%) CGI
7 1 (0.76%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Open Source
2 13 (9.85%) Wiki
3 4 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) Physics
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.00%) Linux
2 41 (31.06%) Windows
3 29 (21.97%) CentOS
4 27 (20.45%) Ubuntu
5 25 (18.94%) Debian
6 22 (16.67%) UNIX
7 14 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) VMS
10 1 (0.76%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.76%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) DevOps
2 40 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.45%) OO
5 18 (13.64%) ITIL
6 16 (12.12%) Load Balancing
7 14 (10.61%) Problem Management
8 13 (9.85%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.09%) Build Automation
10 9 (6.82%) Release Management
10 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.30%) Validation
12 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.79%) Migration
13 5 (3.79%) Service Management
14 4 (3.03%) Computer Security
15 3 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) Bash Shell
2 55 (41.67%) Python
3 52 (39.39%) Ruby
4 48 (36.36%) PHP
5 45 (34.09%) Java
6 30 (22.73%) SQL
7 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.06%) C++
10 6 (4.55%) Scala
10 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.55%) VB
10 6 (4.55%) C#
11 5 (3.79%) Lua
12 4 (3.03%) VB6
13 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.27%) VBA
13 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.61%) CCENT
3 14 (10.61%) LPIC
4 11 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.82%) Degree
6 6 (4.55%) CCNA
6 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.76%) HND
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) DO-160
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.94%) XenServer
3 21 (15.91%) Squid
4 19 (14.39%) Samba
5 17 (12.88%) qmail
6 15 (11.36%) Postfix
7 10 (7.58%) NFS
8 5 (3.79%) vCloud
9 2 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (27.27%) Puppet
2 26 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (12.12%) Salt
4 15 (11.36%) ZABBIX
5 14 (10.61%) Zenoss
6 6 (4.55%) Nagios
7 5 (3.79%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.76%) Ansible
9 1 (0.76%) logstash
9 1 (0.76%) YUM
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) VMware
2 42 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 25 (18.94%) Cisco
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 15 (11.36%) Juniper
6 14 (10.61%) F5
7 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.06%) NetApp
9 7 (5.30%) Oracle
10 5 (3.79%) HP
11 4 (3.03%) IBM
12 3 (2.27%) Remedy
12 3 (2.27%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.76%) Sun
13 1 (0.76%) CA
13 1 (0.76%) McAfee
13 1 (0.76%) SAP
13 1 (0.76%) JBoss
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago