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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 99 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Perl 45 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 1.69% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 4.46% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 54
Median daily rate £390 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
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
1190 1233 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.99% 37.80% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 803 714
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +1 27 £400 -5.88% 14
Wiltshire +17 10 £380 -18.27%
Bristol -7 4 £218 -45.62% 5
Dorset +3 3 £396 -16.57% 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Perl.

1 55 (61.11%) Java
2 50 (55.56%) Python
3 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 39 (43.33%) Linux
5 38 (42.22%) Unix
5 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 35 (38.89%) DV Cleared
7 34 (37.78%) Bash Shell
8 33 (36.67%) Oracle
9 31 (34.44%) Red Hat
10 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (33.33%) Puppet
11 29 (32.22%) Tomcat
12 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
13 24 (26.67%) Hadoop
14 23 (25.56%) MySQL
15 22 (24.44%) C
15 22 (24.44%) Apache
15 22 (24.44%) Spring
16 21 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (22.22%) JSON
17 20 (22.22%) C++
18 19 (21.11%) HTML
18 19 (21.11%) DevOps
19 18 (20.00%) JIRA
19 18 (20.00%) Ruby
20 16 (17.78%) jQuery
21 15 (16.67%) ITIL
22 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
22 14 (15.56%) TDD

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (32.22%) Tomcat
2 22 (24.44%) Apache
3 13 (14.44%) Alfresco
4 10 (11.11%) Apache Solr
5 9 (10.00%) JBoss
6 6 (6.67%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.22%) Confluence
7 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.11%) Liferay
8 1 (1.11%) Mule
8 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) CATIA
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.33%) Firewall
2 12 (13.33%) Intranet
2 12 (13.33%) LDAP
3 6 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 6 (6.67%) FTP
3 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 6 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.67%) IPsec
3 6 (6.67%) NAS
3 6 (6.67%) Network Security
3 6 (6.67%) tcpdump
3 6 (6.67%) VPN
3 6 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.22%) DHCP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 23 (25.56%) MySQL
3 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.00%) JIRA
2 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.11%) Hudson
5 7 (7.78%) Ant
6 6 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 6 (6.67%) Maven
6 6 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (6.67%) Subversion
7 5 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (5.56%) ClearCase
7 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.44%) JMeter
8 4 (4.44%) Selenium
8 4 (4.44%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.11%) JUnit
10 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.67%) Designer
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Test Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Tester
9 4 (4.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) Spring
2 20 (22.22%) JSON
3 19 (21.11%) HTML
4 16 (17.78%) jQuery
5 11 (12.22%) XML
6 10 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 9 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.78%) LAMP
9 6 (6.67%) J2EE
9 6 (6.67%) JDBC
9 6 (6.67%) Node.js
10 5 (5.56%) Java EE
11 3 (3.33%) .NET
11 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.33%) CSS
12 2 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (2.22%) Middleware
12 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (7.78%) Wiki
3 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) DataPower
4 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Unix
3 13 (14.44%) Solaris
4 10 (11.11%) Windows
5 7 (7.78%) CentOS
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
3 21 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (21.11%) DevOps
5 15 (16.67%) ITIL
6 14 (15.56%) TDD
7 12 (13.33%) MVC
8 10 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 10 (11.11%) Workflow
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
9 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (8.89%) OO
10 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.78%) Test Management
11 7 (7.78%) Validation
12 6 (6.67%) BCP
12 6 (6.67%) Business Continuity
12 6 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 6 (6.67%) Release Management
12 6 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) Java
2 50 (55.56%) Python
3 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 34 (37.78%) Bash Shell
5 22 (24.44%) C
6 20 (22.22%) C++
7 18 (20.00%) Ruby
8 12 (13.33%) C#
9 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (10.00%) SQL
10 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.56%) PHP
12 4 (4.44%) Lua
13 2 (2.22%) Scala
14 1 (1.11%) Clojure
14 1 (1.11%) Groovy
14 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) RHCE
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Samba
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 30 (33.33%) Puppet
2 13 (14.44%) Nagios
3 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Salt
4 1 (1.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle
2 31 (34.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.33%) F5
4 9 (10.00%) VMware
5 7 (7.78%) HP
6 6 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) PTC
7 3 (3.33%) Remedy
8 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
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