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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 109 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Perl 34 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.66% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 4.19% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 58
Median daily rate £488 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £335 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £46.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.59% +37.03%
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
1123 1265 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 39.63% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 858 761
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £34.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 0 21 £500 +5.26% 12
Wiltshire -4 6 £488 +45.52%
Bristol +2 4 £488 +21.87% 7
Somerset +18 2 £475 - 2
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (55.13%) Java
2 39 (50.00%) Python
3 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
4 35 (44.87%) Linux
5 32 (41.03%) Oracle
6 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
6 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (37.18%) DV Cleared
8 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
9 22 (28.21%) Tomcat
10 21 (26.92%) Apache
10 21 (26.92%) MySQL
11 20 (25.64%) C
11 20 (25.64%) Unix
12 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
13 18 (23.08%) Hadoop
13 18 (23.08%) Ruby
14 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (20.51%) Spring
16 15 (19.23%) Puppet
16 15 (19.23%) Windows
16 15 (19.23%) XML
16 15 (19.23%) DevOps
17 14 (17.95%) HTML
17 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
17 14 (17.95%) Scrum
17 14 (17.95%) JSON
18 13 (16.67%) Alfresco
18 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database

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 22 (28.21%) Tomcat
2 21 (26.92%) Apache
3 13 (16.67%) Alfresco
4 10 (12.82%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) Liferay
7 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Mule
7 1 (1.28%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) CATIA
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Intranet
2 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.26%) LDAP
4 3 (3.85%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) NAS
5 2 (2.56%) Network Security
5 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.28%) FTP
6 1 (1.28%) HTTP
6 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.28%) IPsec
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) MySQL
2 18 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.41%) Big Data
6 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) Informix
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
4 8 (10.26%) Ant
5 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.97%) Selenium
6 6 (7.69%) Hudson
7 4 (5.13%) JMeter
7 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.13%) Maven
7 4 (5.13%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Zephyr
8 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.85%) Subversion
8 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Designer
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Spring
2 15 (19.23%) XML
3 14 (17.95%) HTML
3 14 (17.95%) JSON
4 10 (12.82%) jQuery
5 9 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 7 (8.97%) Java EE
7 6 (7.69%) JDBC
8 5 (6.41%) EJB
8 5 (6.41%) JMS
8 5 (6.41%) LAMP
9 4 (5.13%) CSS
9 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.85%) .NET
10 3 (3.85%) J2EE
10 3 (3.85%) Node.js
10 3 (3.85%) Web Services
11 2 (2.56%) Ajax
11 2 (2.56%) Flash
11 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Wiki
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Linux
2 20 (25.64%) Unix
3 15 (19.23%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.54%) CentOS
6 6 (7.69%) Solaris
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
3 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (19.23%) DevOps
5 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 11 (14.10%) Validation
7 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.82%) Workflow
8 9 (11.54%) MVC
9 8 (10.26%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.26%) TDD
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.97%) SDLC
10 7 (8.97%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.97%) V-Model
10 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) Java
2 39 (50.00%) Python
3 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
5 20 (25.64%) C
6 18 (23.08%) Ruby
7 12 (15.38%) C++
8 9 (11.54%) SQL
9 6 (7.69%) C#
10 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (5.13%) PHP
11 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.56%) Go
12 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.28%) Clojure
13 1 (1.28%) Groovy
13 1 (1.28%) Lua
13 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 29 (37.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) RHCE
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Puppet
2 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.85%) Ansible
3 3 (3.85%) Salt
4 2 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (2.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
5 3 (3.85%) PTC
5 3 (3.85%) Remedy
5 3 (3.85%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.56%) ATG
6 2 (2.56%) BEA
6 2 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
7 1 (1.28%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) WorldPay