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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 74 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Contract jobs citing Perl 72 12 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.15% 0.54% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 1.51% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 1 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £391 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £391 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
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
1200 793 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.80% 35.39% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 520 550
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Perl Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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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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 +14 31 £450 - 11
Bristol -8 18 £450 - 11
Dorset - 8 £375 -
Wiltshire -13 5 £400 +2.43%
Somerset - 4 £350 - 1
Devon -18 2 £373 - 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 77 (59.69%) Linux
2 76 (58.91%) Bash Shell
3 60 (46.51%) Python
3 60 (46.51%) Java
4 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (42.64%) Ruby
6 53 (41.09%) Security Cleared
7 50 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (37.98%) PHP
9 39 (30.23%) OO
9 39 (30.23%) Red Hat
9 39 (30.23%) VMware
10 36 (27.91%) Puppet
11 35 (27.13%) DV Cleared
11 35 (27.13%) UNIX
12 34 (26.36%) SQL
13 32 (24.81%) Apache
13 32 (24.81%) CentOS
14 31 (24.03%) DevOps
15 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
15 30 (23.26%) C++
15 30 (23.26%) Subversion
16 28 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (21.71%) Release Management
17 26 (20.16%) LDAP
18 25 (19.38%) Ubuntu
18 25 (19.38%) Firewall
18 25 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (18.60%) XenServer
19 24 (18.60%) LAMP

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (24.81%) Apache
2 5 (3.88%) MediaWiki
2 5 (3.88%) nginx
2 5 (3.88%) Confluence
3 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.33%) CMS
4 3 (2.33%) IIS
4 3 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.33%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.55%) Mule
5 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.55%) JBoss
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) PaaS
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) LDAP
2 25 (19.38%) Firewall
3 16 (12.40%) LAN
3 16 (12.40%) WAN
4 13 (10.08%) SAN
4 13 (10.08%) VPN
4 13 (10.08%) DNS
4 13 (10.08%) Internet
5 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.75%) LTE
6 10 (7.75%) SMTP
7 8 (6.20%) WCDMA
8 7 (5.43%) SSH
9 6 (4.65%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.88%) 2G
10 5 (3.88%) IPsec
10 5 (3.88%) BGP
10 5 (3.88%) 3G
10 5 (3.88%) OSPF
10 5 (3.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.98%) MySQL
2 9 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.65%) Ingres
5 5 (3.88%) JasperReports
5 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.33%) Voldemort
7 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.33%) HBase
7 3 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.55%) Big Data
8 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 30 (23.26%) Subversion
2 24 (18.60%) ClearCase
2 24 (18.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 22 (17.05%) Jenkins
3 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
4 21 (16.28%) Maven
5 17 (13.18%) Hudson
5 17 (13.18%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (13.18%) Ant
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (3.88%) JIRA
6 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.88%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.10%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (3.10%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.10%) JUnit
8 3 (2.33%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.55%) Selenium
10 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.63%) Finance
3 10 (7.75%) Electronics
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.43%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 50 (38.76%) Developer
2 27 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (18.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (16.28%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Development Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Architect
10 5 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.88%) Python Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.60%) LAMP
2 10 (7.75%) Web Services
3 9 (6.98%) Spring
4 7 (5.43%) HTML
4 7 (5.43%) CSS
5 6 (4.65%) Laravel
5 6 (4.65%) JDBC
5 6 (4.65%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.88%) DAO
6 5 (3.88%) J2EE
6 5 (3.88%) CGI
6 5 (3.88%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.10%) RESTful
8 3 (2.33%) Java Concurrency
8 3 (2.33%) REST
9 2 (1.55%) jQuery
9 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.55%) Middleware
9 2 (1.55%) .NET
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) DTV
2 7 (5.43%) Clustering
3 6 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.65%) Wiki
4 3 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (1.55%) Open Source
5 2 (1.55%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.55%) MPEG
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Physics
6 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.78%) STB
6 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) iDTV
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (59.69%) Linux
2 35 (27.13%) UNIX
3 32 (24.81%) CentOS
4 25 (19.38%) Ubuntu
5 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.85%) Debian
7 13 (10.08%) Windows
8 6 (4.65%) VMS
9 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.33%) Fedora
11 2 (1.55%) Android
11 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.78%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.76%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (30.23%) OO
4 31 (24.03%) DevOps
5 28 (21.71%) Release Management
6 20 (15.50%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.18%) Scrum
8 13 (10.08%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.53%) Build Automation
10 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.98%) ITIL
11 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.43%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.43%) Validation
12 7 (5.43%) Migration
12 7 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.43%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.65%) Change Control
13 6 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.91%) Bash Shell
2 60 (46.51%) Python
2 60 (46.51%) Java
3 55 (42.64%) Ruby
4 49 (37.98%) PHP
5 34 (26.36%) SQL
6 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 30 (23.26%) C++
7 14 (10.85%) C
7 14 (10.85%) PL/SQL
8 12 (9.30%) Lua
9 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.43%) Korn
11 4 (3.10%) C#
12 3 (2.33%) VB
13 2 (1.55%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.55%) VBA
13 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (41.09%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.13%) DV Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.30%) CCNA
4 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.75%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.65%) Degree
7 4 (3.10%) ISEB
7 4 (3.10%) OCPJP
7 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.33%) LPIC
8 3 (2.33%) RHCSA
8 3 (2.33%) CCENT
9 1 (0.78%) HND
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) DO-160
System Software
1 25 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (18.60%) XenServer
3 16 (12.40%) Samba
4 10 (7.75%) NFS
5 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
6 6 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (4.65%) Squid
7 5 (3.88%) qmail
7 5 (3.88%) Postfix
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.55%) vSphere
9 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.78%) Firmware
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (27.91%) Puppet
2 28 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (17.83%) Salt
4 6 (4.65%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.65%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (3.10%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.33%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.55%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.78%) Nagios
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.78%) Ansible
8 1 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.78%) YUM
Vendors
1 39 (30.23%) Red Hat
1 39 (30.23%) VMware
2 16 (12.40%) Citrix
3 13 (10.08%) Oracle
4 11 (8.53%) Sun
5 8 (6.20%) Cisco
6 7 (5.43%) SAP
6 7 (5.43%) IBM
7 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.10%) Juniper
8 4 (3.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.33%) Remedy
9 3 (2.33%) F5
10 2 (1.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.78%) Sony
11 1 (0.78%) Huawei
11 1 (0.78%) McAfee
11 1 (0.78%) Siemens
11 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.78%) NorthgateArinso
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