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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 102 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Perl 40 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 3.30% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +71.06%
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
1114 999 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.46% 35.60% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 582 589
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.90 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -3 14 £478 +59.33% 4
Bristol -2 11 £450 +20.00% 11
Devon - 8 £313 - 3
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 6
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 80 (70.80%) Bash Shell
2 78 (69.03%) Python
3 69 (61.06%) Linux
4 63 (55.75%) Ruby
5 60 (53.10%) Security Cleared
6 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (48.67%) Java
8 51 (45.13%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (44.25%) OO
10 48 (42.48%) DV Cleared
11 47 (41.59%) PHP
12 43 (38.05%) Subversion
13 41 (36.28%) UNIX
14 36 (31.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 36 (31.86%) C++
14 36 (31.86%) ClearCase
14 36 (31.86%) Release Management
15 32 (28.32%) VMware
15 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
15 32 (28.32%) Puppet
16 31 (27.43%) SQL
16 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
17 26 (23.01%) Scrum
17 26 (23.01%) DevOps
18 25 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (22.12%) Maven
18 25 (22.12%) Windows
18 25 (22.12%) Apache
19 24 (21.24%) Red Hat
20 22 (19.47%) Jenkins

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (22.12%) Apache
2 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.19%) JBoss
4 6 (5.31%) MediaWiki
4 6 (5.31%) nginx
4 6 (5.31%) Confluence
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.65%) CMS
5 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.65%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.77%) Mule
6 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.16%) LDAP
2 16 (14.16%) LAN
2 16 (14.16%) WAN
2 16 (14.16%) Firewall
3 12 (10.62%) SAN
4 9 (7.96%) 3G
4 9 (7.96%) 2G
5 7 (6.19%) 2.5G
5 7 (6.19%) Wireshark
5 7 (6.19%) 4G
5 7 (6.19%) SDH
6 6 (5.31%) VPN
6 6 (5.31%) OSPF
6 6 (5.31%) BGP
6 6 (5.31%) Internet
6 6 (5.31%) Network Security
6 6 (5.31%) IPsec
6 6 (5.31%) IPv6
6 6 (5.31%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.73%) MySQL
3 9 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.54%) JasperReports
5 4 (3.54%) Ingres
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) HBase
6 3 (2.65%) Voldemort
6 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.65%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 43 (38.05%) Subversion
2 36 (31.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (31.86%) ClearCase
3 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
4 25 (22.12%) Maven
5 22 (19.47%) Jenkins
6 21 (18.58%) Apache Ivy
6 21 (18.58%) Ant
7 17 (15.04%) Hudson
8 6 (5.31%) JIRA
9 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (3.54%) PHPUnit
10 4 (3.54%) JUnit
11 3 (2.65%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.88%) Selenium
12 1 (0.88%) TestNG
12 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Electronics
3 6 (5.31%) Marketing
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (16.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 18 (15.93%) C++ Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (9.73%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Designer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Designer
11 4 (3.54%) Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) LAMP
2 9 (7.96%) J2EE
3 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 8 (7.08%) Spring
4 7 (6.19%) STL
5 6 (5.31%) HTML
5 6 (5.31%) CSS
6 5 (4.42%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.54%) Laravel
7 4 (3.54%) JDBC
7 4 (3.54%) DAO
7 4 (3.54%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.54%) CGI
8 3 (2.65%) Java Concurrency
8 3 (2.65%) RESTful
9 2 (1.77%) Ajax
9 2 (1.77%) Flask
9 2 (1.77%) REST
9 2 (1.77%) Middleware
9 2 (1.77%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) DTV
2 7 (6.19%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.19%) Wiki
2 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) MPEG
7 1 (0.88%) iDTV
7 1 (0.88%) CESG
7 1 (0.88%) STB
7 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.06%) Linux
2 41 (36.28%) UNIX
3 25 (22.12%) Windows
4 18 (15.93%) CentOS
5 17 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (12.39%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.19%) Debian
8 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.31%) Solaris
10 4 (3.54%) VMS
11 3 (2.65%) Fedora
12 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.77%) Android
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.13%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (44.25%) OO
4 36 (31.86%) Release Management
5 26 (23.01%) Scrum
5 26 (23.01%) DevOps
6 21 (18.58%) Configuration Management
7 19 (16.81%) OOD
8 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.19%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.19%) High Availability
9 7 (6.19%) Build Automation
9 7 (6.19%) User Stories
10 6 (5.31%) Database Theory
10 6 (5.31%) Relational Database Theory
10 6 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.31%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.80%) Bash Shell
2 78 (69.03%) Python
3 63 (55.75%) Ruby
4 55 (48.67%) Java
5 47 (41.59%) PHP
6 36 (31.86%) C++
7 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
8 31 (27.43%) SQL
9 16 (14.16%) Lua
10 15 (13.27%) PL/SQL
11 13 (11.50%) C
12 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.54%) Korn
14 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.88%) Erlang
15 1 (0.88%) Groovy
15 1 (0.88%) AWK
15 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (53.10%) Security Cleared
2 48 (42.48%) DV Cleared
3 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.62%) CCNA
4 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (10.62%) Sun Certification
5 9 (7.96%) OCPJP
5 9 (7.96%) RHCE
6 5 (4.42%) VCP4
7 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) Degree
9 1 (0.88%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
1 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Samba
1 17 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.16%) XenServer
3 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.19%) vSphere
5 6 (5.31%) Postfix
6 4 (3.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.54%) NFS
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.77%) Firmware
8 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (28.32%) Puppet
2 25 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (16.81%) Salt
4 8 (7.08%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (5.31%) Ansible
6 3 (2.65%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
7 2 (1.77%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (1.77%) yum
7 2 (1.77%) SELinux
7 2 (1.77%) logstash
8 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.88%) AppManager
8 1 (0.88%) SCCM
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) VMware
2 24 (21.24%) Red Hat
3 18 (15.93%) Oracle
3 18 (15.93%) Sun
4 16 (14.16%) Citrix
5 6 (5.31%) SAP
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.88%) Siemens
8 1 (0.88%) Huawei
8 1 (0.88%) NorthgateArinso
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) Sony
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