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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 85 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.82% 1.54% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 4.12% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 42
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.20 £8.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+477.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
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
1082 1165 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.23% 37.27% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 718 739
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +7 20 £500 +10.13% 16
Wiltshire 0 10 £488 -
Dorset - 10 £500 - 1
Bristol -5 7 £375 -16.66% 2
Devon +2 5 £400 +28.00% 1
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 56 (65.12%) Python
2 50 (58.14%) Security Cleared
3 48 (55.81%) Oracle
4 44 (51.16%) Linux
5 40 (46.51%) Java
6 36 (41.86%) Unix
7 34 (39.53%) Red Hat
7 34 (39.53%) Bash Shell
8 33 (38.37%) Puppet
9 31 (36.05%) Configuration Management
10 30 (34.88%) DV Cleared
11 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
12 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (30.23%) Samba
14 24 (27.91%) Ruby
15 23 (26.74%) OO
16 19 (22.09%) ITIL
17 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
17 18 (20.93%) Finance
18 17 (19.77%) ClearCase
18 17 (19.77%) HTML
18 17 (19.77%) Subversion
19 16 (18.60%) Solaris
20 15 (17.44%) MySQL
20 15 (17.44%) NetApp
20 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
21 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
21 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
21 14 (16.28%) C
22 13 (15.12%) RHCE

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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 11 (12.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.81%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) Node.js
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.79%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.81%) FTP
3 5 (5.81%) HTTP
3 5 (5.81%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.81%) IPsec
3 5 (5.81%) LDAP
3 5 (5.81%) NAS
3 5 (5.81%) Network Security
3 5 (5.81%) VPN
4 4 (4.65%) tcpdump
4 4 (4.65%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.33%) DHCP
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) MySQL
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.79%) Hadoop
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.49%) Big Data
5 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Informix
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) ClearCase
1 17 (19.77%) Subversion
2 13 (15.12%) JIRA
3 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (9.30%) Vagrant
5 7 (8.14%) Ant
5 7 (8.14%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (8.14%) Maven
6 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.65%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (4.65%) Selenium
6 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Electronics
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Unix Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) HTML
2 11 (12.79%) LAMP
3 10 (11.63%) XML
4 9 (10.47%) XSL
5 8 (9.30%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) .NET
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.14%) jQuery
7 6 (6.98%) J2EE
8 4 (4.65%) JSON
8 4 (4.65%) Web Services
9 2 (2.33%) Drools
9 2 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (2.33%) Middleware
9 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.16%) Ajax
10 1 (1.16%) Flash
10 1 (1.16%) JMS
10 1 (1.16%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Wiki
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.81%) iPad
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) DataPower
5 2 (2.33%) VHDL
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Linux
2 36 (41.86%) Unix
3 16 (18.60%) Solaris
4 12 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.79%) CentOS
5 11 (12.79%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (12.79%) Windows
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Configuration Management
2 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) OO
4 19 (22.09%) ITIL
5 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
6 12 (13.95%) Scrum
7 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.79%) DevOps
7 11 (12.79%) SDLC
8 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
9 9 (10.47%) UML
10 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (9.30%) Release Management
11 7 (8.14%) BDD
11 7 (8.14%) MVC
11 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) Python
2 40 (46.51%) Java
3 34 (39.53%) Bash Shell
4 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
5 24 (27.91%) Ruby
6 14 (16.28%) C
7 11 (12.79%) AWK
7 11 (12.79%) sed
8 8 (9.30%) Delphi
8 8 (9.30%) Lua
8 8 (9.30%) PHP
8 8 (9.30%) PL/1
9 7 (8.14%) C#
9 7 (8.14%) C++
10 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.33%) VBScript
12 1 (1.16%) Scala
12 1 (1.16%) SQL
12 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.88%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.12%) RHCE
5 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
6 4 (4.65%) ISEB
6 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.16%) Degree
8 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Samba
2 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.79%) NFS
4 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (38.37%) Puppet
2 11 (12.79%) Nagios
3 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Oracle
2 34 (39.53%) Red Hat
3 15 (17.44%) NetApp
4 10 (11.63%) F5
5 8 (9.30%) VMware
6 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.81%) Sun
7 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.65%) SAP
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.16%) Altera
9 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.16%) BEA
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) Splunk
9 1 (1.16%) Sybase
9 1 (1.16%) VeriFone
9 1 (1.16%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.16%) Xilinx
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