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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / South West
Rank 102 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing Perl 30 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.20% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 3.00% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 43
Median daily rate £488 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
1007 1200 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.14% 40.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 799 712
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 70 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +4 16 £475 +4.10% 7
Devon +12 4 - - 1
Bristol +4 4 £488 +32.65% 7
Wiltshire -5 4 £488 +45.52%
Somerset +7 1 £475 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 37 (56.92%) Python
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 34 (52.31%) Linux
4 32 (49.23%) Oracle
5 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
6 28 (43.08%) DV Cleared
7 25 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
9 22 (33.85%) C
10 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
11 17 (26.15%) Windows
11 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (24.62%) Hadoop
12 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
12 16 (24.62%) Unix
12 16 (24.62%) Scrum
12 16 (24.62%) DevOps
13 15 (23.08%) Ruby
14 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 12 (18.46%) Ant
15 12 (18.46%) Validation
15 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Defect Tracking
16 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
16 11 (16.92%) HTML
17 10 (15.38%) Apache
17 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management

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 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.23%) Alfresco
4 5 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.15%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.15%) IIS
6 3 (4.62%) nginx
7 2 (3.08%) JBoss
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.54%) Confluence
8 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.54%) Liferay
8 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.54%) Mule
8 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) CATIA
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) LDAP
2 5 (7.69%) Intranet
3 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) NAS
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.54%) FTP
6 1 (1.54%) HTTP
6 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.54%) IPsec
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.54%) VoIP
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) Hadoop
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.85%) MySQL
4 5 (7.69%) Big Data
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Informix
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Ant
2 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.38%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.77%) Subversion
5 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Hudson
6 4 (6.15%) JMeter
6 4 (6.15%) Maven
6 4 (6.15%) Zephyr
7 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.08%) Gradle
8 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.08%) DBA
8 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) XML
3 7 (10.77%) jQuery
3 7 (10.77%) Spring
4 6 (9.23%) JSON
4 6 (9.23%) Spring MVC
5 5 (7.69%) EJB
5 5 (7.69%) JDBC
5 5 (7.69%) JMS
6 4 (6.15%) CSS
7 3 (4.62%) .NET
7 3 (4.62%) J2EE
7 3 (4.62%) Java EE
7 3 (4.62%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) Ajax
8 2 (3.08%) Flash
8 2 (3.08%) JSP
8 2 (3.08%) Middleware
8 2 (3.08%) SOAP
8 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) Windows
3 16 (24.62%) Unix
4 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.23%) AIX
6 4 (6.15%) CentOS
6 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (24.62%) DevOps
3 16 (24.62%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Validation
6 11 (16.92%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) SDLC
7 10 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (15.38%) System Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Python
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.85%) C
6 15 (23.08%) Ruby
7 9 (13.85%) C++
8 7 (10.77%) SQL
9 4 (6.15%) C#
9 4 (6.15%) PHP
9 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.15%) VBScript
10 3 (4.62%) Go
11 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.54%) Clojure
12 1 (1.54%) Groovy
12 1 (1.54%) Lua
12 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Samba
1 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.15%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Salt
4 3 (4.62%) Terraform
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.23%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) ATG
6 2 (3.08%) BEA
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) PTC
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) WorldPay