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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 90 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 53 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.26% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 3.42% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 48
Median daily rate £425 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
1124 1112 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 36.74% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 717 764
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 68 67
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 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 27 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 +4 24 £436 -3.90% 8
Dorset - 11 £446 - 1
Wiltshire -4 8 £488 - 1
Devon +4 5 £400 -
Bristol 0 4 £425 -12.82% 2
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 51 (60.71%) Python
2 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
3 46 (54.76%) Java
4 45 (53.57%) Oracle
5 41 (48.81%) Unix
5 41 (48.81%) Linux
6 34 (40.48%) DV Cleared
7 32 (38.10%) Puppet
7 32 (38.10%) Red Hat
8 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
9 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (30.95%) Configuration Management
11 24 (28.57%) Ruby
12 21 (25.00%) HTML
12 21 (25.00%) OO
13 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
13 20 (23.81%) Samba
13 20 (23.81%) JIRA
14 17 (20.24%) Tomcat
14 17 (20.24%) Solaris
15 16 (19.05%) ClearCase
15 16 (19.05%) MySQL
15 16 (19.05%) C
15 16 (19.05%) Subversion
15 16 (19.05%) Hadoop
16 15 (17.86%) DevOps
16 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
17 14 (16.67%) 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 17 (20.24%) Tomcat
2 13 (15.48%) Apache
3 8 (9.52%) JBoss
4 6 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.57%) Node.js
7 2 (2.38%) Confluence
7 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.19%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) FTP
3 6 (7.14%) HTTP
3 6 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 6 (7.14%) IPsec
3 6 (7.14%) LDAP
3 6 (7.14%) NAS
3 6 (7.14%) Network Security
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
4 5 (5.95%) tcpdump
4 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.38%) DHCP
5 2 (2.38%) DNS
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 16 (19.05%) MySQL
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.19%) Informix
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) JIRA
2 16 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 16 (19.05%) Subversion
3 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.52%) Vagrant
4 8 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (7.14%) Ant
5 6 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (7.14%) Maven
6 5 (5.95%) Hudson
6 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
6 5 (5.95%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.76%) Selenium
8 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.05%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 16 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (14.29%) LAMP
3 11 (13.10%) jQuery
4 10 (11.90%) XML
5 9 (10.71%) XSL
6 8 (9.52%) JSON
7 7 (8.33%) CSS
7 7 (8.33%) J2EE
8 6 (7.14%) .NET
8 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.95%) Spring
10 4 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (3.57%) Web Services
12 2 (2.38%) Drools
12 2 (2.38%) Middleware
13 1 (1.19%) Ajax
13 1 (1.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Wiki
2 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) iPad
4 4 (4.76%) DataPower
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) VHDL
6 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.19%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.81%) Linux
1 41 (48.81%) Unix
2 17 (20.24%) Solaris
3 12 (14.29%) CentOS
4 11 (13.10%) Windows
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 21 (25.00%) OO
4 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (17.86%) DevOps
5 13 (15.48%) ITIL
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 11 (13.10%) TDD
7 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.71%) UML
9 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 8 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Release Management
11 6 (7.14%) BCP
11 6 (7.14%) BDD
11 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) Python
2 46 (54.76%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 24 (28.57%) Ruby
6 16 (19.05%) C
7 13 (15.48%) C++
8 11 (13.10%) C#
9 8 (9.52%) Delphi
9 8 (9.52%) PL/1
10 7 (8.33%) Lua
10 7 (8.33%) PHP
11 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.95%) SQL
12 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.38%) AWK
13 2 (2.38%) sed
13 2 (2.38%) VBScript
14 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.48%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.67%) RHCE
4 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) ISEB
5 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.76%) Sun Certification
7 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.19%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Samba
2 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (38.10%) Puppet
2 12 (14.29%) Nagios
3 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Oracle
2 32 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.10%) F5
4 9 (10.71%) VMware
5 8 (9.52%) NetApp
6 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.95%) IBM
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) Sun
8 3 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.19%) Altera
10 1 (1.19%) BEA
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix
10 1 (1.19%) Sybase
10 1 (1.19%) VeriFone
10 1 (1.19%) WorldPay
10 1 (1.19%) Xilinx