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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 80 109 73
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -36
Contract jobs citing Perl 66 14 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 0.59% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 1.70% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 1 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £40.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £33.78 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -11.69%
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
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 33 £458 - 2
Bristol -2 17 £425 +13.33% 4
Devon -5 4 £240 - 2
Dorset - 4 £391 -
Somerset - 3 £325 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £363 - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (60.61%) Bash Shell
2 74 (56.06%) Linux
3 69 (52.27%) Python
4 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (46.97%) Ruby
5 62 (46.97%) Security Cleared
6 61 (46.21%) Java
7 55 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (37.12%) PHP
8 49 (37.12%) OO
9 44 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 41 (31.06%) UNIX
11 40 (30.30%) Subversion
12 38 (28.79%) VMware
13 37 (28.03%) C++
14 36 (27.27%) SQL
14 36 (27.27%) Release Management
15 35 (26.52%) Puppet
16 34 (25.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 34 (25.76%) ClearCase
17 33 (25.00%) Apache
17 33 (25.00%) Red Hat
18 32 (24.24%) JavaScript
19 31 (23.48%) CentOS
20 29 (21.97%) Git (software)
21 28 (21.21%) DevOps
22 27 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
23 25 (18.94%) LDAP
24 24 (18.18%) Maven
24 24 (18.18%) Salt

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.79%) MediaWiki
3 5 (3.79%) Confluence
3 5 (3.79%) nginx
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.03%) JBoss
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) CMS
5 3 (2.27%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.52%) Mule
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) LDAP
2 22 (16.67%) Firewall
3 16 (12.12%) LAN
3 16 (12.12%) WAN
4 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.85%) SAN
5 12 (9.09%) DNS
6 10 (7.58%) VPN
6 10 (7.58%) LTE
7 9 (6.82%) Internet
8 8 (6.06%) WCDMA
9 7 (5.30%) 3G
9 7 (5.30%) 2G
9 7 (5.30%) SSH
10 6 (4.55%) SMTP
10 6 (4.55%) HTTPS
11 5 (3.79%) PuTTY
11 5 (3.79%) OSPF
11 5 (3.79%) IPv6
11 5 (3.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.82%) MySQL
2 9 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Ingres
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.79%) JasperReports
6 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.27%) HBase
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.27%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.27%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 40 (30.30%) Subversion
2 34 (25.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 34 (25.76%) ClearCase
3 29 (21.97%) Git (software)
4 24 (18.18%) Maven
5 22 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 20 (15.15%) Apache Ivy
6 20 (15.15%) Ant
7 17 (12.88%) Hudson
8 5 (3.79%) PHPUnit
8 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.79%) JIRA
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.03%) JUnit
9 4 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (2.27%) StarTeam
11 2 (1.52%) Selenium
11 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.36%) Finance
3 10 (7.58%) Electronics
4 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.30%) Marketing
5 5 (3.79%) Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Avionics
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (40.15%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 24 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Administrator
6 9 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (6.06%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Development Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) LAMP
2 10 (7.58%) Web Services
3 9 (6.82%) Spring
4 7 (5.30%) HTML
4 7 (5.30%) CSS
5 6 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.55%) JDBC
5 6 (4.55%) J2EE
5 6 (4.55%) Laravel
6 5 (3.79%) Apache Camel
6 5 (3.79%) CGI
6 5 (3.79%) DAO
7 4 (3.03%) RESTful
8 3 (2.27%) Java Concurrency
8 3 (2.27%) STL
9 2 (1.52%) jQuery
9 2 (1.52%) Ajax
9 2 (1.52%) JSON
9 2 (1.52%) Lucene
9 2 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) DTV
2 7 (5.30%) Clustering
3 6 (4.55%) Wiki
3 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.52%) MPEG
5 2 (1.52%) Open Source
5 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.76%) iDTV
6 1 (0.76%) STB
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Physics
6 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 74 (56.06%) Linux
2 41 (31.06%) UNIX
3 31 (23.48%) CentOS
4 22 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 18 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (10.61%) Windows
7 11 (8.33%) Debian
8 6 (4.55%) VMS
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.27%) Fedora
11 2 (1.52%) Android
11 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (37.12%) OO
4 36 (27.27%) Release Management
5 28 (21.21%) DevOps
6 21 (15.91%) Scrum
7 20 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.61%) OOD
9 13 (9.85%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.58%) Build Automation
11 9 (6.82%) ITIL
11 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.30%) Validation
13 7 (5.30%) Migration
13 7 (5.30%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 80 (60.61%) Bash Shell
2 69 (52.27%) Python
3 62 (46.97%) Ruby
4 61 (46.21%) Java
5 49 (37.12%) PHP
6 37 (28.03%) C++
7 36 (27.27%) SQL
8 32 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 15 (11.36%) Lua
11 13 (9.85%) C
12 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
13 7 (5.30%) Korn
14 2 (1.52%) AWK
14 2 (1.52%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.52%) VC++
14 2 (1.52%) C#
15 1 (0.76%) VB
15 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) Security Cleared
2 44 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.09%) CCNA
4 12 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.33%) Sun Certification
6 6 (4.55%) Degree
7 5 (3.79%) OCPJP
8 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.03%) ISEB
9 2 (1.52%) CCENT
9 2 (1.52%) LPIC
9 2 (1.52%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) DO-160
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.91%) XenServer
3 16 (12.12%) Samba
4 10 (7.58%) NFS
5 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
6 6 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.79%) qmail
7 5 (3.79%) Postfix
7 5 (3.79%) Squid
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.52%) vSphere
10 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (26.52%) Puppet
2 27 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (18.18%) Salt
4 8 (6.06%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.03%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.27%) yum
7 3 (2.27%) Ansible
7 3 (2.27%) SELinux
7 3 (2.27%) logstash
8 2 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (1.52%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) VMware
2 33 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (12.12%) Citrix
4 13 (9.85%) Oracle
5 12 (9.09%) Sun
6 7 (5.30%) SAP
6 7 (5.30%) Cisco
6 7 (5.30%) IBM
7 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 4 (3.03%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) Juniper
10 2 (1.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.52%) F5
11 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.76%) NorthgateArinso
11 1 (0.76%) Siemens
11 1 (0.76%) McAfee
11 1 (0.76%) Sony
11 1 (0.76%) Huawei
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