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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 96 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Perl 51 68 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 2.22% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 5.94% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +23.23%
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
1283 1144 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.07% 37.41% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 755 443
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 48 43
Average hourly rate £38.77 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.06 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 27 £405 - 5
Bristol -11 11 £325 -18.75% 3
Wiltshire +8 8 £465 +27.39% 1
Dorset - 5 - - 3
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (69.70%) Python
2 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
3 55 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 53 (53.54%) DV Cleared
5 49 (49.49%) Linux
6 46 (46.46%) Ruby
7 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (42.42%) Java
9 36 (36.36%) Windows
10 34 (34.34%) UNIX
11 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (29.29%) PHP
12 29 (29.29%) C++
12 29 (29.29%) Oracle
12 29 (29.29%) OO
13 28 (28.28%) Subversion
14 26 (26.26%) ClearCase
14 26 (26.26%) TCP/IP
14 26 (26.26%) Sun
15 25 (25.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
16 24 (24.24%) Release Management
17 23 (23.23%) Puppet
17 23 (23.23%) VMware
18 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
19 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (20.20%) Configuration Management
20 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
21 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
21 19 (19.19%) SQL

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.13%) Apache
3 7 (7.07%) JBoss
4 5 (5.05%) IIS
4 5 (5.05%) nginx
5 4 (4.04%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.04%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.11%) SDH
2 11 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 10 (10.10%) 2G
3 10 (10.10%) 2.5G
3 10 (10.10%) 3G
4 9 (9.09%) 4G
5 8 (8.08%) Firewall
5 8 (8.08%) WAN
5 8 (8.08%) LAN
6 4 (4.04%) IPsec
6 4 (4.04%) SAN
7 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.03%) HTTP
8 2 (2.02%) IPv6
8 2 (2.02%) OSPF
8 2 (2.02%) BGP
8 2 (2.02%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.02%) X.509
8 2 (2.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) MySQL
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.04%) MarkLogic
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Subversion
2 26 (26.26%) ClearCase
3 25 (25.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (17.17%) Ant
5 16 (16.16%) Maven
5 16 (16.16%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
7 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
8 11 (11.11%) Hudson
9 10 (10.10%) JIRA
10 6 (6.06%) LoadRunner
10 6 (6.06%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (4.04%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (1.01%) Selenium
12 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.01%) Behat
12 1 (1.01%) PhpStorm
12 1 (1.01%) GitLab
General
1 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Designer
4 13 (13.13%) Senior Designer
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) STL
2 10 (10.10%) HTML
2 10 (10.10%) .NET
3 9 (9.09%) Web Services
4 8 (8.08%) J2EE
5 6 (6.06%) WCF
6 4 (4.04%) jQuery
6 4 (4.04%) Drools
6 4 (4.04%) Java EE
7 3 (3.03%) JSON
7 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.03%) Spring
7 3 (3.03%) Flash
7 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.02%) CSS
8 2 (2.02%) XML
8 2 (2.02%) CGI
8 2 (2.02%) REST
8 2 (2.02%) Flask
8 2 (2.02%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Wiki
5 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.01%) DTV
7 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 36 (36.36%) Windows
3 34 (34.34%) UNIX
4 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.13%) Solaris
7 12 (12.12%) CentOS
8 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.07%) Ubuntu
9 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.05%) Debian
10 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.04%) Fedora
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) AIX
12 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (29.29%) OO
4 24 (24.24%) Release Management
5 20 (20.20%) Configuration Management
6 16 (16.16%) DevOps
7 13 (13.13%) OOD
8 12 (12.12%) Scrum
8 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.07%) User Stories
10 7 (7.07%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.07%) ITIL
11 6 (6.06%) Web Development
11 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.06%) Test Management
11 6 (6.06%) Functional Testing
12 5 (5.05%) Patch Management
12 5 (5.05%) Change Management
12 5 (5.05%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.70%) Python
2 55 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 46 (46.46%) Ruby
4 42 (42.42%) Java
5 29 (29.29%) PHP
5 29 (29.29%) C++
6 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.19%) SQL
8 16 (16.16%) Lua
9 15 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 15 (15.15%) C#
10 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
11 8 (8.08%) C
11 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
12 5 (5.05%) VBScript
13 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.02%) Tcl
15 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.01%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 58 (58.59%) Security Cleared
2 53 (53.54%) DV Cleared
3 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 17 (17.17%) RHCE
5 13 (13.13%) Sun Certification
6 7 (7.07%) OCPJP
7 6 (6.06%) CCNA
7 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.04%) ISEB
8 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
9 3 (3.03%) Degree
9 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.18%) Samba
3 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.11%) vSphere
4 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.05%) Postfix
5 5 (5.05%) XenServer
6 3 (3.03%) XenApp
7 2 (2.02%) iptables
8 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (23.23%) Puppet
2 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.10%) Ansible
3 10 (10.10%) Salt
4 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.04%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.02%) Nagios
5 2 (2.02%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.01%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.01%) AppManager
6 1 (1.01%) SCCM
6 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 26 (26.26%) Sun
3 23 (23.23%) VMware
4 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco
6 8 (8.08%) Citrix
7 5 (5.05%) Symantec
7 5 (5.05%) OpenText
8 4 (4.04%) NetApp
8 4 (4.04%) Lotus
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (1.01%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
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