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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Perl
England / South West
Rank 99 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 36 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.04% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 2.68% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 38
Median daily rate £475 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £456 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.38%

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
1076 1157 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.87% 38.63% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 724 772
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 61
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 23 February 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 +1 15 £475 +5.55% 4
Devon +9 11 - -
Wiltshire -3 3 £488 +45.52%
Bristol +3 2 £425 +21.42% 3
Dorset - 2 - -
Somerset 0 1 £475 +11.76% 3
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 43 (63.24%) Linux
2 42 (61.76%) Python
2 42 (61.76%) Oracle
3 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
5 30 (44.12%) DV Cleared
6 29 (42.65%) Java
7 28 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
9 23 (33.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (32.35%) C
11 20 (29.41%) Windows
11 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
12 19 (27.94%) DevOps
12 19 (27.94%) Ruby
12 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
13 17 (25.00%) Ant
13 17 (25.00%) Scrum
14 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
15 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
15 15 (22.06%) Unix
16 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
16 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
16 13 (19.12%) Hadoop
16 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
17 12 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
17 12 (17.65%) AIX
17 12 (17.65%) ITIL
17 12 (17.65%) Validation

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 11 (16.18%) GlassFish
1 11 (16.18%) IIS
1 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.76%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) nginx
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) GitHub
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Kerberos
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) VoIP
3 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.41%) AMQP
5 2 (2.94%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.47%) IPv6
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 13 (19.12%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) Big Data
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) dBASE
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) Informix
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Ant
2 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.65%) Subversion
4 11 (16.18%) Cucumber
4 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.18%) Selenium
5 6 (8.82%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.82%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.88%) CMake
7 4 (5.88%) JIRA
8 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.41%) GoogleTest
8 3 (4.41%) Hudson
8 3 (4.41%) JMeter
8 3 (4.41%) Maven
8 3 (4.41%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Test Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CSS
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) EJB
2 5 (7.35%) JMS
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) Java EE
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) Ajax
5 2 (2.94%) Flash
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) JSP
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) XSLT
6 1 (1.47%) LESS
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Sass
6 1 (1.47%) SOAP
6 1 (1.47%) WSDL
6 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Linux
2 23 (33.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (29.41%) Windows
4 15 (22.06%) Unix
5 12 (17.65%) AIX
6 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.35%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 17 (25.00%) Scrum
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (17.65%) ITIL
7 12 (17.65%) Validation
8 11 (16.18%) Automation Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (16.18%) Integration Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Performance Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (16.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (16.18%) System Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.18%) V-Model
8 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Python
2 29 (42.65%) Java
3 28 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 22 (32.35%) C
5 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.94%) Ruby
6 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 10 (14.71%) VBScript
7 8 (11.76%) C++
8 5 (7.35%) Go
8 5 (7.35%) PHP
9 4 (5.88%) C#
9 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.47%) Lua
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 30 (44.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Gluster
3 1 (1.47%) vCloud
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 6 (8.82%) Ansible
2 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) Salt
3 5 (7.35%) Terraform
4 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
3 11 (16.18%) IBM
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (4.41%) Splunk
7 2 (2.94%) ATG
7 2 (2.94%) BEA
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Dell
8 1 (1.47%) EMC
8 1 (1.47%) ESRI
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.47%) Sybase
8 1 (1.47%) VeriFone
8 1 (1.47%) Veritas
8 1 (1.47%) VMware
8 1 (1.47%) WorldPay