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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 100 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 45 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.59% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.98% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 57
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -8.57%
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
1170 1283 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.36% 40.01% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 860 755
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 87 48
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 26 £400 -1.23% 12
Wiltshire -5 10 £425 -8.60% 2
Dorset -3 6 £393 - 1
Bristol -10 3 £218 -33.07% 3
Perl
England

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (55.21%) Python
2 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 50 (52.08%) Linux
4 48 (50.00%) Java
5 44 (45.83%) Oracle
6 41 (42.71%) Unix
6 41 (42.71%) Puppet
7 40 (41.67%) Red Hat
8 35 (36.46%) JavaScript
9 34 (35.42%) Configuration Management
9 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
10 33 (34.38%) Tomcat
11 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
13 28 (29.17%) JIRA
13 28 (29.17%) MySQL
14 25 (26.04%) Apache
15 24 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 23 (23.96%) Samba
17 22 (22.92%) Solaris
18 21 (21.88%) HTML
18 21 (21.88%) Ruby
18 21 (21.88%) DevOps
19 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
21 18 (18.75%) RHCE
21 18 (18.75%) Hadoop
21 18 (18.75%) JSON
22 17 (17.71%) Spring
22 17 (17.71%) C

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 33 (34.38%) Tomcat
2 25 (26.04%) Apache
3 11 (11.46%) JBoss
4 8 (8.33%) Alfresco
5 7 (7.29%) MQSeries
6 6 (6.25%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.08%) Confluence
8 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) CATIA
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.54%) Firewall
3 9 (9.38%) LDAP
4 8 (8.33%) Intranet
5 7 (7.29%) FTP
5 7 (7.29%) HTTP
5 7 (7.29%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.29%) IPsec
5 7 (7.29%) NAS
5 7 (7.29%) Network Security
5 7 (7.29%) VPN
6 6 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 6 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 6 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.08%) DHCP
7 2 (2.08%) DNS
7 2 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) MySQL
2 18 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.13%) Big Data
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) JIRA
2 15 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.46%) ClearCase
4 11 (11.46%) Subversion
5 9 (9.38%) Hudson
6 7 (7.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (6.25%) Ant
7 6 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (6.25%) Maven
8 5 (5.21%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium
10 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Back Office
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.71%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.33%) Designer
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Designer
9 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) HTML
2 18 (18.75%) JSON
3 17 (17.71%) Spring
4 16 (16.67%) LAMP
5 15 (15.63%) jQuery
6 12 (12.50%) XML
7 9 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.29%) J2EE
9 6 (6.25%) Node.js
10 5 (5.21%) .NET
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.21%) CSS
10 5 (5.21%) XSL
11 4 (4.17%) Java EE
11 4 (4.17%) Spring MVC
12 3 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (2.08%) JDBC
13 2 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Wiki
2 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.25%) Clustering
3 6 (6.25%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) DataPower
4 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) VHDL
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.08%) Linux
2 41 (42.71%) Unix
3 22 (22.92%) Solaris
4 16 (16.67%) CentOS
5 10 (10.42%) Windows
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Configuration Management
2 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.88%) DevOps
4 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.67%) ITIL
6 14 (14.58%) OO
6 14 (14.58%) TDD
7 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 9 (9.38%) MVC
8 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) BCP
10 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (7.29%) Functional Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.29%) Release Management
10 7 (7.29%) SDLC
10 7 (7.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Python
2 48 (50.00%) Java
3 35 (36.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
5 21 (21.88%) Ruby
6 17 (17.71%) C
6 17 (17.71%) C++
7 14 (14.58%) C#
8 9 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (9.38%) SQL
9 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.25%) Lua
10 6 (6.25%) PHP
11 4 (4.17%) Delphi
11 4 (4.17%) PL/1
12 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.04%) Scala
13 1 (1.04%) Tcl
13 1 (1.04%) VB
13 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.42%) DV Cleared
3 18 (18.75%) RHCE
4 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.13%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (23.96%) Samba
2 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (42.71%) Puppet
2 14 (14.58%) Nagios
3 11 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) Salt
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Oracle
2 40 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.54%) F5
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 7 (7.29%) NetApp
6 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.13%) PTC
8 3 (3.13%) Remedy
8 3 (3.13%) Sun
9 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.08%) HP
10 1 (1.04%) Altera
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.04%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Splunk
10 1 (1.04%) Xilinx