The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 42 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Perl 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 0.54% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 1.35% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Perl
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 148 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.40% 40.00% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 105 45
Average daily rate £350 £349 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +10.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £35.50 £29.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +66.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the Southampton region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Southampton region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Drupal
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) WMI
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Motif
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (62.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) Motif
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Lumension