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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 35 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.07% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Perl
Hampshire

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
85 180 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.36% 42.25% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 130 101
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) HPUX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) NetWare
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Compaq
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) DVB
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) HACMP
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) NetWare
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Korn
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Compaq
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas