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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 38 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Perl 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 0.58% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 1.52% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
141 132 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.86% 38.15% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 95 50
Average daily rate £340 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.63 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Drupal
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) WMI
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (55.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Perl Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) Motif
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Lumension