The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 43 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Perl 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% 1.40% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 6.74% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£465 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.39% +46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Perl
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 89 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.36% 20.70% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 57
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -33.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM