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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 38 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Perl 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.55% 0.34% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 1.22% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £391 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -2.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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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 Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 82 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.58% 28.08% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 63
Average daily rate £400 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £451 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) LTE
2 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) 2G
5 2 (18.18%) Broadband
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) Apache
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LTE
1 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) 2G
3 2 (18.18%) Broadband
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee