The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wiltshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 60 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing Perl 9 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.30% 0.66% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 1.97% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £335 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £416
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 152 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.65% 33.33% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 130
Average daily rate £350 £306 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -11.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.13 £16.44 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Perl
South West

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -11 1 £280 -20.00%
Chippenham - 1 £335 - 1
Corsham - - - -
Perl
South West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Ruby
4 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) vCloud
4 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) SOA
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
8 2 (22.22%) Celerra
8 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
8 2 (22.22%) NAS
8 2 (22.22%) vSphere
8 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (22.22%) EMC
8 2 (22.22%) Solaris
8 2 (22.22%) Sun

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
1 2 (22.22%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) vCloud
3 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat