Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Perl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Perl over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Perl
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 158 137
Rank change year-on-year +87 -21 -21
Contract jobs citing Perl 33 19 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.90% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.71% 1.59% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 18
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -15.00%
10th Percentile £412 £357 £254
90th Percentile £600 £535 £516
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £72.50
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £50.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year -34.00% +5.82% -

Perl is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 492 1,197 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.28% 28.18% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 706 724
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £312
90th Percentile £650 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 30
Median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +61.74% +61.97%
10th Percentile £20.68 £35.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.04 £71.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -0.58%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Perl as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Perl in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Perl in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Perl in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +24 20 £500 -
Reading +28 3 £450 -10.00% 1
Slough +15 1 £425 -
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 27 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 25 (75.76%) IBM
2 25 (75.76%) Netcool
2 25 (75.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 20 (60.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (60.61%) ServiceNow
3 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (60.61%) xMatters
3 20 (60.61%) BMC
3 20 (60.61%) Siebel
3 20 (60.61%) Remedy
3 20 (60.61%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (57.58%) SOAP
4 19 (57.58%) Web Services
4 19 (57.58%) REST
5 18 (54.55%) Amdocs OSS
5 18 (54.55%) Network Management
5 18 (54.55%) SNMP
5 18 (54.55%) Cramer
6 17 (51.52%) Python
7 15 (45.45%) Java
7 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) PHP
9 11 (33.33%) Web Development
9 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Huawei

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Apigee
1 1 (3.03%) AWS
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.03%) GCP
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) SNMP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Junos
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Designer
2 20 (60.61%) Architect
3 18 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (54.55%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) REST
1 19 (57.58%) SOAP
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) Java SE
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) OpenID
3 1 (3.03%) React
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (54.55%) Network Management
3 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Microservices
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Co-Creation
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 17 (51.52%) Python
3 15 (45.45%) Java
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) Haskell
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Rust
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) VCAP
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) vCloud
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (75.76%) Netcool
1 25 (75.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 18 (54.55%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.03%) Icinga
5 1 (3.03%) Istio
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) IBM
2 20 (60.61%) BMC
2 20 (60.61%) Remedy
2 20 (60.61%) ServiceNow
2 20 (60.61%) Siebel
2 20 (60.61%) xMatters
3 18 (54.55%) Cramer
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Huawei
4 7 (21.21%) Nokia
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Mirantis
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat