Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 103 127
Rank change year-on-year -39 +24 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 27 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 1.67% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 5.56% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 21
Berkshire median daily rate £433 £365 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.49% -23.16% +35.71%
10th Percentile £278 £305 £281
90th Percentile £578 £585 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -26.32% +18.75%

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 1,248 1,222 1,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.68% 30.05% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 701 683
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £35.13 £9.38 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +6.49%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Berkshire

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor 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 20 January 2019. 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 +7 10 £450 +5.88%
Slough -8 9 £400 +6.67% 3
Reading -34 4 £548 +68.46% 8
Bracknell -13 2 £265 -39.43%
Windsor - 1 - -
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 22 (81.48%) Python
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.93%) Internet
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) Juniper
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) Solaris
7 6 (22.22%) C++
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) C
8 5 (18.52%) Apache
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) OSPF

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 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BRM
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Datadog
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Internet
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
4 5 (18.52%) BGP
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) OSPF
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 3 (11.11%) Junos
6 3 (11.11%) L2TP
6 3 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (7.41%) Broadband
7 2 (7.41%) GPRS
7 2 (7.41%) GSM
8 1 (3.70%) HTTP
8 1 (3.70%) SMTP
8 1 (3.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) CMake
2 3 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) CF BOSH
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language
3 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
1 5 (18.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Laravel
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Sensu
3 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) IPTV
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
1 2 (7.41%) RIA
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) Solaris
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) OpenVMS
7 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 2 (7.41%) AIX
8 2 (7.41%) HPUX
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Android
9 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.70%) CentOS
9 1 (3.70%) Debian
9 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) C
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) Korn
9 1 (3.70%) Java
9 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 5 (18.52%) Squid
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) KVM
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.70%) iptables
5 1 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
4 3 (11.11%) Terraform
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (7.41%) CSIRT
5 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.70%) Grafana
6 1 (3.70%) Graphite
6 1 (3.70%) Mesos
6 1 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.70%) Suricata
6 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Juniper
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Mirantis
4 2 (7.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (7.41%) BMC
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Siebel
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas