Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 95 119
Rank change year-on-year -44 +24 -4
Contract jobs citing Perl 31 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.78% 1.55% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 6.12% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 35
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.06% -23.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £117 £300 £303
90th Percentile £550 £613 £533
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.54% - -
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £27.15 £42.00
% change year-on-year +74.05% -35.36% +7.69%

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 1,282 981 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.36% 25.34% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 580 739
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £295 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.60 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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
Reading -14 13 £450 +38.46% 6
Slough -7 3 £300 -42.86% 1
Bracknell -8 2 £475 +58.33%
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
Wokingham -13 1 £575 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 26 (83.87%) Python
2 24 (77.42%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
4 12 (38.71%) Ansible
5 11 (35.48%) Puppet
6 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 9 (29.03%) Apache
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (25.81%) Solaris
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) SOAP
7 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) HTTP
8 7 (22.58%) MPLS
8 7 (22.58%) OSPF
8 7 (22.58%) BGP
8 7 (22.58%) REST
8 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (19.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 6 (19.35%) CSIRT
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Malware Analysis

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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Akamai
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) BGP
2 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) MPLS
2 7 (22.58%) OSPF
3 6 (19.35%) DOCSIS
4 5 (16.13%) SNMP
5 3 (9.68%) Junos
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) ASN.1
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) DVB
6 2 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (6.45%) VXLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) L2TP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Security Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Security Incident Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) SOAP
2 7 (22.58%) REST
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Sensu
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) Flask
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.23%) BBC
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) IPTV
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) STB
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Solaris
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) CentOS
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
2 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Security
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) API Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Service Design
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
3 9 (29.03%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) AWK
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) KVM
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
4 2 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Ansible
2 11 (35.48%) Puppet
3 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 6 (19.35%) CSIRT
5 3 (9.68%) Kibana
5 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
6 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
6 2 (6.45%) Grafana
6 2 (6.45%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) Icinga
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (6.45%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) QRadar
6 2 (6.45%) Salt
6 2 (6.45%) SCCM
6 2 (6.45%) StatsD
6 2 (6.45%) Terraform
6 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Splunk
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) Mirantis
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Lancope
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) New Relic
4 2 (6.45%) Tekelec
5 1 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Greenplum
5 1 (3.23%) Huawei
5 1 (3.23%) Sandvine