Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 117 127
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Perl 64 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.57% 1.28% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 4.57% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 40
Berkshire median daily rate £345 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £629 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £383 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.38% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +14.29%

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 1154 1204 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 28.10% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 693 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +12 29 £325 -27.78% 9
Slough +17 9 £525 -19.23%
Bracknell +7 8 £325 -27.78% 3
Wokingham - 5 £625 -
Maidenhead -9 2 £325 -
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Perl.

1 43 (67.19%) Linux
2 32 (50.00%) Python
3 29 (45.31%) Unix
4 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
5 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
7 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
7 17 (26.56%) DNS
7 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
8 16 (25.00%) Xen
8 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
10 14 (21.88%) Java
10 14 (21.88%) XML
10 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
10 14 (21.88%) Ruby
11 13 (20.31%) Degree
11 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.31%) Solaris
11 13 (20.31%) Apache
11 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
11 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
12 12 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (18.75%) HTML
12 12 (18.75%) Ansible
12 12 (18.75%) RESTful
13 11 (17.19%) Puppet
13 11 (17.19%) DevOps
13 11 (17.19%) JSON
13 11 (17.19%) Sun

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 13 (20.31%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.25%) Luigi
5 3 (4.69%) JBoss
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DNS
1 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.06%) VPN
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) LDAP
5 6 (9.38%) SS7
6 5 (7.81%) BGP
6 5 (7.81%) HTTP
6 5 (7.81%) Internet
6 5 (7.81%) NAS
6 5 (7.81%) SAN
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (6.25%) FTP
7 4 (6.25%) INAP
7 4 (6.25%) IPsec
7 4 (6.25%) MPLS
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (6.25%) SNMP
7 4 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) Big Data
5 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.25%) KNIME
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Administrator
2 15 (23.44%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) DevOps Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Server Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Automation Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) XML
2 12 (18.75%) HTML
2 12 (18.75%) RESTful
3 11 (17.19%) JSON
4 10 (15.63%) Web Services
5 9 (14.06%) CSS
6 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.50%) LAMP
6 8 (12.50%) Node.js
7 7 (10.94%) Ajax
8 4 (6.25%) Middleware
8 4 (6.25%) Sensu
8 4 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
9 2 (3.13%) REST
10 1 (1.56%) CORBA
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Life Science
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Unix
3 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.31%) Solaris
5 6 (9.38%) CentOS
6 5 (7.81%) Windows
7 2 (3.13%) SUSE
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (17.19%) Contingency Planning
2 11 (17.19%) DevOps
3 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 8 (12.50%) MVC
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.94%) Workflow
6 6 (9.38%) OO
6 6 (9.38%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.81%) Network Design
7 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (6.25%) Chemistry
8 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
8 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
3 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.88%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) Ruby
6 8 (12.50%) PHP
7 6 (9.38%) Korn
8 5 (7.81%) C
8 5 (7.81%) C++
9 4 (6.25%) C-shell
9 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) Degree
3 12 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) PhD
6 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Xen
2 8 (12.50%) Docker
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) Openswan
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.56%) pfSense
6 1 (1.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Ansible
2 11 (17.19%) Puppet
3 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.25%) Nagios
4 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.69%) Netcool
5 3 (4.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.13%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.13%) SELinux
7 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.56%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.56%) vRealize
7 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.19%) Sun
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Juniper
6 4 (6.25%) Netezza
6 4 (6.25%) RapidMiner
7 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.13%) Arista
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.13%) Huawei
8 2 (3.13%) Vyatta