Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 121 124
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Perl 31 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 0.91% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 3.73% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 42
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +15.67%
10th Percentile £280 £266 £300
90th Percentile £520 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.00

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 1,251 884 1,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.49% 24.25% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 515 728
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.66 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% +57.28% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.50 £53.75 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%

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 June 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 June 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 -4 13 £450 +5.88% 10
Newbury - 9 £425 -
Slough -8 3 £375 -25.00% 3
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £575 - 2
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 29 (93.55%) Python
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Ansible
4 14 (45.16%) Puppet
5 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
5 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
6 12 (38.71%) DevOps
7 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (32.26%) Ruby
8 9 (29.03%) Apache
9 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) HTTP
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Terraform
10 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
11 6 (19.35%) SOAP
11 6 (19.35%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) DOCSIS
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
12 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.13%) SNMP
12 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
12 5 (16.13%) Analytics

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 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) DOCSIS
3 5 (16.13%) SNMP
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) DVB
6 2 (6.45%) FTP
6 2 (6.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) AMQP
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.23%) Junos
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) OLTP
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Software Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Incident Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) REST
3 6 (19.35%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) Sensu
5 2 (6.45%) STL
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) Flask
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) JMS
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) IPTV
5 1 (3.23%) STB
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) SUSE
2 4 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) API Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) Service Design
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Fault Management
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 10 (32.26%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) AWK
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
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
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.23%) KVM
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Ansible
2 14 (45.16%) Puppet
3 10 (32.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (22.58%) Terraform
5 3 (9.68%) Grafana
5 3 (9.68%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (6.45%) CSIRT
6 2 (6.45%) Kibana
6 2 (6.45%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) Salt
6 2 (6.45%) SCCM
6 2 (6.45%) StatsD
6 2 (6.45%) WSUS
6 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.23%) Icinga
7 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) New Relic
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Huawei
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Mirantis
3 1 (3.23%) VMware