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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 99 88
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11  
Contract jobs citing Perl 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 3.72% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 18
Median daily rate £550 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +34.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £372 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

Perl is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 457 619 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.86% 26.01% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 364 355
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Perl as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £550 - 1
Windsor -2 4 £575 +15.00%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading +9 1 £300 -33.33% 7
Maidenhead - 1 £300 -
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 28 (77.78%) Python
2 26 (72.22%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) Java
4 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 13 (36.11%) Puppet
6 11 (30.56%) DevOps
7 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
7 10 (27.78%) Middleware
8 9 (25.00%) SOAP
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) HTTP
8 9 (25.00%) CentOS
8 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
8 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (22.22%) MVNO
9 8 (22.22%) REST
9 8 (22.22%) Intelligent Network
9 8 (22.22%) vSphere
9 8 (22.22%) Network Design
9 8 (22.22%) SNMP
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) Nagios
9 8 (22.22%) INAP
9 8 (22.22%) SS7
9 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco
10 7 (19.44%) Ericsson

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 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
2 8 (22.22%) INAP
2 8 (22.22%) Intelligent Network
2 8 (22.22%) MVNO
2 8 (22.22%) SNMP
2 8 (22.22%) SS7
3 5 (13.89%) 3G
3 5 (13.89%) 4G
3 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) LTE
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) 2G
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 2 (5.56%) VSAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMPP
7 1 (2.78%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Administrator
1 6 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Nagios Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior VMWare Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Ericsson Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Middleware
2 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) REST
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) LAMP
5 4 (11.11%) Sensu
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) CORBA
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) EMC VNX
2 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 3 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) CentOS
2 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Network Design
4 8 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Management
6 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Presales
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CCNA
1 6 (16.67%) CCNP
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.67%) RHCE
1 6 (16.67%) RHCSA
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) HNC
3 2 (5.56%) HND
3 2 (5.56%) VCDX
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) vSphere
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (22.22%) Nagios
4 6 (16.67%) Ansible
5 4 (11.11%) vCenter Server
5 4 (11.11%) vRealize
5 4 (11.11%) ZABBIX
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.78%) Netcool
8 1 (2.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (2.78%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Salt
8 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) Ericsson
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) EMC
3 5 (13.89%) Huawei
4 3 (8.33%) Nimsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP