Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 151 124
Rank change year-on-year +57 -27 +14
Contract jobs citing Perl 56 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.83% 0.62% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 2.06% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 23
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £234 £340 £334
90th Percentile £568 £581 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.82% +22.22% -5.26%

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 933 1,262 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.42% 30.31% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 768 682
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £314 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +19.72% +23.48%
10th Percentile £18.25 £35.38 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.38 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.76%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +15 27 £475 +5.56% 1
Reading +5 9 £220 -59.82% 2
Slough +2 4 £500 +25.00%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Perl
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 39 (69.64%) IBM
1 39 (69.64%) Netcool
1 39 (69.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 39 (69.64%) Shell Script
2 38 (67.86%) Python
2 38 (67.86%) SNMP
3 35 (62.50%) REST
4 34 (60.71%) SOAP
4 34 (60.71%) Web Services
5 33 (58.93%) ServiceNow
6 32 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 32 (57.14%) Cramer
6 32 (57.14%) Remedy
6 32 (57.14%) Siebel
6 32 (57.14%) BMC
6 32 (57.14%) Amdocs OSS
6 32 (57.14%) xMatters
7 31 (55.36%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
8 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
9 28 (50.00%) Network Management
9 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (44.64%) PHP
11 24 (42.86%) Java
12 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 21 (37.50%) Unit Testing
12 21 (37.50%) Integration Testing
12 21 (37.50%) Web Development
12 21 (37.50%) Smoke Testing
13 18 (32.14%) Huawei

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 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) AWS
1 4 (7.14%) GCP
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) SNMP
2 8 (14.29%) Junos
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) MPLS
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) BGP
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) OSPF
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (7.14%) HSRP
5 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.14%) ICMP
5 4 (7.14%) Telnet
5 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.36%) VXLAN
7 2 (3.57%) DOCSIS
8 1 (1.79%) DVB
8 1 (1.79%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) German Language
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Designer
2 33 (58.93%) Solutions Designer
3 28 (50.00%) Architect
4 27 (48.21%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IP Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Junior
10 1 (1.79%) Electronics Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Junior Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Network Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) REST
2 34 (60.71%) SOAP
2 34 (60.71%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (50.00%) Network Management
3 21 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Smoke Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Web Development
4 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) High Availability
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.36%) Co-Creation
7 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.57%) API Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (3.57%) Product Management
9 1 (1.79%) API Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) Shell Script
2 38 (67.86%) Python
3 25 (44.64%) PHP
4 24 (42.86%) Java
5 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) Haskell
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) Rust
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
1 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) CCIP
2 4 (7.14%) CCNP
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (69.64%) Netcool
1 39 (69.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 32 (57.14%) Amdocs OSS
3 10 (17.86%) Ansible
4 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Puppet
5 4 (7.14%) Terraform
6 3 (5.36%) Cobbler
6 3 (5.36%) Icinga
6 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.36%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) IBM
2 33 (58.93%) ServiceNow
3 32 (57.14%) BMC
3 32 (57.14%) Cramer
3 32 (57.14%) Remedy
3 32 (57.14%) Siebel
3 32 (57.14%) xMatters
4 18 (32.14%) Huawei
5 17 (30.36%) Cisco
6 13 (23.21%) Nokia
7 8 (14.29%) Juniper
8 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.14%) Google
9 4 (7.14%) Mirantis
10 3 (5.36%) VMware
11 1 (1.79%) EMC