Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 July 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 96 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Perl 11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 2.01% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Bristol median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £365 £313 £261
90th Percentile £580 £450 £438
South West median daily rate £500 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +14.94% +5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £46.20

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 766 648 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.13% 37.54% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 425 434
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £278 £267 £263
90th Percentile £519 £523 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 29
Bristol median hourly rate £40.38 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +6.49% +5.77%
10th Percentile £29.63 £12.68 £27.43
90th Percentile £47.88 £51.65 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +2.38% +13.51%

Perl
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Perl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Perl in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Perl in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Perl in Bristol

Perl
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Perl in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Perl.

1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Xen
4 3 (27.27%) NAS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) .NET

Perl
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Environment And Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase