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 3 months to 26 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Perl 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.19% 0.48% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 1.37% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £370 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +30.76%  
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 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 292 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.11% 34.76% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 203 299
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Perl.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Puppet
3 7 (58.33%) CentOS
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Xen

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 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (25.00%) Mule
3 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) FCoE
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Trainee
3 2 (16.67%) Trainee Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Django
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) CentOS
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Debian
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
8 1 (8.33%) HPUX
8 1 (8.33%) SUSE
8 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) C-shell
6 1 (8.33%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) RHCA
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) Gluster
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Samba
4 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Bcfg2
4 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (8.33%) Kibana
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) arcserve
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Gemalto
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Opsware
5 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas